By Roos Haer

ISBN-10: 1138829366

ISBN-13: 9781138829367

This booklet examines even if transformations within the organizational constitution of armed teams form styles of human rights violations in civil wars.



Since the tip of global battle II, civil wars were characterised through super excessive numbers of civilian casualties. despite the fact that, the precise volume of civilian soreness varies throughout time, clash, and geographic sector. lately, a brand new strand of analysis has emerged, essentially taken with learning the dynamics underlying the difference in civilian abuse by means of studying the features of the armed teams and the way those features impression the armed teams’ behaviour in the direction of the civilian inhabitants.



With connection with principal-agent idea and knowledge at the organizational constitution of greater than 70 armed teams energetic world wide from 1989 onwards, the author’s research capabilities either at the point of the armed staff and at the point of the person through own interviews with fighters.



Offering a different perception into how elements reminiscent of recruitment equipment, hierarchy and organizational dedication might impact the chance of civilian abuse via fighters, this publication might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of political violence, civil wars, battle and clash reviews, safeguard reviews and IR in general.

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