Social Ties and Civil Resistance

Differences in social ties drive Gandhians in Nepal to take up arms and Maoists to lay them down.

Ethnic Barriers to Civil Resistance

Civil wars frequently involve ethnic cleavages. Do civil resistance campaigns follow a similar pattern?

The Security Force Ethnicity (SFE) Project: Introducing a new dataset

A new dataset on the ethnic composition of military forces in the Military East between 1946 and 2013.

Militias as Sociopolitical Movements: Lessons from Iraq's Armed Shia Groups

Why understanding Shia militias as social movements explains their surprising resiliency and independence.