1 Testing empirical propositions about shatterbelts , 1945-1976

@inproceedings{Hensel19941TE,
  title={1 Testing empirical propositions about shatterbelts , 1945-1976},
  author={Paul R. Hensel and Paul F Diehl},
  year={1994}
}
The idea that some geographic regions, known as shatterbelts, are more conflict-prone than others has appeared and resurfaced in geopolitical writings throughout the twentieth century. Yet much of that work has been tautological or impressionistic. We attempt to sort out the conceptual components of shatterbelts from their hypothesized consequences, and to… CONTINUE READING