Toward a Democratic Civil Peace? Democracy, Political Change, and Civil War, 1816–1992

@article{Hegre2001TowardAD,
  title={Toward a Democratic Civil Peace? Democracy, Political Change, and Civil War, 1816–1992},
  author={H{\aa}vard Hegre and T. Ellingsen and S. Gates and Petter Gleditsch},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={2001},
  volume={95},
  pages={33 - 48}
}
  • Håvard Hegre, T. Ellingsen, +1 author Petter Gleditsch
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • American Political Science Review
  • Coherent democracies and harshly authoritarian states have few civil wars, and intermediate regimes are the most conflict-prone. Domestic violence also seems to be associated with political change, whether toward greater democracy or greater autocracy. Is the greater violence of intermediate regimes equivalent to the finding that states in political transition experience more violence? If both level of democracy and political change are relevant, to what extent is civil violence related to each… CONTINUE READING
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