Corpus ID: 10903515

Statebreakers to Statemakers : Strategies of Rebel Governance

  title={Statebreakers to Statemakers : Strategies of Rebel Governance},
  author={Jennifer Keister and Branislav L. Slantchev},
Rebellion is more than a military contest. While armed confr tation between fighters and soldiers is often the most visible aspect of rebe llion, rebels also have an ongoing relationship with the civilian population they purport to r ep esent. This relationship varies: some rebels provide services and pursue policies civilians find attractive, while others extort resources from the populace and adopt unpopular positi on . In an important way, rebels govern civilians. Why do their governance… Expand
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