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Proscription lists are common counter-terror tools, yet their impact on terrorist violence is unclear. We investigate whether placement on the U.S. Foreign Terror Organization List, changes the level and types of violence perpetrated by proscribed groups. We find that proscription generally has negative effect on the number of attacks a group perpe...
Proscription lists are common counter-terror tools, yet their impact on terrorist violence is unclear. We find that proscription can be effective at constraining the violence of some types of groups, especially those that are young, secular, and without institutional support. However, proscription also can backfire from a counter-terrorist prospect...
Candidates often highlight military experience on the campaign trail. Do they also govern differently? This study examines whether and how military experience is associated with state lawmaking. We examine legislative productivity, success rates, and the substantive content of legislation with a large original data set. The data include over 60,000...
Policy makers and scholars have shown increased interest in gendered approaches to peacemaking, even as evidence of women’s impact on peace processes has remained unclear. In this paper, we explore the influence of gender diversity among decision-making elites on the outcome of ongoing civil conflicts. Specifically, we argue that increased female r...
Women have been serving as combatants in state militaries and non-state politically violent groups in increasing numbers. Meanwhile, since the end of the Cold War, the social status of women has taken center stage as part of a broader “human security” agenda., and, in general, public opinion about the status of women is optimistic, especially among...
Textual Analysis by Augmented Replacement Instructions (TABARI) provides an automated method for coding large amounts of text. Using TABARI to code lead sentences of news stories, the KEDS/Penn State Event Data project has produced event data for several regions. The wide range of events and actors, TABARI’s ability to filter duplicate events and t...