Indra de Soysa

Professor of Political Science at NTNU

Background

Working experience:

1998-2000: Researcher at PRIO

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Events

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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Muñoz , Lucia Liste & Indra de Soysa (2011) The Blog vs. Big Brother: New and Old Information Technology and Political Repression, 1980–2006, International Journal of Human Rights 15(8): 1315–1330.
de Soysa, Indra & Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati (2011) Does Being Bound Together Suffocate, or Liberate? The Effects of Economic, Social, and Political Globalization on Human Rights, 1981-2005, Kyklos 64(1): 20–53.
de Soysa, Indra (2011) The Hidden Hand Wrestles Rebellion: Theory and Evidence on How Economic Freedom Prevents Civil Violence, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 11(2): 285–297.
Neumayer, Eric & Indra de Soysa (2011) Globalization and the Empowerment of Women: An Analysis of Spatial Dependence via Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, World Development 39(7): 1065–1075.
de Soysa, Indra & Hanne Fjelde (2010) Is the Hidden Hand an Iron Fist? Capitalism and Civil Peace, 1970–2005, Journal of Peace Research 47(3): 273–285.
Jackson, Thomas; Indra de Soysa & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2010) Tools of the torturer? Small arms imports and repression of human rights, 1992–2004, The International Journal of Human Rights 14(3): 378–393.
de Soysa, Indra & Silja Eriksen (2009) A Fate Worse Than Debt? International Financial Institutions and Human Rights, 1981–2003, Journal of Peace Research 46(4): 485–503.
Jakobsen, Tor Georg & Indra de Soysa (2009) Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death! State Repression, Ethnic Grievance and Civil War, 1981–2004, Civil Wars 11(2): 137–157.
de Soysa, Indra & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2009) The Devil's Excrement as Social Cement: Natural Resources and Political Terror, 1980–2002, International Social Science Journal 57(1): 21–32.
Fjelde, Hanne & Indra de Soysa (2009) Coercion, Co-optation, or Cooperation? State Capacity and the Risk of Civil War, 1961–2004, Conflict Management and Peace Science 26(1): 5–25.
de Soysa, Indra; Thomas Jackson & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2009) Does Globalization Profit the Small Arms Bazaar?, International Interactions 35(1): 85–105.
de Soysa, Indra & Eric Neumayer (2008) Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarization, 1988—2002, Journal of Peace Research 45(4): 497–518.
de Soysa, Indra & Eric Neumayer (2007) Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970–1999, Conflict Management and Peace Science 24(3): 201–218.
Neumayer, Eric; Indra de Soysa & Simon Dietz (2007) Corruption, the Resource Curse and Genuine Saving, Environment and Development Economics 12(1): 33–53.
de Soysa, Indra & Ragnhild Nordås (2007) Islam's Bloody Innards? Religion and Political Terror, 1980–2000, International Studies Quarterly 51(4): 927–943.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; Indra de Soysa & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2007) Green Giant or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict, 1961–99, Population and Environment 28(6): 337–353.
Neumayer, Eric & Indra de Soysa (2007) Globalisation, Women's Economic Rights and Forced Labour, The World Economy 30(10): 1510–1535.
Jakobsen, Jo & Indra de Soysa (2006) Do Foreign Investors Punish Democracy? Theory and Empirics, 1984–2001, KYKLOS 59(3): 383–410.
de Soysa, Indra (2002) Paradise Is a Bazaar? Greed, Creed and Governance in Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 39(4).
de Soysa, Indra & John R. Oneal (1999) Boon or Bane? Reassessing the Effects of Foreign Capital on Economic Growth, American Sociological Review 64(5): 766–782.

Book Chapter

de Soysa, Indra (2012) The Capitalist Civil Peace: Some Theory and Empirical Evidence, in Lujala, Päivi; & Siri Aas Rustad, eds, High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. Abingdon: Earthscan (437–459).
de Soysa, Indra (2012) The Capitalist Civil Peace: Some Theory and Empirical Evidence, in Siri Aas Rustad, ed., High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. Earthscan .
de Soysa, Indra & Michael Roll (2011) Natural Resource Curse and State Failure: A Comparative View of Sub-Saharan, in Sebastian Sperling, ed., Fuelling the World ­ Failing the Region? Oil Governance and Development in Africa¹s Gulf of Guinea. Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung .
de Soysa, Indra & Jo Jakobsen (2009) Rewards of Freedom: Democracy and the Inflow of Foreign Direct Investment, in Graeff, Peter; & Guido Mehlkop , eds, Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty. Milton Park: Routledge (86–107).
Bussmann, Margit; Indra de Soysa & John R. Oneal (2009) Globalization and Income Inequality in the Developing World, in Masamichi Sasaki, ed., New Frontiers in Comparative Sociology. Leiden: BRILL (351–378).
de Soysa, Indra; Jennifer L. Bailey & Eric Neumayer (2009) Free to Squander? Democracy and Sustainable Development, 1975–2000, in Global Environmental Change and Human Security. Cambridge: (261–290).
de Soysa, Indra (2008) Underdevelopment and Human Insecurity: Overcoming Systemic, Natural, and Policy Risk, in Globalization and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualizing Security in the 21st Century. Berlin: (127–140).
de Soysa, Indra & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2002) The Liberal Globalist Case, in Global Governance in the 21st Century: Alternative Perspectives on World Order. Stockholm: (26–73).
de Soysa, Indra (2000) The Resource Curse: Are Civil Wars Driven by Rapacity or Paucity?, in Berdal, Mats; & David Malone, eds, Greed and Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Popular Article

Saravanthan, Muttukrishna & Indra de Soysa (2007) Nyttige idioter fra Nord, Aftenposten, 30 December.

Conference Paper

Østby, Gudrun; & de Soysa, Indra 2008 Too Weak to Fight? Horizontal Inequality and State Repression, 1980–2004, presented at 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 26–29 March.
Fjelde, Hanne & Indra de Soysa (2007) Bullying or Buying? State Extractive Capacity, Public Spending, and Civil Peace, 1961–2001, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
de Soysa, Indra (2007) Hell is Other People? Ethnicity and Political Terror, 1980–2003, presented at Statsvitenskaplig Fagkonferanse, Trondheim, 3–5 January.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh; Thomas Jackson & Indra de Soysa (2007) Death Wish? Globalization and the Proliferation of Small Arms, 1992–2003, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
de Soysa, Indra & Margit Bussmann (2006) How Taxing is Trade? Globalization, State Capacity, & Civil War, 1960-99, presented at Polarization and Conflict Project December.
de Soysa, Indra & Ragnhild Nordås (2006) Islam's Bloody Innards? Religion and Political Terror, 1980-2000, presented at Religion and Political Terror, 1980-2000, Meeting in the Environmental Factors in Civil War Working Group, 21 September, September.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin & Indra de Soysa (2006) Is the Devil’s Excrement Social Cement? Oil Wealth, Dissent, and Repression, 1980–2001, presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Diego, 22–25 March.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; Indra de Soysa & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2006) Green Giant, or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict, 1961–99, presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Diego, 22–25 March.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; Indra de Soysa & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2005) Green Giant or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict 1961–99, presented at The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, 1–4 September 2005.
de Soysa, Indra; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2005) Green Giant or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict 1961–99, presented at 101st Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association and the Third General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Budapest, 8–10 September.

Report - External Series

Neumayer, Eric; & Indra de Soysa (2007) Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarization, Post Conflict Transitions Working Paper, 14. The World Bank.

Book Review

de Soysa, Indra (2008) Review of Abouharb, M. Rodwan; & David Cingranelli, eds, Human Rights and Structural Adjustment, in The Review of International Organizations 3(3): 325–327.