Alexandra Stark's scientific contributions

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This forum provides an outlet for an assessment of research on the delegation of war to non-state armed groups in civil wars. Given the significant growth of studies concerned with this phenomenon over the last decade, this forum critically engages with the present state of the field. First, we canvass some of the most important theoretical develop...


... Among others, this concerns the principal-agent and proxy warfare frameworks (see, e.g. Ahram, 2011;Bar-Siman-Tov, 1984;Karlén et al., 2021;Mumford, 2013;Rauta, 2021aRauta, , 2021bSalehyan, 2009;Salehyan et al., 2014). They are relatively interrelated with the patron-client concept, and, as such, they are likely to provide additional valuable insights. ...