Militias, states and violence against civilians : civic vice, civic virtue / edited by Paul Lorenzo Johnson and William Wittels.

"This book examines the conditions under which the presence and use of militias result in an increase or decrease in violence against civilians in intra-state conflicts. Showcasing the breadth and diversity of modern militias in the context of violence against civilians, the volume addresses th...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Other Authors: Johsnon, Paul Lorenzo (Editor), Wittels, William (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2023.
Series:Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict.
Table of Contents:
  • Pro-regime militias / Clionadh Raleigh and Roudabeh Kishi
  • Civilian defense forces and violence against civilians / Andrew Thomson
  • State-militia relations and repression / Erica De Bruin
  • Science and epistemology as territory in conflict : the U.S. occupation and violence against academics in Iraq / Julie Mazzei
  • Violence against civilians and the legitimacy of community-based armed groups in Kenya and Haiti / Moritz Schuberth
  • The YPJ of Northeast Syria and the socialization of restraint towards civilians : 'Jin, Jiyan, Azadi' / Mario A. Fumerton, Wladimir van Wilgenburg, and Zinah A.N. Hamawandi
  • Conclusion
  • the study of militias and violence : where to go from here? / Corinna Jentzsch.