Flashcards in Chapter 7 - Political Violence Deck (12):
Politically motivated violence outside of the state's control.
3 reasons (I) for Political Violence
Institutional, Ideational, Individual
Institutions create contain values or norms that implicitly or explicitly encourage political violence, or constrain human activity, thus provoking political violence. Winner-take-all systems marginalize groups. Participation is blocked.
Ideas that incite political violence. Radicalism, reactionism.
Single people feel the only way to be heard is through violence. Emotional and psychological explanations.
Types of Political Violence
Revolution and Terrorism
Generally with positive connotations. Public seizure of the state in order to overturn the existing government and regime.
Relative Deprivation Model
A gap between actual conditions and expected conditions.
Use of violence by nonstate actors against civilians to achieve a political goal.
States train terrorists.
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