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Rooted in Urban Poverty? Failed Modernization and Terrorism

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Citation Information: . Volume 18, Issue 3, ISSN (Online) 1554-8597, DOI: 10.1515/peps-2012-0009, December 2012

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2012-12-13

Abstract

This contribution finds that urban (but not rural) poverty fuels domestic and anti-U.S. terrorism in 43 developing countries. It argues that urban poverty aids non-state groups which use terrorism as a means to capture rents and consolidate popular support.

Keywords : urban poverty; terrorism; anti-Americanism; clientelism

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