Kristian Skrede Gleditsch

Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch
Email: ksg@essex.ac.uk
Work phone: +44(0)1206 82 01 44
Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is an External Associate at PRIO.

Background

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Recent Publications

Polo, Sara M T & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016) Twisting Arms and Sending Messages: Terrorist Tactics in Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 53(6): 815–829.
White, Peter B.; Dragana Vidovic; Belén González; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & David Cunningham (2015) Nonviolence as a Weapon of the Resourceful: From Claims to Tactics in Mobilization, Mobilization 20(4): 471–491.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Polo, Sara M T & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016) Twisting Arms and Sending Messages: Terrorist Tactics in Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 53(6): 815–829.
Bove, Vincenzo; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Petros Sekeris (2016) Oil above Water: Economic Interdependence and Third-Party Intervention, Journal of Conflict Resolution 60(7): 1251–1277.
Gates, Scott; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Anja Shortland (2016) Winner of the 2016 Lewis Fry Richardson Award, Paul Collier: Clarity and Compassion in the Study of Civil War, Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 22(4): 339–346.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Sara M T Polo (2016) Ethnic Inclusion, Democracy, and Terrorism, Public Choice 169(3): 207–229.
C.M. Miranda, Luiz ; Leonel F. Perondi & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016) The Evolution of Civil War Severity, 1816–2005, Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 22(3): 247–276.
Buhaug, Halvard; Lars-Erik Cederman & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016) Ulikhet, eksklusjon og borgerkrig [Inequality, Exclusion, and Civil War], Politica 48(1): 12–29.
White, Peter B.; Dragana Vidovic; Belén González; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & David Cunningham (2015) Nonviolence as a Weapon of the Resourceful: From Claims to Tactics in Mobilization, Mobilization 20(4): 471–491.
Beardsley, Kyle; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Nigel Lo (2015) Roving Bandits? The Geographical Evolution of African Armed Conflicts, International Studies Quarterly 59(3): 503–516.
Beardsley, Kyle & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2015) Peacekeeping as Conflict Containment, International Studies Review 17(1): 67–89.
Asal, Victor; Ken Cousins & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2015) Making Ends Meet: Combining Organizational Data in Contentious Politics, Journal of Peace Research 52(1): 134–138.
Buhaug, Halvard; Lars-Erik Cederman & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2014) Square Pegs in Round Holes: Inequalities, Grievances, and Civil War, International Studies Quarterly 58(2): 418–431.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael D. Ward (2013) Forecasting is Difficult, Especially about the Future: Using Contentious Issues to Forecast Interstate Disputes, Journal of Peace Research 50(1): 17–30.
Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2013) Non-state actors in civil wars: A new dataset, Conflict Management and Peace Science 30(5): 516–531.
Cederman, Lars-Erik; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Idean Salehyan & Julian Wucherpfenning (2013) Transborder Ethnic Kin and Civil War, International Organization 67(2): 389–410.
Cederman, Lars-Erik; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Simon Hug (2013) Elections and Ethnic Civil War, Comparative Political Studies 46(3): 387–417.
Celestino, Mauricio Rivera & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2013) Fresh carnations or all thorn, no rose? Nonviolent campaigns and transitions in autocracies, Journal of Peace Research 50(3): 385–400.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Nils Weidmann (2012) Richardson in the Information Age: Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Data in International Studies, Annual Review of Political Science 15(1): 461–481.
Deiwiks, Christa; Lars-Erik Cederman & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2012) Inequality and Conflict in Federations, Journal of Peace Research 49(2): 289–304.
Hendrix, Cullen & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2012) Civil War: Is it all About Disease and Xenophobia? A Comment on Letendre, Fincher & Thornhill, Biological Reviews 87(1): 163–167.
Wucherpfennig, Julian ; Nils W. Metternich; Lars-Erik Cederman & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2012) Ethnicity, the State, and the Duration of Civil Wars, World Politics 64(1): 79–115.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge;Østby, Gudrun; & Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2011) It's the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location , Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.
Buhaug, Halvard; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Helge Holtermann; Gudrun Østby & Andreas Forø Tollefsen (2011) It’s the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location, Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.
Salehyan, Idean; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & David Cunningham (2011) Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups, International Organization 66(4): 709–744.
Cederman, Lars-Erik; Nils Weidmann & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2011) Horizontal Inequalities and Ethno-nationalist Civil War: A Global Comparison, American Political Science Review 105(3): 478–495.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Julian Wucherpfenning; Simon Hug & Karina Reigstad (2011) Polygyny or Misogyny? Reexamining the ‘First Law of Intergroup Conflict’, Journal of Politics 73(1): 1–6.
Weidmann, Nils & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2010) Mapping and Measuring Country Shapes: The cshapes Package, R Journal 2(1): 18–24.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Andrea Ruggeri (2010) Political Opportunity Structures, Democracy, and Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 47(3): 299–310.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) On Ignoring Missing Data and the Robustness of Trade and Conflict Results: A Reply to Barbieri, Keshk, and Pollins, Conflict Management and Peace Science 27(2): 153–157.
Clauset, Aaron; Lindsay Heger; Maxwell Young & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2010) The Strategic Calculus of Terrorism: Substitution and Competition in the Israel-Palestine Conflict, Cooperation and Conflict 45(1): 6–33.
Weidmann, Nils; Doreen Kuse & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2010) The Geography of the International System: The CShapes Dataset, International Interactions 36(1): 86–106.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Cunningham, David; & Salehyan, Idean (2009) It Takes Two: A Dyadic Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome , Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 570–597.
Jensen , Peter Sandholt; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2009) Rain, Growth and Civil War: The Importance of Location , Defence and Peace Economics 20(5): 359–372.
Cederman, Lars-Erik;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Girardin, Luc (2009) Ethno-nationalist Triads: Assessing the Influence of Kin Groups on Civil Wars , World Politics 61(3): 403–437.
Goemans, Hein;Chiozza, Giacomo; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2009) Introducing Archigos: A Dataset of Political Leaders , Journal of Peace Research 46(2): 269–283.
Buhaug, Halvard; & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Contagion or Confusion? Why Conflicts Cluster in Space, International Studies Quarterly 52(2): 215–233.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Salehyan, Idean; & Schultz, Kenneth (2008) Fighting at Home, Fighting Abroad: How Civil Wars Lead to International Disputes , Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 479–506.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Kyle Beardsley (2004) Nosy Neighbors - Third-party Actors in Central American Conflicts, Journal of Conflict Resolution 48(3): 379–402.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2002) Expanded Trade and GDP Data , Journal of Conflict Resolution 46(5): 712–724.
Ward, Michael D.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2002) Location, Location, Location: An MCMC Approach to Modeling the Spatial Context of War and Peace , Political Analysis 10(3): 244–260.
Heagerty, Patrick;Ward, Michael D.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2002) Windows of Opportunity: Window Subseries Empirical Variance Estimators in International Relations , Political Analysis 10(3): 304–317.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2001) Measuring Space: A Minimum Distance Database , Journal of Peace Research 38(6): 749–768.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Ward, Michael D. (2000) Peace and War in Time and Space: The Role of Democratization , International Studies Quarterly 43(1): 1–29.
Enterline, Andrew J.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2000) Threats, Opportunity, and Force: Leaders’ Externalization of Domestic Pressure , International Interactions 26(1): 21–53.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Ward, Michael D. (1999) A Revised List of Independent States since 1816 , International Interactions 25(4): 393–413.
Ward, Michael D.;O'Loughlin, John;Cohen, Jordin S.;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Brown, David S.;Reilly, David A.;Lofdahl, Corey L.; & Shin, Michael E. (1998) The Diffusion of Democracy, 1946-1994 , Annals of the Association of American Geographers 88(4): 545–574.
Santmire, Tara;Wilkenfeld, Jonathan;Kraus, Sarit;Holley, Kim M.;Santmire, Toni E.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1998) Differences in Cognitive Complexity Levels among Negotiators and Crisis Outcomes , Political Psychology 19(4): 721–748.
Ward, Michael D.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1998) Democratizing for Peace , American Political Science Review 92(1): 51–61.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Ward, Michael D. (1997) Double Take: Reexamining Democracy and Autocracy in Modern Polities , Journal of Conflict Resolution 41(3): 361–383.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1994) Mot demokrati i Mexico? [Towards Democracy in Mexico?], Internasjonal Politikk 52(1): 89–104.

Monograph

Cederman, Lars-Erik; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2013) Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics.
Don Ward, Michael; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) Spatial Regression Models. : Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2002) All International Politics is Local: The Diffusion of Conflict, Integration, and Democratization. : .

Book Chapter

Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2016) Trends in Civil War Data: Geography, Organizations, and Events, in Mason, T. David; & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, eds, What Do We Know about Civil Wars?. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield (247–260).
Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2016) Non-State Actors in Civil War, in Backer, David; Ravinder Bhavnani; & Paul Huth, eds, Peace and Conflict 2016. Abingdon: Routledge (50–56).
Metternich, Nils & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016) Forecasting in International Relations, in Patrick James, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations. New York: Oxford University Press .
Theisen, Ole Magnus;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Buhaug, Halvard(2012) Climate Change and Armed Conflict, in Brown, Graham K.; & Langer, Arnim, eds, Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States. : Edward Elgar Publishing(125–138).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede(2011) Entries on “Civil War” and “Data, Spatial” International Encyclopedia of Political Science. : SAGE. [Forthcoming]
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Beardsley, Kyle(2010) Core Issues in International Data Collection International Studies Encyclopedia, Volume on Scientific Study of International Processes. : .
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) The Spread of Civil War, in The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution. London: Sage Publications (595–612).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Salehyan, Idean(2008) Civil War and Interstate Disputes Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. : (58–76).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Ward, Michael D.(2005) Visualization in the Study of International Relations New Directions In International Relations. : (65–91).
Ward, Michael D.; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede(2004) Globalization and Broccoli: Globalization’s Impact on Poverty, Inequality, Conflict, and Democracy Globalization and Its Outcomes. : (159–181).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede(1997) Civilian Resistance in Norway 1940-45 Protest, Power, and Change: an Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP to Women’S Suffrage. : .

Non-refereed Journal Article

Ari, Baris; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Håvard Hegre & Tore Wig (2016) Democratization and Civil Conflict, American Political Science Association-Comparative Democratization (APSA-CD) 14(2): 1–7.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Vincenzo Bove (2011) 2010 Lewis Fry Richardson Lifetime Achievement Award: Ron P. Smith and the Economics of War and Peace, Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 17(1): 11–.
Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2009) Introduction to Special Issue on ‘Disaggregating Civil Wars’ , Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 487–495.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1995) Økonomiske Sanksjoner: En mer humanitær form for krigføring? [Economic Sanctions: A Humane Alternative to Warfare?] , Ikkevold (163): 21–25.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1994) Democide: Drept av egen regjering [Democide: Killed by one's own Government] , Ikkevold (159): 18–29.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1994) Høyreekstrem terrorisme, voldsbruk og lovverket [Extreme Right Terrorism, Violence, and the Law] , Ikkevold (161): 20–23.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (1993) Humanitær intervensjon: The White Man's Burden? [Humanitarian Intervention: The White Man's Burden?] , Ikkevold (158): 14–27.

Conference Paper

Buhaug, Halvard;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede 2011 Square Pegs in Round Holes: Inequalities, Grievances, and Civil War, presented at American Political Science Association (APSA), , 1–4 September.
Buhaug, Halvard;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede 2010 Square Pegs in Round Holes: Grievances, Inequalities, and Civil War, presented at Peace Science Society (International), , 22–23 October.
Cunningham, David;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Salehyan, Idean 2009 The Enemy of My Enemy Deserves My Support: Transnational Support for Insurgent Groups, presented at American Political Science Association, , 4 September.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge; & Østby, Gudrun 2009 Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing Hypotheses, presented at 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 15–18 February.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge; & Østby, Gudrun 2008Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing Hypotheses, presented at Peace Science Society (International)24 October.

PRIO Policy Brief

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Mauricio Rivera Celestino (2016) Non-Violence and Democratization, PRIO Policy Brief, 16. Oslo: PRIO.
Cunningham, David; Belén González; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Dragana Vidović & Peter B. White (2016) Violence and Non-Violence in Anti-Government Mobilization, PRIO Policy Brief, 21. Oslo: PRIO.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Han Dorussen; Nils Metternich & Andrea Ruggeri (2010) Transnational Dimensions and the Myth of Civil Wars as National Events, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

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