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Understanding Civil War

by Paul Collier

Understanding Civil War Synopsis

The two volumes of Understanding Civil War build upon the World Bank's prior research on conflict and violence, particularly on the work of Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler, whose model of civil war onset has sparked much discussion on the relationship between conflict and development in what came to be known as the greed versus grievance debate. The authors systematically apply the Collier-Hoeffler model to 15 countries in 6 different regions of the world, using a comparative case study methodology to revise and expand upon economic models of civil war. The book concludes that the 'greed' versus 'grievance' debate should be abandoned for a more complex model that considers greed and grievance as inextricably fused motives for civil war.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780821360477
Publication date: 31st July 2005
Author: Paul Collier
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 370 pages
Categories: Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare,

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