Globalization and contentious politics: A comparative analysis of nonviolent and violent campaigns

  title={Globalization and contentious politics: A comparative analysis of nonviolent and violent campaigns},
  author={Sahir Karakaya},
  journal={Conflict Management and Peace Science},
  pages={315 - 335}
  • Sahir Karakaya
  • Published 1 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Conflict Management and Peace Science
Scholarly interest in the topic of nonviolent resistance has recently increased as a result of the worldwide spread of nonviolent campaigns such as the Arab Spring. Yet causal factors that facilitate the emergence of nonviolent resistance campaigns remain underexplored. This paper comparatively analyzes the causal factors of nonviolent and violent resistance campaigns in the world for the period 1976–2006 by utilizing NAVCO 2 data. This paper argues that increasing levels of globalization lead… 

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