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Published: 20 April 2017

240 Pages | Figures and Tables


ISBN: 9780198792598

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The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflict

Predation, Production, and Peripheries

Topher L. McDougal

  • Examines how economic networks spanning the rural-urban divide condition the conflict dynamics between an urban-based state and its rural-based challengers
  • Analyses the different outcomes of West Africa (Liberia and Sierra Leone) and Maoist India
  • Includes contemporary and historical examples
  • Appendices provide mathematical and analytical details for readers seeking deeper understanding