Greed, Grievance, and Mobilization in Civil Wars

  title={Greed, Grievance, and Mobilization in Civil Wars},
  author={Patrick Regan and Daniel A. Norton},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={319 - 336}
Greed, grievances, and mobilization are generally offered as explanations for rebellion and civilwar. The authors extend arguments about the precursors to nonviolent protest, violent rebellion, and civil war. These arguments motivate a series of hypotheses that are tested against data from the Minorities at Risk project. The results of the analysis suggest, first, that the factors that predict antistate activity at one level of violence do not always hold at other levels; second, the response… Expand

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