Which groups fight? Customary institutions and communal conflicts in Africa
Journal of Peace Research • Vol/Iss. 55(4) • SAGE Publications • • Published In • Pages: 415-429 •
By Wig, Tore, Kromrey, Daniela
“Groups with formal customary institutions are less likely to be involved in communal conflicts than other groups”.
Hypothesis remained significant with all control and dummy variables (pastoralism, political power status, economic inequality, population size, and number of politically relevant years).
|Logistic regression||Supported||p< .05||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Communal conflict||Dependent||Ingroup Antagonisms, Instigation Of War, Warfare|
|Formalized customary institutions||Independent||Community Councils, Territorial Hierarchy, Form And Rules Of Government|