9781137364081

The Armed Groups in Cambodian Civil War Territorial Control, Rivalry, and Recruitment

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    9781137364081

  • ISBN10:

    1137364084

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-12-18
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

Why does an armed group adopt not only one measure but also combine multiple strategies in its mobilization efforts? This book argues that, given a difference in a group's influence between the stronghold and contested areas, it will adopt varying mobilization strategies that range from involuntary to voluntary recruitment. When the group attempts to collect combatants in the stronghold, it can use coercion as a means of mobilization. Within contested areas, in contrast, the group seeks to recruit dedicated participants whose interests coincide with the groups' long-term goals.

Author Biography

Yuichi Kubota is Lecturer at Center for Policy Research, University of Niigata Prefecture, Niigata, Japan. His research focuses on civil war, public opinion, and the political economy of development in Asia. He has published several research articles in these fields.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Literature Review: Diversity in Civilians' Incentives and Multiplicity of Recruitment Strategies

3. Theory: Territorial Control, Rivalry, and Recruitment

4. Cambodia, 1970-75

5. Cambodia, 1979-91

6. Recruitment in Comparative Perspective

7. Conclusion

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