By Roos Haer
This e-book examines no matter if modifications within the organizational constitution of armed teams form styles of human rights violations in civil wars.
Since the tip of global conflict II, civil wars were characterised by means of tremendous excessive numbers of civilian casualties. besides the fact that, the precise volume of civilian discomfort varies throughout time, clash, and geographic sector. lately, a brand new strand of study has emerged, basically eager about learning the dynamics underlying the adaptation in civilian abuse via reading the features of the armed teams and the way those features impact the armed teams’ behaviour in the direction of the civilian inhabitants.
With connection with principal-agent idea and knowledge at the organizational constitution of greater than 70 armed teams energetic around the world from 1989 onwards, the author’s research features either at the point of the armed team and at the point of the person through own interviews with opponents.
Offering a distinct perception into how elements akin to recruitment tools, hierarchy and organizational dedication may well impact the chance of civilian abuse through opponents, this ebook may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of political violence, civil wars, warfare and clash reports, defense experiences and IR in general.
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Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars: The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing (Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict) by Roos Haer