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Terrorism, Democracy, and Dissent
- Terrorism in the Age of Dissent (book manuscript under contract with Columbia University Press).
- “On Democracy as a Method of Nonviolence,” in Nils Petter Gleditsch, ed. R J. Rummel: An Assessment of His Many Contributions (Springer, 2017), pp. 107-115.
- “Regime Type and Terrorist Attacks,” with Kara Kingma and Bryan Cramer, in Nancy Pinkerton, Stephen Kosslyn, and Robert Scott, eds., Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Wiley, 2015).
- “Is Terrorism Still a Democratic Phenomenon?” International Relations, Vol. 8, No. 32 (Winter 2012), pp. 85-100.
- “Democratic Competition and Terrorist Activity,” The Journal of Politics, Vol. 72, No. 1 (January 2010), pp. 16-30.
- “Democratic Pieces: Democratization and the Origins of Terrorism,” in William R. Thompson and Rafael Reuveny, eds., Coping with Terrorism: Origins, Escalation, Counter-Strategies, and Responses (Buffalo: SUNY Press, November 2010).
- “The Inadvertent Effects of Democracy on Terrorist Group Emergence,” BCSIA Discussion Paper 2006-06 (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, November 2006).
- “Instability and Opportunity: The Origins of Terrorism in Weak and Failed States,” in James Forest, ed. The Making of a Terrorist, Vol. 3 (Westport: Praeger, 2005).
Terrorism and Non-State Political Violence
- The Politics of Terror, co-author with Pauline Moore (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
- “Insurgency,” with Jonathan Pinckney, in James D. Wright, ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition (Elsevier, 2015).
- Political Violence, editor (Sage, 2013).
- Rethinking Violence: State and Non-State Actors in Conflict, co-editor with Adria Lawrence (MIT Press, August 2010).
- “War Initiation and Transnational Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?” Center for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) Working Paper 29, McGill University, October 2009.
- “What Makes Terrorists Tick?” International Security, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Spring 2009), co-author with Nicholas Miller and Elizabeth McClellan.
- For the extended version of our article, click here.
- For Max Abrahms’s original article, click here.
- For Paul Staniland’s additional comments on the exchange, click here.
- The entire correspondence is reprinted in Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Cote, Jr., Sean Lynn-Jones, and Steven E. Miller, eds., Contending with Terrorism: Roots, Strategies, and Responses (MIT Press, 2010).
- “To Bribe or To Bomb? Do Corruption and Terrorism Go Together?” in Robert I. Rotberg, ed. Corruption, Global Security, and World Order (Brookings Institution Press, 2009), co-author with Jessica C. Teets.
- Replication data.
Strategic Nonviolent Resistance, Nonviolent Action, and Mobilization
- “How Risky is Nonviolent Dissent? Nonviolent Uprisings and Mass Killings,” SSRN Working Paper, co-author with Evan J. Perkoski.
- “Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset,” Journal of Peace Research (forthcoming), co-author with Jonathan Pinckney and Orion A. Lewis.
- “State Repression and Nonviolent Resistance,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 61, No. 9 (2017), with Evan J. Perkoski and Sooyeon Kang.
- Struggles from Below: Literature Review on Human Rights Struggles by Domestic Actors, DRG Working paper, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), February 21, 2017, co-author with Tricia Olsen, Kyleanne Hunter, Pauline Moore, Jonathan Pinckney, and Heidi Reynolds-Stenson.
- “Trends in Nonviolent Resistance and State Response: Is Violence Toward Civilian-Based Movements on the Rise?” Global Responsibility to Protect Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2017).
- Civil Resistance and Corporate Behavior: Mapping Trends and Assessing Impact, DRG Working Paper, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), August 12, 2016 co-author with Tricia D. Olsen.
- Replication data (zip file containing raw data in xls, article data in dta, replication files in do).
- “Response to Fabrice Lehoucq’s ‘Does Nonviolence Work?’ ” Comparative Politics, Vol. 48, No. 4 (July 2016).
- “Do Contemporaneous Armed Challenges Affect the Outcomes of Mass Nonviolent Campaigns?” Mobilization: An International Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 4 (December 2015), co-author with Kurt Schock.
- “Can Structural Conditions Explain the Onset of Nonviolent Uprisings?” Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 61, No. 2, (2017), co-author with Jay Ulfelder.
- “Institutions and Political Mobilization,” in Rubén Ruiz-Rufino and Jennifer Gandhi, eds. Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (Routledge, 2015).
- “Trends in Civil Resistance and Authoritarian Responses,” in Maria J. Stephan and Mat Burrows, eds., Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback? (Atlantic Council, 2015).
- “Collecting Data on Nonviolent Action: Lessons Learned and Ways Forward,” Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January 2015), co-author with Joel Day and Jonathan Pinckney.
- “The Civil Rights Movement and U.S. Democracy: A Discussion of Jonathan Rieder, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation,” Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 12, no 3 (September 2014).
- “Understanding Nonviolent Resistance,” Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2013), guest editor with Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham.
- “Unpacking Nonviolent Campaigns: Introducing the NAVCO 2.0 Dataset,” Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2013), co-author with Orion A. Lewis.
- Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, co-author with Maria J. Stephan (Columbia University Press, August 2011).
- “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict,” International Security, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Summer 2008), co-author with Maria J. Stephan.
- “The Effects of Tactical Choices on Strategic Outcomes: Evaluating Nonviolent and Violent Insurgencies.”
State Response to Terrorism and Insurgency
- The Government Actions in Terror Environments (GATE) Data Project, with Laura Dugan.
- “Deterrence or Blowback? The Consequences of Canadian Counterterrorism in Afghanistan,” with Laura Dugan, in Jez Littlewood, Lorne Dawson, and Sara Thompson, eds., Canada Among Nations 2016 (forthcoming 2017).
- “The Canadian Way of Counterterrorism: Introducing the GATE-Canada Dataset,” Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (May 2016), co-author with Laura Dugan.
- Replication data TBD.
- “Government Responses to Terrorism,” with Laura Dugan, in Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, and Erin Miller, Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons Learned from Global Data (Routledge, July 2014).
- “Government Actions in Terror Environments (GATE): A Methodology that Reveals how Governments Behave toward Terrorists and their Constituencies,” with Laura Dugan, in V.S. Subrahmanian, ed., Handbook of Computational Approaches to Counterterrorism, pp. 467-488 (Springer, 2013).
- “Moving Beyond Deterrence: The Effectiveness of Raising the Expected Utility of Abstaining from Terrorism in Israel,” American Sociological Review, Vol. 77, No. 4 (August 2012), co-author with Laura Dugan.
- “All Terrorism is Local: Constructing Urban Coalitions for Homeland Security in the American Federal System,” Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 3 (September 2010), co-author with Susan E. Clarke.
- “The Politics of Vulnerability: Constructing Local Performance Regimes for Homeland Security,” Review of Policy Research, Vol. 23, No. 1 (January 2006), co-author with Susan E. Clarke.
- “A Contested Threat: The Politics of Security Collaboration for Combating Terrorism,” in Isaiah Wilson III and James Forest, eds. Handbook of Defence Politics: International and Comparative Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2009).
- “Italy and the Red Brigades: The Success of Repentance Policy in Counterterrorism,” in James Forest, ed. Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century (Westport: Praeger, 2007).
- “Open Source for Counterterrorism: Facilitating Inter-Agency Communication and Open Source Intelligence,” in James Forest, ed. Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century (Westport: Praeger, 2007), co-author with Orion A. Lewis.
- “Vulnerabilities and Resilience in America’s Financial Services,” in James Forest, ed. Homeland Security: Protecting America’s Targets, Vol. 3 (Westport: Praeger, 2006).
Researching Terrorism and Political Violence