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nonviolent/civil resistance

Why Do Some Protests Escalate to Violence?

Why Do Some Protests Escalate to Violence?

A protest is more likely to escalate to violence a) the more recently it has faced state repression and b) when it is spontaneous rather than well-organized.

Volume 4, Issue 6

Volume 4, Issue 6

As of January 2020, The U.S. and Iran have walked back from the precipice of war. The recent escalation underscores

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