Understanding Collective Political Violence

  • Yvan Guichaoua

Part of the Conflict, Inequality and Ethnicity book series (CoIE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Individual Drivers of Collective Violence and the Dynamics of Armed Groups

  3. Joining Insurgencies: Contexts, Beliefs and Agency

  4. The Dynamics of Insurgent Groups

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 277-291

About this book


Understanding Collective Political Violence offers a unique view on contemporary processes of violent political mobilization across continents: Africa, Latin America, South East Asia and the Middle East. It pays particular attention to unconventional combatants such as women or children and details the drivers of their violent engagement.


Counter-Insurgency gender insurgency political violence violence women

Editors and affiliations

  • Yvan Guichaoua
    • 1
  1. 1.University of East AngliaUK

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