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ISBN-13: 9781107499751
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 327
Sales rank: 442,930
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ana Arjona is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, Illinois. She has conducted research in Colombia and Kosovo, and has published several articles in edited books and in the Journal of Conflict Resolution. She is the author of Social Order in Civil War (forthcoming), a book on the emergence of order and disorder in war zones. Her work has been funded by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Social Science Research Council, the United States Institute of Peace, Yale University, and Columbia University in the US; the International Development Research Centre in Canada; the Folke Bernadotte Academy in Sweden; and the Department for International Development and the Economic and Social Research Council in the UK.

Nelson Kasfir is Professor of Government Emeritus at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. He has written extensively about African politics, agency, ethnicity, civil society, democratization, constitution-making, and political economy. He is preparing an international dataset comparing selected cases of rebel governance of civilians during civil war. He is also writing a book comparing rebel governance by two insurgent groups in Uganda - the National Resistance Army in the 1980s and the Rwenzururu Kingdom in the 1960s and 1970s.

Zachariah Mampilly is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Africana Studies Program at Vassar College, New York. He has published numerous essays and articles about African and South Asian politics and culture. He is the author of Rebel Rulers: Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War (2011) and co-author of Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change (2015). During 2012–13, he was a Fulbright Visiting Research Professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Ana Arjona, Nelson Kasfir and Zachariah Mampilly; 2. Rebel governance - constructing a field of inquiry: definitions, scope, patterns, order, causes Nelson Kasfir; 3. Del gobierno de abajo al gobierno de arriba… and back: transitions to and from rebel governance in Latin America, 1956–90 Timothy Wickham-Crowley; 4. Performing the nation-state: rebel governance and symbolic processes Zachariah Mampilly; 5. Rebel diplomacy: theorizing violent non-state actors' strategic use of talk Bridget L. Coggins; 6. Rebel governance during the Greek civil war, 1942–9 Stathis N. Kalyvas; 7. Comparing rebel rule through revolution and naturalization: ideologies of governance in Naxalite and Naga India Bert Suykens; 8. Myths set in motion: the moral economy of Mai Mai governance Kasper Hoffmann; 9. Civilian resistance to rebel governance Ana Arjona; 10. Dialogue direct: rebel governance and civil order in Northern Côte d'Ivoire Till Förster; 11. The rebel state in society: governance and accommodation in Aceh, Indonesia Shane Joshua Barter; 12. Organization and governance: the evolution of urban militias in Medellín, Colombia Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín; 13. Predatory rebellions and governance: the national patriotic front of Liberia, 1989–92 William Reno; 14. Conclusion Ana Arjona, Nelson Kasfir and Zachariah Mampilly.

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