Literature focuses on civil war recurrence less than other dimensions of civil wars.  In this article, Walter argues that in addition to outcome of the initial civil war, scholars should focus on rebel recruitment as well. She suggests that once the initial co...

The article is an empirical research about why some civil wars recur while some others do not. The authors attempt to investigate determinants of civil war recurrence in the post-conflict environment. They argue that dual sovereignty and agency-related factors...

This article examines the impact of guarantees given by a third party on success of negotiations. Rather than looking at the classical variables of the literature, she focuses on conditions under which belligerents commit to the peace agreement. She argues tha...

The article aims to develop a theory to explain when insurgents and governments start negotiations and what factors influence the decision to start negotiations. The author is not interested in whether the peace process end successfully with an enduring peace ...

This is a quantitative study examining the role of greed and grievance in mobilizing masses. The authors rather than taking civil war as a single phase of political violence, they measure the role of the variables at different stages of political violence. The...