Paths To State Repression

Paths To State Repression

by Christian Davenport
     
 

In the last ten years, there has been a resurgence of interest in repression and violence within states. Paths to State Repression improves our understanding of why states use political repression, highlighting its relationship to dissent and mass protest. The authors draw upon a wide variety of political-economic contexts, methodological approaches, and geographic

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In the last ten years, there has been a resurgence of interest in repression and violence within states. Paths to State Repression improves our understanding of why states use political repression, highlighting its relationship to dissent and mass protest. The authors draw upon a wide variety of political-economic contexts, methodological approaches, and geographic locales, including Cuba, Nicaragua, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Israel, Eastern Europe, and Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847693917
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: Domestic Threats, Dissent, and State Repression Chapter 3 Domestic Threats: The Abuse of Personal Integrity Chapter 4 Political Repression: Threat Perception and Transnational Solidarity Groups Chapter 5 Protest Targeting and Repression: Campaigns against Water Projects in Indonesia Part 6 Part II: Exploring Dynamic Interactions Chapter 7 Coercion and Protest: An Empirical Test Revisited Chapter 8 Why Are Collective Conflicts Stable? Chapter 9 Mobilization, Opportunity Structure, and Polity Responsiveness: The Role of Repression in the Intifada Part 10 Part III: Bringing the State Back In (Again) Chapter 11 Protest, Democratization, and Human Rights in Africa Chapter 12 8 Exploring the Ameliorating Effects of Democracy on Political Repression: Cross-National Evidence

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