Cross-national Studies of Civil Violence
American University, Center for Research in Social Systems, 1969 - Insurgency - 214 pages
This report is an evaluation of a general, explanatory theory of the conditions of violent civil conflict. The theory is tested through application of complex and powerful statistical techniques to data from a large number of nations. (Author).
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