Democracy, Power, Genocide, and Mass Murder

@article{Rummel1995DemocracyPG,
  title={Democracy, Power, Genocide, and Mass Murder},
  author={R. Rummel},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={1995},
  volume={39},
  pages={26 - 3}
}
  • R. Rummel
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
From 1900 to 1987, state, quasi-state, and stateless groups have killed in democide (genocide, massacres, extrajudicial executions, and the like) nearly 170,000,000 people. Case studies and quantitative analysis show that ethnic, racial, and religious diversity, economic development, levels of education, and cultural differences do not account for this killing. Rather, democide is best explained by the degree to which a regime is empowered along a democratic to totalitarian dimension and… Expand
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