The temporal dynamics of new international borders

  title={The temporal dynamics of new international borders},
  author={David B. Carter and H. E. Goemans},
  journal={Conflict Management and Peace Science},
  pages={285 - 302}
Borders are perhaps the most significant institutions in international relations. A massive literature demonstrates that border disputes fundamentally affect the character of relations between disputants, often escalating to violent and persistent conflict. However, the literature has barely begun to explore and identify the exact mechanisms that produce disputes and whereby these disputes escalate. Recent research demonstrates that how borders are drawn affects the probability of subsequent… Expand
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