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Why follow the leader ? collective action, credible commitment and conflict (English)

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Most analyses of conflict assume that conflicting groups act in a unitary fashion. This assumption is often violated: to reduce their risk of replacement, group leaders prevent both group members and soldiers from acting collectively, making it difficult...  See More +

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  • Keefer, Philip;
  • 2012/08/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6179
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/08/01
  • Disclosed
  • Why follow the leader ? collective action, credible commitment and conflict
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