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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Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Muñoz , Lucia Liste; & de Soysa, Indra (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; & Vadlamannati, Krishna Chaitanya (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; & de Soysa, Indra (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; & Fjelde, Hanne (2010) Is the Hidden Hand an Iron Fist? Capitalism and Civil Peace, 1970-2005 , Journal of Peace Research 47(3): 273–285.
Jackson, Thomas;de Soysa, Indra; & Ormhaug, Christin Marsh (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; & Eriksen, Silja (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; & de Soysa, Indra (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; & Binningsbø, Helga Malmin (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; & de Soysa, Indra (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; & Neumayer, Eric (2008) Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarisation, 1988-2002 , Journal of Peace Research 45(4): 497–518.
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;Dietz, Simon; & de Soysa, Indra (2007) Corruption, the Resource Curse and Genuine Saving , Environment and Development Economics 12(1): 33–53.
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.
de Soysa, Indra; & Nordås, Ragnhild (2007)Islam's Bloody Innards? Religion and Political Terror, 1980-2000 , International Studies Quarterly 51(4): 927–943.
de Soysa, Indra (2007) Globalization, Women's Economic Rights and Forced Labor , The World Economy 30(10): 1510–1535.
de Soysa, Indra; & Jakobsen, Jo (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 High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. : Earthscan.
de Soysa, Indra(2012) The Capitalist Civil Peace: Some Theory and Empirical Evidence High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. : Earthscan(437–459).
de Soysa, Indra & Michael Roll (2011) Natural Resource Curse and State Failure: A Comparative View of Sub-Saharan, in Fuelling the World ­ Failing the Region? Oil Governance and Development In Africa¹s Gulf of Guinea. Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung .
de Soysa, Indra;Bailey, Jennifer L.; & Neumayer, Eric(2009) Free to Squander? Democracy and Sustainable Development, 1975–2000 Global Environmental Change and Human Security. : (261–290).
Bussmann, Margit; Indra de Soysa & John R. Oneal (2009) The Effect of Globalization on National Income Inequality, in New Frontiers In Comparative Sociology. (353–377).
de Soysa, Indra; & Jakobsen, Jo(2009) Rewards of Freedom: Democracy and the Inflow of Foreign Direct Investment Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty. : (86–107).
de Soysa, Indra(2008) Underdevelopment and Human Insecurity: Overcoming Systemic, Natural, and Policy Risk Globalization and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualizing Security In the 21St Century. : (127–140).
de Soysa, Indra; & Gleditsch, Nils Petter(2002) The Liberal Globalist Case Global Governance In the 21St Century: Alternative Perspectives on World Order. : (26–73).
de Soysa, Indra (1999) The Resource Curse: Are Civil Wars Driven by Rapacity or Paucity?, in Greed and Grievance: Economic Agendas In Civil Wars. .

Popular Article

Saravanthan, Muttukrishna; & de Soysa, Indra (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.
de Soysa, Indra; & Fjelde, Hanne 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, , 28 February–3 March.
de Soysa, Indra 2007 Hell is Other People? Ethnicity and Political Terror, 1980–2003, presented at Statsvitenskaplig Fagkonferanse, , 3–5 January.
de Soysa, Indra;Jackson, Thomas; & Ormhaug, Christin Marsh 2007 Death Wish? Globalization and the Proliferation of Small Arms, 1992–2003, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, , 28 February–3 March.
de Soysa, Indra; & Bussmann, Margit 2006 How Taxing is Trade? Globalization, State Capacity, & Civil War, 1960-99, presented at Polarization and Conflict Project , , December.
de Soysa, Indra;Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; & Gleditsch, Nils Petter 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), , 22–25 March.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; & de Soysa, Indra 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), , 22–25 March.
de Soysa, Indra; & Nordås, Ragnhild 2006 Islam's Bloody Innards? Religion and Political Terror, 1980-2000, presented at Religion and Political Terror, 1980-2000, , September.
de Soysa, Indra;Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Binningsbø, Helga Malmin 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, , 8–10 September.

Report - External Series

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

Book Review

de Soysa, Indra(2008) Review of Human Rights and Structural Adjustment 325–327.