Center-Periphery Dissonance as a Possible Factor of the Revolutionary Wave of 2013-2014

@article{Korotayev2015CenterPeripheryDA,
  title={Center-Periphery Dissonance as a Possible Factor of the Revolutionary Wave of 2013-2014},
  author={A. Korotayev and Leonid M. Issaev and J. Zinkina},
  journal={Cross-Cultural Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={49},
  pages={461 - 488}
}
Jack Goldstone proposes three predictors for acute social and political destabilization during the revolutionary wave of 2013-2014: (a) an intermediate level of per capita GDP, (b) a high level of corruption, and (c) a transitional type of political regime. After testing this theory on a broader sample, this study suggests and finds support for another predictor—“center-periphery dissonance” for the destabilization of the 2013-2014 wave. The emergence of this factor is common in the process of… Expand

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