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Haiti and the pitfalls of sharing police powers

March 21, 2022
John D. Ciorciarci (University of Michigan)
Abstract: This article examines the benefits and pitfalls of international policing in Haiti over the past quarter century. It shows the importance of the political foundations for joint policing arrangements. Haiti's experience illustrates that...
Working papers

Hedging as risk management: Insights from works on alignment, riskification, and strategy

March 10, 2022
Jürgen Haacke (London School of Economics and Political Science), John D. Ciorciari (University of Michigan)
Abstract: The concept of hedging enjoys increasing use and attention in studies of international relations, particularly with respect to secondary states in the context of great power relations and competition. Increasingly, there is a consensus...

Governing for revolution: Social transformation in civil war

March 5, 2021
Megan Stewart (University of Michigan)
Abstract: Prevailing views suggest rebels govern to enhance their organizational capacity, but this project demonstrates that some rebels undertake costly governance projects that can imperil their cadres during war. The origins for this choice...

A typology of rebel political institutional arrangements

June 25, 2020
Zachariah Mampilly (Vassar College), Megan Stewart (University of Michigan)
Abstract: What are the different political institutions rebels create to engage captive civilian populations, and how do they arrive at distinct political arrangements? Rebel-controlled territories host a diversity of political institutions ranging...