Learning about principles or prospects for success? An experimental analysis of information support for nonviolent resistance

  title={Learning about principles or prospects for success? An experimental analysis of information support for nonviolent resistance},
  author={Babak RezaeeDaryakenari and Peyman Asadzade},
  journal={Research \& Politics},
The color revolutions in Eastern Europe and the recent waves of protests in the Middle East and North Africa show that nonviolent conflicts, like violent conflicts, spread across countries. Scholars argue that the idea of adopting nonviolent resistance travels across borders because dissidents learn from foreign protestors about the principles of nonviolent campaigns and their success in changing the status quo. However, the commonly used country-level data do not allow scholars to distinguish… 
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