Roos Haer's Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars: The PDF

By Roos Haer

ISBN-10: 1138829366

ISBN-13: 9781138829367

This e-book examines even if modifications within the organizational constitution of armed teams form styles of human rights violations in civil wars.



Since the top of worldwide struggle II, civil wars were characterised through super excessive numbers of civilian casualties. although, the precise volume of civilian ache varies throughout time, clash, and geographic sector. lately, a brand new strand of study has emerged, basically considering learning the dynamics underlying the adaptation in civilian abuse via interpreting the features of the armed teams and the way those features impression the armed teams’ behaviour in the direction of the civilian inhabitants.



With connection with principal-agent idea and information at the organizational constitution of greater than 70 armed teams energetic world wide from 1989 onwards, the author’s research services either at the point of the armed crew and at the point of the person through own interviews with opponents.



Offering a special perception into how components akin to recruitment tools, hierarchy and organizational dedication could impact the chance of civilian abuse by way of warring parties, this ebook could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of political violence, civil wars, conflict and clash experiences, defense reports and IR in general.

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