Democracy and human rights



Ivi Proos, Iris Pettai. Attitudes of the Georgian population towards crime and penal policy. Based on materials of a nationwide sociological study of the population. Thbilisi 2009.
Financed by the Penal Reform International, Regional Office in the South Caucasus.


Helve Kase, Iris Pettai. Aid requirements of Georgian displaced persons and the humanitarian aid situation. Thbilisi 2008.
Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.


Ivi Proos, Ülo Kaevats, Juhan Kivirähk, Iris Pettai, Raivo Vetik, Tiina Raitviir, Tõnis Saarts. Democracy and national interests. The Estonian society in 2005. Estonian Institute for Open Society Research. Tallinn, 2006.
Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.


Ivi Proos, Iris Pettai. On the background of crime in the Estonian society: liberalisation of penal policy and the people’s attitude towards punishment. Tallinn, 2005.
Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.


Iris Pettai. Is it safe to live in Estonia/results of an expert survey. The collection of articles: The price of Estonia’s success. Estonia’s social security and the people’s safety. Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastus 2005.

Iris Pettai, Mikko Lagerspetz. Estonian sociology in the 1990s: In search of an Identity. Book: Sociology in Central and Eastern Europe. Keen, M. and Mucha J. (Edit) Praeger. Westport, Connecticut, London 2003. (in English)

Iris Pettai. Mutual tolerance between Estonians and non-Estonians. Collection of articles: Estonia and Estonians in a comparative perspective. Intercultural studies at the end of the 20th century. Compiled by Aune Valk. Tartu University publishing house 2002.