Greed and Grievance : : Economic Agendas in Civil Wars / / ed. by Mats Berdal, David M. Malone.

Current scholarship on civil wars and transitions from war to peace has made significant progress in understanding the political dimensions of internal conflict, but the economic motivations spurring political violence have been comparatively neglected. This pathbreaking volume identifies the econom...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Lynne Rienner Press Complete Archive eBook-Package Pre-2000
Place / Publishing House:Boulder : : Lynne Rienner Publishers, , [2022]
Year of Publication:2022
Series:A project of the International Peace Institute
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Physical Description:1 online resource (256 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Introduction
  • PART ONE Approaches to the Political Economy of Civil Wars
  • 2 Incentives and Disincentives for Violence
  • 3 Shadow States and the Political Economy of Civil Wars
  • 4 Globalization, Transborder Trade, and War Economies
  • 5 Doing Well out of War: An Economic Perspective
  • 6 The Resource Curse: Are Civil Wars Driven by Rapacity or Paucity?
  • 7 The View from Below
  • PART TWO Confronting Economic Agendas in Civil Wars
  • 8 Arms, Elites, and Resources in the Angolan Civil War
  • 9 Targeted Financial Sanctions
  • 10 Aiding or Abetting? Humanitarian Aid and Its Economic Role in Civil War
  • 11 Shaping Agendas in Civil Wars: Can International Criminal Law Help?
  • Acronyms
  • Selected Bibliography
  • The Contributors
  • Index
  • About the Book