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Taxes, labour and natural resources – with state expansion, the states' economic demands of the population increase. Using historical data from the former colony of German East Africa, Alexander De Juan investigates the conditions under which this leads to violent rebellion.

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Award |

The GIGA, one of Europe’s leading research institutes for comparative area studies (CAS), will again grant an award for the best journal article in this still-young academic field.

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Journal |

In the new Journal of Politics in Latin America the authors investigate, among other things, the stability of democracies in Latin America. They look at civic participation in Brazil, the rule of law in Ecuador, and the link between the perception of corruption and turnover elections in Latin America.

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Middle East in Turmoil

Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Islamic State – the Middle East is undergoing a profound transformation. A dossier brings together background analysis and information about our experts. more

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