Terrorism and Party Systems in the States of India

  title={Terrorism and Party Systems in the States of India},
  author={James A. Piazza},
  journal={Security Studies},
  pages={123 - 99}
The incidence of domestic terrorism varies dramatically across the states of India. This study demonstrates that important state-level differences in political party systems help to explain different levels of terrorist activity within the Indian states. Analysis of statistical data on terrorist attacks as well as other political, social, and macroeconomic indicators of the twenty-seven Indian states and the Delhi municipality from 1998 to 2006, determines that Indian states characterized by… Expand