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Biography

The London School of Economics and Political Science
Associate Professor in Politics

Experience Keywords

Comparative Constitutionalism; civil wars; democratization; reconstruction

Research Summary

Bill Kissane is currently working on two books on civil wars and their aftermaths. The first Beyond Internal War: Reconstruction, National Identity and Armed Conflict in Europe 1918-2012 will be published by Penn Press in 2014. It is an edited volume with chapters written by anthropologists, historians, political scientists, and sociologists.

The second, Civil War: the Contemporary Challenge, is under contract with Oxford University Press and is due to be published in 2014. It focusses on the wave of civil wars the world has experienced since 1945. Specific chapters focus on definitions of civil war, patterns, causes, consequence, and recovery from civil war.

Research Countries

Ireland; Turkey

Languages

Finnish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: N/A]; Turkish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

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