Measuring Revolution

@article{Colgan2012MeasuringR,
  title={Measuring Revolution},
  author={J. Colgan},
  journal={Conflict Management and Peace Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={444 - 467}
}
  • J. Colgan
  • Published 2012
  • Conflict Management and Peace Science
Domestic political upheaval has profound consequences, both for the country in which it takes place and for international politics. It is therefore striking that there is no standard cross-national time-series dataset that focuses specifically on the concept of revolution. This article aims to address that gap by introducing a new dataset on revolutionary governments and leaders, 1945–2004. Revolutionary leaders tend to be younger, to have longer tenure in office, and to be more prone to… Expand
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