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Stalin’s Library. A Dictator and His Books.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Historia. Jun2022, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p216-219. 4p.

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Career Pressures and Organizational Evil: A Novel Perspective on the Study of Organized Violence.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Review. Sep2022, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1-23. 23p. 1 Diagram, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Dictators, rebel commanders, and mafia bosses frequently delegate gruesome and immoral tasks to their subordinates. However, most individuals want to avoid such work. This analytical essay proposes an institutional logic to understand how dictatorships...

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One Strike and You're out...Dictators' Fate in the Aftermath of Terrorism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Defence & Peace Economics. Aug2022, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p585-602. 18p.

Abstract:We use a cross-country dataset on terrorism and leadership survival from 1970 through 2015 to shed light on a leader's fate after terrorists' strike. We provide robust evidence that incumbents in electoral authoritarian regimes face an increased hazard...

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The Middle East Abhors a Vacuum: America's Exit and the Coming Contest for Military Supremacy.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Foreign Affairs. May/Jun2022, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p130-142. 13p.

Abstract:The article reports that although there was no shortage of conflict and mayhem, the violence rarely led to dramatic change. Topics include considered that no states were conquered and eliminated outright as dictators came and went, but borders and even...

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The Dominican Dictator's Funds and Guns in Costa Rica's Wars of 1948.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Military History. Jul2021, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p713-733. 21p. 3 Black and White Photographs, 1 Map.

Abstract:This article reveals how Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo intervened in Costa Rica's military conflicts in 1948. Previous works have centered upon Central American actors like Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza and Guatemalan president Juan Jos' Ar...

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Dictators, personalized security forces, and coups.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Interactions. Mar/Apr2022, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p204-232. 29p.

Abstract:Les dictateurs s'appuient sur des forces coercitives pour rester en place car la violence est l'arbitre du pouvoir par excellence dans ces régimes. Cependant, ces forces coercitives peuvent également destituer le dictateur en place lors d'un coup d'Éta...

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Injunctive vs. descriptive social norms and reference group dependence.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Mar2022, Vol. 195, p199-218. 20p.

Abstract:• Dictators and recipients believe each other to coordinate on self-serving norms. • Neither dictators nor recipients coordinate on self-serving descriptive norms. • Dictators only coordinate with fellow dictators on self-serving injunctive norms. • De...

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Willingness to be the recipient during the dictator game.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC Research Notes. 7/23/2022, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1-4. 4p.

Abstract:Objective: Researchers have investigated human altruism toward strangers for decades, using economic games such as the dictator game (DG) in their experiments. However, factors that cause the allocating behavior exhibited by those participants willing ...

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From Protest to Project: Nonviolent Cultural Revolution for the 21st Century.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):New Political Science. Jun2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p283-296. 14p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:Nonviolence has risen in prominence in academia due to its power to overthrow dictators, fight corruption, and inspire change. However, certain issues surrounding the predominant definitions of nonviolence have yet to be fully explored. This paper open...

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The effect of money magnitude on unfair proposals and decisions in ultimatum and dictator games.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal. Jun2022, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p1-10. 10p.

Abstract:To explore the effect of money magnitude in unfair decisions, participants accepted or rejected the allocation scheme proposed by the other participant/player in ultimatum games, or chose an allocation scheme to share a certain amount of money with the...

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