Reassessing the Causes of Nongovernmental Terrorism in Latin America

  title={Reassessing the Causes of Nongovernmental Terrorism in Latin America},
  author={A. Feldmann and M. Per{\"a}l{\"a}},
  journal={Latin American Politics and Society},
  pages={101 - 132}
Abstract For years, nongovernmental terrorism in Latin America was considered an epiphenomenon of the Cold War. The persistence of this type of political violence in the 1990s, however, not only belied many assumptions about its causes but also led scholars to reexamine the phenomenon. This article investigates the validity of a number of hypotheses by applying a pooled time-series cross-section regression analysis to data from 17 Latin American countries between 1980 and 1995. Findings… Expand
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