In This Review

Freedom in the World: Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 1978
Freedom in the World: Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 1978
Edited by Raymond D. Gastil
G.K. Hall (for Freedom House), 1978, 325 pp.

Freedom House has now expanded its annual review of the state of freedom in the world to this yearbook form. Despite the inherent difficulty of quantifying freedom and ranking states accordingly, this is a worthy effort and a useful book of reference.