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Introduction

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of electoral violence. Electoral violence includes political violence that takes place during the electoral cycle and is linked causally to electoral ... More


Coercive Electoral Governance: The Use of Force by State Actors

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explains the hypotheses regarding state violence, with respect to the choice situations faced by leaders at election time. State and state-affiliated actors, including incumbent ... More


Strategies of Electoral-Violence Prevention

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides quantitative data analysis and case studies of electoral-violence prevention techniques. Implicit in the academic study of electoral violence is the assumption that it is a ... More


Carrots and Sticks: Toward a Theory of Electoral Violence

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops the study's main argument as to the incentives under which state and nonstate actors will employ violent means of shaping electoral outcomes, in addition to alternatives such as ... More


Violence by Nonstate Actors

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses nonstate electoral violence, exploring the circumstances under which nonstate actors resort to violent means to achieve their ends, how state-initiated violence and nonstate ... More


Divergent Contexts and Patterns of Violent Elections

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the strategic dynamics inherent in different geographic contexts and different time periods. It considers variations in electoral violence across the electoral cycle, over ... More


Conclusion: Implications for theory, Policy, and Practice

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the main findings of the book and draws out their implications for political science as well as for policies on institutional design, electoral administration, ... More


Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout their history, political elections have been threatened by conflict, and the use of force has in the past several decades been an integral part of electoral processes in a significant ... More


The Limits of International Pressure

DANIELA DONNO

in Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199991280
eISBN:
9780199363230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991280.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines three country cases in which the international enforcement of democratic norms either failed to produce meaningful electoral change or had, at best, partial or superficial ... More


Politics as a Hostile Space

Mona Lena Krook

in Violence against Women in Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190088460
eISBN:
9780190088507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088460.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 addresses arguments suggesting politics is simply a hostile space, drawing on examples from both the theory and practice of politics. It then turns to several bodies of work problematizing ... More


Fezzes and Hats

Sarah D. Shields

in Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

When Syria’s political leaders left Paris in the fall of 1936, their focus was on the new Franco-Syrian Treaty that promised their independence. On stopping in Istanbul en route to their triumphant ... More


Pakistan

Paul Staniland

in Ordering Violence: Explaining Armed Group-State Relations from Conflict to Cooperation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761102
eISBN:
9781501761133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761102.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter evaluates Pakistan's history of armed politics. The combination of a contested but powerful articulation of Muslim nationalism stretching back to the colonial period with the Pakistan ... More


Vote, or Else

Debasish Roy Chowdhury and John Keane

in To Kill A Democracy: India's Passage to Despotism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198848608
eISBN:
9780191925290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848608.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores political violence. Elections captured Indians’ imaginations from the moment of Independence. Since the first ever voting extravaganza, elections have come to dominate public ... More


Women against Government: An NGO under Stress

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the functioning of the feminist NGO Associated Women of Zimbabwe (AWZ) to highlight varieties of feminism and the influence of a political and economic crisis on a feminist ... More


Whither the State?: Surveillance, Crime Preventers, and Potential State Presence

Rebecca Tapscott

in Arbitrary States: Social Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856474
eISBN:
9780191889745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856474.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter studies the complex relationship between state and society, drawing on scholars including Timothy Mitchell and Joel Migdal who see the distinction between state and society as produced ... More


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