The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is political repression.
· Christian Davenport. "Multi-Dimensional Threat Perception and State Repression: An Inquiry Into Why States Apply Negative Sanctions." American Journal of Political Science 39 (1995): 683-713.
· David Cingranelli, ed. Human Rights: Theory and Measurement. St. Martin's Press, 1988.
· Ted Robert Gurr. "The Political Origins of State Violence and Terror: A Theoretical Analysis." In Government and Repression, edited by Michael Stohl and George A. Lopez. Greenwood Press, 1986.
· Steven Poe and C. Neal Tate. "Repression of Human Rights to Personal Integrity in the 1980s: A Global Analysis." American Political Science Review 88, no. 8 (1994): 853-872.
· Alex P. Schmid. "Repression, State Terrorism, and Genocide: Conceptual Classifications." In State Organized Terror, edited by Timothy P. Bushnell, et al. Westview Press, 1991.
· Freedom, Democracy, Peace; Power Democide, and War A web site maintained by Professor R.J. Rummel that offers extensive information and links about human rights. This web site includes "politicide" or the murder of citizens by their government based on political motives. http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/
"The Infography about Political Repression"
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