Dynamics of Conflict

  • Ronald A.¬†Francisco

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  1. Front Matter
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  6. Back Matter
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About this book


The mechanisms of protest and revolution have been the subject of theoretical research for over a century, yet the lack of data has hindered the empirical validation of conflicting theories. In this book, the author presents a unique new set of sub-daily data from over thirty countries and seven civil wars and uses them to test two models of conflict, the predator-prey model and the competing species model. The dynamic nature of the data modeling and the novelty of the dataset make this work a unique contribution to the field of conflict research. Dynamics of Conflict will help to re-evaluate existing theories and charts a new course towards the formal and statistical modeling of conflict.


Civil War Conflict Count Data Dynamic Model Estimation Game Theory Lotka-Volterra Model Mechanism of Conflict Mobilization Protest Repression Revolution Theory of Conflict

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