Democratization and Violent Conflict: Is There A Scandinavian Exception?

@article{Andersen2020DemocratizationAV,
  title={Democratization and Violent Conflict: Is There A Scandinavian Exception?},
  author={David Andersen},
  journal={Scandinavian Political Studies},
  year={2020}
}
  • David Andersen
  • Published 9 July 2020
  • Political Science
  • Scandinavian Political Studies

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