Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security : Dilemmas of Deterrence and Assurance

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  • Copyright: 2008-05-29
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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This volume seeks to understand the central role of governments in intra-state conflicts, exploring how the government in any society plays two pivotal roles: as a deterrent against those who would use violence and as a potential danger to the society.

Table of Contents

1 Causing Security, Reducing Fear: Deterring Intra-State Violence and Assuring Government Restraint Stephen M. Saideman and Marie-Joelle Zahar 2 Fear, Preemption, Retaliation: An Empirical Test of the Security Dilemma Stathis N. Kalyvas 3 Six Feet Over: Internal War, Battle Deaths and the Influence of the Living on the Dead David Armstrong and Christian Davenport 4 Inequality, Indivisibility, and Insecurity S Mansoob Murshed 5 Rulers as Mass Murderers: Political Institutions and Human Insecurity Aysegul Aydin and Scott Gates 6 Resentment, Fear, and the Structure of the Military in Multiethnic States Roger Petersen and Paul Staniland 7 Violence as Politics: ETA and Basque Nationalism André Lecours 8 Africa's Power Sharing Institutions as a Response to Insecurity: Assurance without Deterrence Donald Rothchild 9 The "Chicken or the Egg'? External Support and Rebellion in Ethnopolitics Yasemin Akbaba, Patrick Jamesm and Zeynep Taydas 10 Tackling the Anarchy Within: The Role of Deterrence and Great Power Intervention in Peace Operations Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brlé 11 Conclusion: Dilemmas of Insecurity: Implications For Research and Policy Marie-Joelle Zahar and Stephen M. Saideman

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