Killing civilians in civil war : the rationale of indiscriminate violence (eBook, 2020) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Killing civilians in civil war : the rationale of indiscriminate violence

Author: Jürgen Brandsch; University of St. Andrews. Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence,
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : FirstForumPress, a division of Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Offers surprising findings about the strategic rationale for killing innocent civilians in civil wars"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brandsch, Jürgen, 1980-
Killing civilians in civil war.
Boulder, Colorado : FirstForumPress, a division of Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2020
(OCoLC)1104692481
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Brandsch; University of St. Andrews. Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence,
ISBN: 1626379068 9781626379060
OCLC Number: 1146573023
Notes: "Published in association with the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews."
Description: 1 online resource (x, 239 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Targeting civilians in civil wars --
State use of indiscriminate violence --
Nonstate use of indiscriminate violence --
Conceptual building blocks --
A theory of group-selective violence --
Assessing the effects of indiscriminate violence --
Group-selective violence across history --
Violence against civilians in ethnic wars --
Does group-selective violence work?
Responsibility: Jürgen Brandsch.

Abstract:

Conventional wisdom tells us that targeting civilians in civil wars makes little sense as a combat strategy. Yet, the indiscriminate violence continues. Why? To tackle this vexing question, Jurgen  Read more...
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