The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn worldwide attention to the difficulties inherent to managing disasters, forcing scholars across disciplines to consider the impact disasters have on interstate relations, state resilience, patterns of violence and hostility, and the vulnerabilities that condition conflict.
This special issue offers new insights to help disentangle the relationship between disasters, conflict, and cooperation. This special issue advances our theoretical and empirical knowledge of the relationship between disasters, conflict, and cooperation.
The individual contributions examine issues such as disasters' impact on interstate rivalry, civil war negotiations, and the impact of COVID-19 policies on political violence and repression. To learn more about the findings and their policy implications, read the Special Issue at https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/JPR/current?fbclid=IwAR2N6Hoj9s6mRXrez5fiSiHNnjxq0WzxUsu0gGrumNuROjRurn2fBtsULLE