Peace between participatory polities: a cross-cultural test of the "democracies rarely fight each other" hypothesis

World Politics Vol/Iss. 44 Published In Pages: 573-599
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin, Russett, Bruce


This article tests the effects of variables associated with political participation on the frequency of internal warfare. Findings suggest support for the hypothesis that democracies rarely fight each other.

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