Kristian Skrede Gleditsch

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Kristian Skrede Gleditsch
Department of Government
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1206 87 25 17
Fax: +44 (0)1206 87 32 34


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All International Politics is Local

(1) Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, All International Politics Is Local: The Diffusion of Conflict, Integration, and Democratization (University of Michigan Press, 2002), 280pp.
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(2) Michael D. Ward and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Spatial Regression Models (Series: Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) (Sage, 2008)
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(3) Lars-Erik Cederman, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, and Halvard Buhaug, Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2013)

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I am Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, director of the Michael Nicholson Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, and a research associate at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).

My research interests include conflict and cooperation, democratization, and spatial dimensions of social and political processes. I am the author of All International Politics is Local: The Diffusion of Conflict, Integration, and Democratization (University of Michigan Press, 2002), Spatial Regression Models (Sage, 2008, with Michael D. Ward), Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2013, with Lars-Erik Cederman and Halvard Buhaug), and journal articles in the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Biological Reviews, Comparative Political Studies, Conflict and Cooperation, Defence and Peace Economics, Economic History Review, European Journal of International Relations, International Interactions, International Organization, Internasjonal Politikk, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Politics, PLOS One, Political Analysis, Political Psychology, R Journal, and World Politics.

I hold a European Research Council Starting Grant for a project on Conflict, Strategies, and Violence: An Actor-based Approach to Violent and Non-Violent Interactions (CSV)

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