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Ethnopolitical Rebellion, a Cross-Sectional Analysis of the 1980s with Risk Assessments for the 1990s (ICPSR 1135) RSS

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Summary:

A synthetic theoretical model built on both deprivation and resources mobilization arguments is constructed to explain ethnopolitical rebellion for the 1980s and to provide risk assessments for the 1990s. The principal investigators hypothesize that ethnopolitial groups that produce residuals below the regression line will likely exhibit rebellious behavior in the early 1990s. They use a three-stage least squares estimator, analyze the coefficients and standard errors, and also examine the residuals. The PIs find broad support for the theoretical synthesis, but focus attention on the risk assessments. In addition to identifying ethnopolitical groups that did resort to greater violence in the early 1990s, the theoretical model helps to explain why a number of groups that the analysis suggested would rebel in the early 1990s have not, in fact, done so.

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Moore, Will H., and Ted Robert Gurr. Ethnopolitical Rebellion, a Cross-Sectional Analysis of the 1980s with Risk Assessments for the 1990s. ICPSR01135-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-01-29. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01135.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • Korea Foundation
  • University of Maryland. Center for International Development and Conflict Management

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   ethnic groups, minorities, political behavior, political violence, risk assessment, violence

Geographic Coverage:   Global

Data Collection Notes:

File submitted is ethnopol.zip, a binary ZIP file containing the following files: codes.wp--a binary WP (5.0) file that describes the data in rep2.dat, readme.txt--an ASCII file describing the study and the files, rep1.dat--an ASCII data file, rep2.dat--an ASCII data file, rep3.dat--an ASCII data file, rep.out--an ASCII output file, and rep.tsp--an ASCII TSP (Intl) command file.

These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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