Honor and political violence

  title={Honor and political violence},
  author={Elin Bjarneg{\aa}rd and Karen Broun{\'e}us and Erik Melander},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={748 - 761}
Who participates in political violence? In this study, we investigate the issue at the micro-level, comparing individuals who have used violence in political uprisings with those who have not. We develop our argument from the observation that men are strongly overrepresented in political violence, although most men do not participate. Literature on masculinities emphasizes the role of honor and its links to different forms of violence, such as domestic abuse, criminal violence, and violent… Expand
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