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Rural grievances, landholding inequality, and civil conflict

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Economic grievances, particularly those caused by landholding inequality, play a central role in theories of political instability and civil conflict. However, cross-national empirical studies have failed to confirm the link between unequal distributions of land and civil war. This is due to problems in measuring and theorizing rural inequality. A measure of landholding inequality which accounts for landlessness captures economic grievances in the countryside and is predicted to be correlated...

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Oxford University Press
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International Studies Quarterly More from this journal
Volume:
60
Issue:
3
Pages:
511–519
Publication date:
2016-07-31
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2016-02-08
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1468-2478 and 0020-8833
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2016-11-01

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