Insurgents of the Sea: Institutional and Economic Opportunities for Maritime Piracy

@article{Daxecker2012InsurgentsOT,
  title={Insurgents of the Sea: Institutional and Economic Opportunities for Maritime Piracy},
  author={Ursula E. Daxecker and Brandon C Prins},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={940 - 965}
}
While piracy may evoke romanticized visions of swashbuckling, rum swigging, and skirt chasing pirates hoisting the Jolly Roger, maritime piracy has changed substantially by taking advantage of modernization and substantial upgrading of the weapons, vessels, and weapons it employs. In addition, as documented by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), the frequency of pirate attacks has increased significantly, with more than 2,600 piracy incidents occurring since 2004. The authors argue that… 
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