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Comparative Politics

Political Science

Quiz 5 :

Political Violence

Quiz 5 :

Political Violence

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It has been argued that the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution are examples of which model of revolution?
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C

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Nihilism is in large part a belief that all institutions and values
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C

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Studies of the relationship between economic conditions and terrorism find that
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D

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Revolution is most accurately defined as
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In which of the following ways does a coup d'état differ from a revolution?
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What type of explanation for political violence is best understood as finding a "root source" for violence?
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Which of the following could be categorized as an individual explanation for political violence?
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In terms of achieving their stated long-term outcomes, terrorists
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The statement "one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter"
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Guerrilla war can be defined as
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States most often engage in state-sponsored terrorism as a means of
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Political violence is defined as
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Terrorism can be defined as the
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When looking at terrorists' backgrounds, we find that they
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In which of the following ways do institutional explanations of political violence differ from ideational explanations?
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War crimes and human rights abuses can be defined as
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In the third phase of their evolution, such as in the work of Theda Skocpol, studies of revolutions have
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Which of the following statements is true of differing explanations for political violence?
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Which of the following statements about revolutions and their results is accurate?
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Which of the following statements best characterizes the relationship between revolution and violence?
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