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Why do they fight? Explaining participation in the War in Croatia

  title={Why do they fight? Explaining participation in the War in Croatia},
  author={Cody McClain Brown},
  • C. Brown
  • Published 31 August 2013
  • Political Science
This project explains voluntary participation in the War in Croatia, using a data set of daily interval event data and interviews with Croatian war veterans. It challenges the previous findings of macro level based research on conflict and the literature’s emphasis on material incentives as the prime motive for individual participation in war. Conversely, my findings show that the biggest influence on mass participation was the escalation of violent events. Using a generalized linear model I… 

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