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Economic and Political Causes of Genocidal Violence: A comparison with findings on the causes of civil war

@inproceedings{Stewart2011EconomicAP,
  title={Economic and Political Causes of Genocidal Violence: A comparison with findings on the causes of civil war},
  author={F. Stewart},
  year={2011}
}
  • F. Stewart
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Genocide is different from civil war: it usually involves deaths on a much larger scale and targets particular groups – mostly civilians - often with the aim of exterminating them. The violence is one-sided, and, fortunately, genocides are much rarer than civil wars. Although with genocide, as with civil wars, it is possible to identify underlying political and economic patterns that make genocide more likely, there have been two distinct strands of investigation by social scientists: studies… CONTINUE READING
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