Rebel Governance, Alternative Orders, and Contested Sovereignty

Contentious Politics
 
Ethnic Conflict
 
Political Violence
 
Panel Number
P312
Panel Chair
Ryan Griffiths
University of Sydney
Panel Discussant
Jutta Bakonyi
Durham University
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Time
08/09/2017 11:00
Location
Building: BL16 Georg Morgenstiernes hus Room: GM 205
Abstract
Over the course of violent insurgencies and civil wars, armed groups seek to – and are often able to – gain some degree of control over certain geographic areas or parts of a population. Under favorable conditions, armed groups may succeed in building and institutionalizing forms of local “rebel-governance” or even quasi-states. The panel examines how militant movements and armed groups act as alternative ources of order, but also at the interplay of legitimacy, coercion, and control and the role of territorial contestation in shaping different patterns of political violence.

Paper List


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The Strategy of Secession View Paper Details
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