Violence and Restraint in Civil War: Civilian Targeting in the Shadow of International Law

Violence and Restraint in Civil War: Civilian Targeting in the Shadow of International Law

by Jessica A. Stanton

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ISBN-13: 9781107069107
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/26/2016
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Jessica Stanton is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, she held Fellowships at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, California, the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University, Massachusetts, and the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has been published in The Journal of Politics and the Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Table of Contents

1. Strategies of violence and restraint; 2. A new data set on violence against civilians in civil war; 3. Quantitative analysis of government and rebel group violence and restraint; 4. Government restraint in Indonesia; 5. Rebel group restraint in Aceh and East Timor; 6. Variation in government violence against civilians: Turkey and Sudan; 7. Variation in rebel group violence against civilians: Turkey, El Salvador, and Azerbaijan; 8. Extreme rebel group violence against civilians: the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda; 9. Conclusion.

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