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Working Paper
The loser’s long curse: electoral consequences of a class conflict

This paper presents evidence of political legacies of exposure to a violent class conflict over 100 years...

Civil conflict Class Elections
Working Paper
Civil wars and stumbling of patriarchal societies: The reconstruction of gender relations in post-conflict Liberia

This research project traces how women’s participation in the Liberian civil wars, as combatants and peace agents, reconstructs gender relations in the post-civil war context...

Liberia Civil conflict Women
Working Paper
Between victory and statehood: Armed violence in post-war Abkhazia

What accounts for armed violence in the aftermath of civil war? Efforts to develop a comprehensive framework to understand this phenomenon have been made in the literature...

Violence Political violence Abkhazia
Working Paper
The incursion of Leviathan: wartime territorial control and post-conflict state capacity in Peru

How do civil war dynamics affect state-building decisions in the aftermath of conflict?...

Civil conflict State capacity Post-conflict
Working Paper
Rebel governance and political participation

Rebels, militias, and criminal groups all govern civilians. Governing strategies adopted by armed groups during civil war likely influence citizens’ post-conflict political participation, with consequences for democratic politics...

Armed conflict Governance Wartime governance
Blog
The paths and legacies of civil war

Civil wars leave enduring legacies for social networks , political identities , preferences , and attitudes ...

Civil conflict Peacebuilding Institutions
Working Paper
Civic legacies of wartime governance

In conflict zones around the world, both state and non-state actors deliver governance at local levels. This paper explores the long-term impact of individual exposure to ‘wartime governance’ on social and political behaviour...

Conflict Statebuilding Local development
Working Paper
Unintended consequences of economic sanctions for human rights: Conflict minerals and infant mortality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Are victims of human rights abuses better off with or without economic sanctions targeted at their perpetrators? We study this question in the context of a US human rights policy, Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act...

Economic sanctions Infant mortality Civil conflict
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