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Africa : evidence and analysis

Author: Paul Collier; Nicholas Sambanis
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2005.
Series: Understanding civil war, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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VOLUME 1: AfricaVOLUME 2: Europe, Central Asia, and Other Regions""This is a superb manuscript, and one that will become a standard reference in the field for students of conflict and civil war.""--Robert Bates, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University The two volumes of Understanding Civil War build upon the World Bank's prior research on conflict and violence, particularly on the work of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Africa.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2005
(DLC) 2005047813
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Collier; Nicholas Sambanis
ISBN: 0821360477 9780821360477
OCLC Number: 133164167
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 353 pages)
Contents: Foreword; Preface; 1 The Collier-Hoeffler Model of Civil War Onset and the Case Study Project Research Design; Tables; 2 Civil War and Its Duration in Burundi; Figures; 3 The Economics of Civil War: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo; 4 Theory Versus Reality: Civil War Onset and Avoidance in Nigeria Since 1960; 5 Sporadic Ethnic Violence: Why Has Kenya Not Experienced a Full-Blown Civil War?; 6 The Civil War in Mozambique: The Balance Between Internal and External Influences; 7 Sudan's Civil War: Why Has It Prevailed for So Long? 8 Algeria, 1992-2002: Anatomy of a Civil War9 Senegal and Mali; 10 Conclusion: Using Case Studies to Refine and Expand the Theory of Civil War; Contributors; Index.
Series Title: Understanding civil war, v. 1.
Responsibility: Paul Collier & Nicholas Sambanis, editors.

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The two volumes of Understanding Civil War build upon the World Bank's prior research on conflict and violence, particularly on the work of Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler, whose model of civil war  Read more...

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