Cross-national studies of civil violence
Ted Robert Gurr, Charles Ruttenberg, American University (Washington, D.C.). Center for Research in Social Systems, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies
American University, Center for Research in Social Systems, 1969 - Social Science - 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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FIRST TESTS OF A CAUSAL MODEL
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119 Proposed relationship aggregate data Algeria all-polity Anglo-Saxon Angola Asian associated budget Burundi capita income central government Centrist Chapter characteristics civil strife civil violence cluster analyses clusters of polities coded comparable correlation countries cross-national datum deprivation dichotomous distribution domestic effects elite Elitist African error margins estimates example expectations factor factor analysis false precision included independent variables indices initiators intensity internal security forces large number less levels of civil levels of strife likelihood and magnitude logTMCV Low Very Small magnitude of civil mediating variables military Moderate Mozambique multiple nations optimum intervals participation percent percentage Personalist Latin police Political Rule polities population procedure regime regression equations relative reported residuals retribution Rhodesia riots ROTC Russett Rwanda scale scores separatism significant social Sociocultural socioeconomic sources South Vietnam specified stability statistical substantial suggests Table theoretical model theory tion TMCV turmoil U.S. dollars union University value capabilities WHPSI