The political economy of rural-urban conflict : predation, production, and peripheries (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The political economy of rural-urban conflict : predation, production, and peripheries

Author: Topher L McDougal
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Why do some rebel insurgencies target cities as economic prey, whilst others are content to trade with them? This volume examines how the trade networks underpinning the economic relationship between rural and urban areas differ in their impact on (and response to) the combat frontier.
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Topher L McDougal
ISBN: 9780191834585 0191834580
OCLC Number: 989687875
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustrationen (black and white)
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Production and Predation3: How Production Networks Adapted to Civil War in Liberia4: Stateless State-Led Industrialization5: Trade Network Splintering and Ethnic Homogenization in Liberia and Sierra Leone6: Multipolar Trade and Rural-Urban Violence in Maoist India7: Trade Networks and the Management of the Combat Frontier8: Interstitial Economies9: Into an Urban WorldAppendix A: Supply-chain management in a predatory environmentAppendix B: Multiplication of trade routesAppendix C: Methodology and regression tables for Chapter 5Appendix D: Technical details of Chapter 6Derivation of select variablesRegression tables
Responsibility: Topher L. McDougal.

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