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Published: 25 September 2019

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190056896

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Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Edited by Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk

  • Introduces scholars and practitioners to the concept of civil action
  • Locates civil action within the wider spectrum of behavior in the midst of civil conflict and war
  • Showcases empirical findings about the effects of civil action in nine cases from around the world
  • Explains the ways in which non-violent actions during civil war affect the dynamics of violence