Unformatted text preview: treatment under the law? Is the head of state elected in free and fair election? All this leads to a certain classification and this could falsify a country as a democracy. In regards to the hypothesis given, both the PACL and Freedom House can falsify it. The PACL could falsify the hypothesis by first testing if countries the have the qualities of countries are more likely to sign international treaties if some countries that are democratic and can not seem to form international treaties then this has show that this hypothesis has been falsified. For the Freedom House measure, they should check if some of the countries that exempts political right and human right (democracy) are less likely to sign international treaties or rather some dictatorships are more likely to sign international treaties. If this happens then the hypothesis has been falsified because it the fact that it is false can be tested. 6)...
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- Spring '97
- Democracy, Freedom House, pacl