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Causation as a Core Concept in Conflict Analysis

by Daniel Rothbart

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  • Pages: 11
  • Published Date: September 9, 2008
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 9780415433952


The enormous surge in identity-based conflict has captivated world attention with a new sense of urgency to explain how cycle of violence are fueled by notions of identity and difference. Familiar models of nations-states at war fail to explain the character of such violence and the militant tactics that ensure escalation of hostilities.