Explaining Rape during Civil War: Cross-National Evidence (1980–2009)

Why do some armed groups commit massive wartime rape, whereas others never do? Using an original dataset, I describe the substantial variation in rape by armed actors during recent civil wars and test a series of competing causal explanations. I find evidence that the recruitment mechanism is associ...

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Volume: 107
Main Author: COHEN, DARA KAY
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York, USA Cambridge University Press 01.08.2013
CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
published in: The American political science review Vol. 107; no. 3; pp. 461 - 477
Data of publication: 20130800
ISSN: 0003-0554
1537-5943
EISSN: 1537-5943
Alternate Title: Explaining Rape during Civil War
American Political Science Review
Discipline: Political Science
Subjects:
War
Online Access: Fulltext
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