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Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict


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Foreign Intervention, Warfare and Civil Wars: External Assistance and Belligerents' Choice of Strategy

Foreign Intervention, Warfare and Civil Wars: External Assistance and Belligerents' Choice of Strategy

1st Edition

Adam Lockyer
September 04, 2017

This book examines the impact of foreign intervention in the course and nature of warfare in civil wars. Throughout history, foreign intervention in civil wars has been the rule rather than the exception. The involvement of outside powers can have a dramatic impact on the course and nature of...

Social Movements and Civil War: When Protests for Democratization Fail

Social Movements and Civil War: When Protests for Democratization Fail

1st Edition

Donatella della Porta, Teije Hidde Donker, Bogumila Hall, Emin Poljarevic, Daniel P. Ritter
July 18, 2017

This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the mechanisms through which social movements’ struggles for democracy end up in civil war....

Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars: The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing

Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars: The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing

1st Edition

Roos Haer
April 17, 2015

This book examines whether differences in the organizational structure of armed groups shape patterns of human rights violations in civil wars. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have been characterized by extremely high numbers of civilian casualties. However, the exact extent of civilian...

Territorial Separatism in Global Politics: Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

Territorial Separatism in Global Politics: Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

1st Edition

Damien Kingsbury, Costas Laoutides
March 09, 2015

This volume examines the various aspects of territorial separatism, focusing on how and why separatist movements arise. Featuring essays by leading scholars from different disciplinary perspectives, the book aims to situate the question of separatism within the broader socio-political context of...

Understanding Civil Wars: Continuity and change in intrastate conflict

Understanding Civil Wars: Continuity and change in intrastate conflict

1st Edition

Edward Newman
April 28, 2014

This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts...

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