Publications 2008

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Brandt, Patrick; John R. Freeman & Michael Colaresi (2008) The Dynamics of Reciprocity, Accountability, and Credibility, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(3): 343–374.
Buhaug, Halvard & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Contagion or Confusion? Why Conflicts Cluster in Space, International Studies Quarterly 52(2): 215–233.
Carey, Sabine C. & Michael Colaresi (2008) To Kill or to Protect: Security Forces, Domestic Institutions, and Genocide, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(1): 39–67.
Colaresi, Michael; Kevin Quinn & Burt Monroe (2008) Fightin' Words: Lexical Feature Selection and Evaluation for Identifying the Content of Political Conflict, Political Analysis 16(4): 372–403.
Hegre, Håvard & Ibrahim Elbadawi (2008) Globalization, Economic Shocks, and Internal Armed Conflict, Defence and Peace Economics 19(1): 37–60.
Hegre, Håvard (2008) Gravitating toward War: Preponderance May Pacify, but Power Kills, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 566–589.
Hegre, Håvard (2008) Polarization and Interstate Conflict, Journal of Peace Research 45(2): 261–282.
Larsen, Wenche; Siri Aas Rustad; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Jan Ketil Rød (2008) Foliage and Fighting: Forest Resources and the Onset, Duration, and Location of Civil War, Political Geography 27(7): 761–782.
Listhaug, Ola & Zan Strabac (2008) Anti-Muslim Prejudice in Europe: A Multilevel Analysis of Survey Data from 30 Countries, Social Science Research 37(1): 268–286.
Milante, Gary; Håvard Hegre & Ibrahim Elbadawi (2008) Introduction: The Aftermath of Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 45(4): 451–459.
Mitchell, Neil J.; Mani Nepal; Alok Bohara & Nejem Raheem (2008) Human Rights Violations, Corruption, and the Policy of Repression, Policy Studies Journal 36(1): 1–18.
Neumayer, Eric & Indra de Soysa (2008) Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarization, 1988—2002, Journal of Peace Research 45(4): 497–518.
Neumayer, Eric (2008) Death Penalty Abolition and the Ratification of the Second Optional Protocol, International Journal of Human Rights 12(1): 3–21.
Neumayer, Eric (2008) Death Penalty: The Political Foundations of the Global Trend Towards Abolition, Human Rights Review 9(2): 241–268.
Østby, Gudrun (2008) Polarization, Horizontal Inequalities and Violent Civil Conflict, Journal of Peace Research 45(2): 143–162.
Owen, Taylor; Håvard Rue & Aldo Benini (2008) A Semi-Parametric Spatial Regression Approach to Post-War Human Security: Cambodia, 2002–2004, Asian Journal of Criminology 3(2): 139–158.
Perkins, Richard & Eric Neumayer (2008) Extra-territorial Interventions in Conflict Spaces: Explaining the Geographies of Post-Cold War Peacekeeping, Political Geography 27(8): 895–914.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Confronting the Past: The Slovenes as subjects and objects of History, Druzboslovne Razprave 24(58): 29–44.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Priznati ili ne priznati - Politika Sjedinjenih Americkih Drzava prema Hrvatskoj, 1990-1991 [To recognize or not to recognize - The U.S Policy vis-a-vis Croatia, 1990-1991], Casopis Za Sovremenu Povijest 40(1): 141–158.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Umrli Kralji in Nacionalni Miti: Zakaj so pomembni miti o ustanoviteljstvu in mučeništvu [Dead Kings and National Myths: Why Myths of Founding and Martyrdom are Important], Teorija in praksa 14(5): 575–599.
Ringdal, Kristen; Albert Simkus & Gerd Inger Ringdal (2008) War-related Distress and Health among Kosovar Albanians, Journal of Loss & Trauma 13(1): 59–71.
Ringdal, Kristen; Gerd Inger Ringdal & Albert Simkus (2008) War Experiences and War-related Distress in Bosnia and Herzegovina Eight Years after War, Croatian Medical Journal 49(1): 75–86.
Rød, Jan Ketil; Halvard Buhaug & Lars-Erik Cederman (2008) Disaggregating Ethno-Nationalist Civil Wars: A Dyadic Test of Exclusion Theory, International Organization 62(3): 531–551.
Schultz, Kenneth; Idean Salehyan & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Fighting at Home, Fighting Abroad: How Civil Wars Lead to International Disputes, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 479–506.
Strabac, Zan & Kristen Ringdal (2008) Individual and Contextual Influences of War on Ethnic Prejudice in Croatia, The Sociological Quarterly 49(4): 769–796.
Theisen, Ole Magnus (2008) Blood and Soil? Resource Scarcity and Internal Armed Conflict Revisited, Journal of Peace Research 45(6): 801–818.
Urdal, Henrik (2008) Population, Resources, and Political Violence: A Subnational Study of India, 1956–2002, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 590–617.

PhD Thesis

Lujala, Päivi (2008) Natural Resources and Armed Civil Conflict. PhD thesis, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim.


Brehm, John & Scott Gates (2008) Teaching, Tasks, and Trust - Functions of the Public Executive. New York: Russell Sage. Russell Sage Foundation Series on Trust.
Carey, Sabine C. (2008) Protest, Repression and Political Regimes, an Empirical Analysis of Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. London: Routledge. Security and Governance.
Colaresi, Michael; Karen Rasler & William R. Thompson (2008) Strategic Rivalries in World Politics: Position, Space and Conflict Escalation. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael Don Ward (2008) Spatial Regression Models. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) L’Europa Centro Orientale tra religione e politica. Cattolici, Ortodossi e nuovi ordini missionari dopo il 1989 [East-Central Europe between Religion and Politics: Catholics, Orthodox, and New Orders of Missionaries after 1989]. Ravenna: Angelo Longo.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Le Projet Liberal et la Transformation de la Democratie: Le Cas de l’Europa Centrale et Orientale [The Liberal Project and the Transformation of Democracy: The Case of East Central Europe]. Quebec: Presses de l'Université Lava.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia at Peace and at War: Selected Writings, 1987-2007. Berlin: Lit Verlag. Studien zur Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft Suedosteuropas.
Roy, Kaushik (2008) Brown Warriors of the Raj: Recruitment and the Mechanics of Command in the Sepoy Army, 1859-1913. New Delhi.

Book Chapter

(2008) Journal of Peace Research, in Hegre, Håvard; Ibrahim Elbadawi; & Gary Milante, eds, .
(2008) Journal of Peace Research, in Milante, Gary; Håvard Hegre; & Ibrahim Elbadawi, eds, .
(2008) Journal of Peace Research, in Nils Petter Gleditsch, ed., .
Aydin, Aysegul & Scott Gates (2008) Rulers as Mass Murderers: Political Institutions and Human Insecurity, in Marie-Joëlle Zahar, ed., Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security: Dilemmas of Deterrence and Assurance. London: Routledge (72–95).
Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Russian super-giant in its lair: Gazprom's role in domestic affairs, in Europe's Energy Security: Gazprom's Dominance and Caspian. Washington DC: (59–70).
Buhaug, Halvard (2008) Dangerous Dyads Revisited: Democracies May Not Be That Peaceful after All, in Causes and Consequences of International Conflict: Data, Methods and Theory. London: Routledge (122–144).
Checkel, Jeffrey T. (2008) Process Tracing, in Qualitative Methods in International Relations: a Pluralist Guide. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (114–127).
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).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael D. Ward (2008) Diffusion and the Spread of Democratic Institutions, in The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy. Cambridge: (261–302).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) Civil War and its Spread, in Handbook on Conflict Resolution. London: (597–614).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) Civil War, Yugoslavian, in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Farmington Hills, MI: .
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) The Spread of Civil War, in The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution. London: Sage Publications (595–612).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Armed Conflict and the Environment, in International Environmental Politics (Volume IV). London: (273–258).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Peace and Democracy, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. San Diego, CA: Elsevier (1430–1437).
Hegre, Håvard & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) Paqja dhe demokracia [Peace and Democracy], in Bjørn Erik Rasch, ed., Demokracia – kushtet dhe pasojat. Prishtina: (279–301).
Lacina, Bethany Ann; Magnus Öberg & Kristine Eck (2008) Civil Conflicts in the Contemporary World, in Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. Abingdon: (23–42).
Lajh, Damjan & Sabrina P. Ramet (2008) Slovenia, in Nations in Transit. Budapest & New York: (535–552).
Østby, Gudrun (2008) Inequalities, the Political Environment and Civil Conflict: Evidence from 55 Developing Countries, in Horizontal Inequalities and Conflict: Understanding Group Violence in Multiethnic Societies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (136–159).
Pugel, James (2008) Measuring Reintegration in Liberia: Assessing the Gap Between Outputs and Outcomes, in Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War. New York, NY: Routledge (70–102).
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) American Images of Milosevic prior to the War, in Slobodan Milošević: Road to Power - the Eighth Session of the LCS Central Committee. Belgrade & Stirling: Institut za savremenu istoriju & University of Stirling (267–285).
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Politics in Croatia since 1990, in Sabrina P. Ramet, ed., Croatia since Independence: War, Politics, Society, Foreign Relations. Munich: Oldenbourg Verlag (31–57).
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) The NDH - An Introduction, in Sabrina P. Ramet, ed., The Independent State of Croatia, 1941--45. UK: (1–10).
Salehyan, Idean & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Civil War and Interstate Disputes, in Strøm, Kaare; & Magnus Öberg, eds, Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: (58–76).
Søberg, Marius & Sabrina P. Ramet (2008) Challenges Facing Croatia since Independence: An Introduction, in Sabrina P. Ramet, ed., Croatia since Independence: War, Politics, Society, Foreign Relations. Munich: Oldenbourg Verlag (11–30).
Strand, Håvard & Scott Gates (2008) Military Intervention, Democratization, and Post-conflict Political Stability, in Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. Abingdon: (147–162).
Strøm, Kaare; Torbjörn Bergman & Wolfgang C. Müller (2008) Coalition Theory and Cabinet Governance: An Introduction, in Bergman, Torbjörn; Kaare Strøm; & Wolfgang C. Müller, eds, Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: the Democractic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford: .
Svensson, Isak (2008) Democracies, Disengagement and Deals: Exploring the Effect of Different Types of Mediators, in Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: (227–246).
Torvik, Ragnar; Halvor Mehlum & Karl Ove Moene (2008) Institutions and the Resource Curse, in 40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking, Volume 2. Berlin: Springer (245–264).

Edited Volume

Ramet, Sabrina P. (ed.) (2008) Croatia Since Independence: War, Politics, Society, Foreign Relations. Munich: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. Südosteuropäische Arbeiten.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (ed.) (2008) The Independent State of Croatia, 1941-45.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2008) 1857 Uprising: A Tale of an Indian Warrior [Translation of Durgadas Bandopadhyay's Amar Jivancharit]. Kolkata: Anthem Press India. Anthem South Asian Series.
Strøm, Kaare; & Magnus Öberg, eds, (2008) Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: Routledge/ECPR.
Strøm, Kaare; Wolfgang C. Müller; & Torbjörn Bergman, eds, (2008) Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: The Democractic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Checkel, Jeffrey T. (2008) Bridging the Gap? Connecting Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in the Study of Civil War, Qualitative Methods: Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 6(1): 13–14.
Gates, Scott (2008) Mixing It Up: The Role of Theory in Mixed Method Research, Qualitative Methods: Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 6(1): 27–29.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) The Liberal Moment Fifteen Years On, International Studies Quarterly 52(4): 691–712.
Hegre, Håvard (2008) Elster på tomgang [Elster on Autopilot], Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift 25(1): 90–93.
Hegre, Håvard (2008) Svar til Elster [Response to Elster], Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift 25(4): 394–396.
Ramet, Sabrina P. (2008) Redefining the Boundaries of Human Rights: The Case of Eastern Europe, Human Rights Review 9(1): 1–13.
Urdal, Henrik & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) Om topptidsskrifter i internasjonal politikk [On Top Journals in International Relations], Internasjonal Politikk 66(4): 699–702.

Popular Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Presidential Transplantation in Russia Enters Final Phase, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 4 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Putin and Medvedev Open the Bulgarian Gate for Gazprom, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 22 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Russia values oil more than war, Moscow times, 22 August.
Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Russian 'Tandemocracy' Stumbles into a War, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 11 August.
Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Will Medvedev's Ascension Solve Gazprom's Problems?, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 14 January.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Doktorgraden [The Doctoral Degree], Forskningspolitikk, 20 October.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Erich Weedes regel [Erich Weede's Rule], Forskningspolitikk, 1 March.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Forskerne mangler dokumentasjon [The Scholars Lack Documentation], Aftenposten, 2 October.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Hva hviler de på? [On What Do They Rest?], Aftenposten, 18 September.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Klima, klima, klima [Climate, Climate, Climate], Forskningspolitikk, 16 June.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Klimandringer og sikkerhet, FN-magasinet, 19 February.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Til fest [The Festchrift], Forskningspolitikk, 16 December.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) Peace Building and its Components – the State of the Art, Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: Local, Regional and Global Perspectives, 31 December.
Holtsmark, Bjart & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) På stadig tynnere is [On Ever Thinner Ice], Aftenposten, 2 November.
Paasche, Erlend (2008) Iraq: When Resettlement Stats Show Betrayal, ISN Security Watch, 8 July.

Master Thesis

Alte, Maria Indiana (2008) The Framing of a Social Movement: Actors' Perspectives on Joining, Leaving and Refraining from Membership in the Naxalite Movement in South India. MA thesis, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Holtermann, Helge (2008) Poverty and Civil War: An Assessment of Four Prominent Explanations of the Per Capita Income-Civil War Relationship. MA thesis, Political Science, University of Oslo.
Naser, Seyed Jamil (2008) Power Sharing for Afghanistan, The Imperative of Inter-Ethnic Dialogue. MA thesis, Department of Sociology & Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.

Conference Paper

Aydin, Aysegul & Scott Gates (2008) From Repression to Genocide: Why Would a Leader Ever Commit Mass Murder?, presented at 49th Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Bakke, Kristin M. (2008) Commentary: Beslan and the Study of Violence - Response to the plenary lecture of the Political Geography Specialty Group, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, April.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin & Kendra Dupuy (2008) Buying Peace with Diamonds? Power Sharing and the Civil War in Sierra Leone, presented at 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Checkel, Jeffrey T. (2008) Causal Mechanisms and Civil WarBoston, MA, 30 August.
Checkel, Jeffrey T. (2008) Transnational Politics and Civil WarSan Fransisco, CA, March 2008.
Dupuy, Kendra & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2008) Buying Peace with Diamonds? Power Sharing and the Civil War in Sierra LeoneTromsø, 28–30 April.
Fjelde, Hanne (2008) Is there an Autocratic Civil Peace? Authoritarian Regimes and Civil Conflict, 1971–2001, presented at 49th Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Fjelde, Hanne (2008) Non-Democratic Governance and the Onset of Civil War, 1972–2003, presented at 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Gates, Scott & David Lektzian (2008) Drugs, Governance, and Civil ConflictSan Francisco, CA, 2008.
Gates, Scott & Kaare Strøm (2008) Power-sharing, Agency and Civil ConflictZurich, Switzerland, 15 September.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Ole Magnus Theisen (2008) Climate Change, the Environment, and Armed ConflictSan Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) Going Home to Fight? Explaining Refugee Return and ViolenceSandvika, Norway, 5 November.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) Going Home to Fight? Explaining Refugee Return and ViolenceTrondheim, Norway, 27 November.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) Regional Perspectives on Afghanistan’s WarsPRIO and NUPI, Oslo, Norway, 12 December.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) Return of ‘Refugee Warriors’ in Herat, AfghanistanPRIO, Oslo, 9 December.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2008) The Impact and Implications of the India-Pakistan Rivalry for AfghanistanAspen Institute, Rome, Italy, 24 September.
Hegre, Håvard; Henrik Urdal & Håvard Strand (2008) The Future of Armed Conflict: Predicting the Incidence of Conflict, 2007-2030San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Holtermann, Helge (2008) Poverty and Civil War. An Assessment of Four Prominent Explanations of the Relationship Between Per Capita Income and Civil WarAmsterdam, Netherlands, 2 July.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2008) "I'll mind my business if you mind yours": The OAU and non-intervention strategies in Post-Colonial AfricaPRIO, Oslo, 29–30 September.
Lischer, Sarah & Kristian Berg Harpviken (2008) Refugee Return and Violence: What are the Mechanisms?Syracuse University, Washington, DC, 18 October.
Nordås, Ragnhild (2008) Gunning for God? Religion and Conflict SeverityClaremont, CA, 24–25 October.
Nordås, Ragnhild (2008) Identity Polarization and Conflict: State Building in Cote d’Ivoire and GhanaSan Fransisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Nordås, Ragnhild (2008) Identity Politics and State Building in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana: Lessons for Quantitative Civil War StudiesUniversity of Tromsø, Norway, 28–30 April.
Østby, Gudrun & Indra de Soysa (2008) Too Weak to Fight? Horizontal Inequality and State Repression, 1980–2004San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Østby, Gudrun; Helge Holtermann; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2008) Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing HypothesesClaremont, CA, 24 October.
Ottmann, Martin (2008) Explaining One-sided Violence in Ethnic Civil Wars: The Case of Southern SudanUniversitat Autonòma Barcelona, 25–27 August 2008.
Rød, Jan Ketil & Halvard Buhaug (2008) Civil Wars: Prospects and Problems with the Use of Local Indicators, presented at 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Rolandsen, Øystein H. (2008) Becoming a Rebel in the Southern Sudan, 1961-63Oslo, 29 September.
Rolandsen, Øystein H. (2008) Democratication in the Sudan and Prospects for National Elections in 2009Oslo, 13 June.
Rolandsen, Øystein H. (2008) Democratisation in the Sudan and SPLM’s Second National ConventionForeign and Commonwealth Office, 3 July.
Rolandsen, Øystein H. (2008) Guns for Hire Aid Consultancies and Academic IntegrityOslo, 6 November.
Rolandsen, Øystein H. (2008) Making Civil War in the Southern Sudan, 1961-3Chicago, IL, 13–16 November.
Rustad, Siri Aas; Ragnhild Nordås; Gudrun Østby & Vera Achvarina (2008) Regional Welfare and Child Soldier Recruitment : A Disaggregated Study of African RegionsUniversity of Konstanz, 22–23 February.
Urdal, Henrik & Bilal Barakat (2008) Breaking the Waves? Does Education Mediate the Relationship Between Youth Bulges and Political ViolenceSan Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Urdal, Henrik & Håvard Strand (2008) Youth Bulges, Democratic Elections, and Political InstabilitySan Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Urdal, Henrik & Kristian Hoelscher (2008) Urban Youth Bulges and Social Disorder: An Empirical Study of Asian and Sub-Saharan African CitiesOslo, 4–5 December.
Urdal, Henrik (2008) Demographic Aspects of Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Armed ConflictThe United Nations Population Division, New York, 21–23 January.

PRIO Policy Brief

Strøm, Kaare & Scott Gates (2008) Power-sharing and Civil Conflict, CSCW Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild (2008) Power-sharing to Build Peace? The Burundi Experience with Power-sharing Agreements, CSCW Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Horowitz, Jeremy (2008) Power-sharing in Kenya, CSCW Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Dupuy, Kendra & Julian Detzel (2008) Appeasing the Warlords: Power-sharing Agreements in Liberia, CSCW Policy Brief, 4. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild & Jason Miklian (2008) A Transitional Success Story: The Nepali Experience with Power-sharing, CSCW Policy Brief, 5. Oslo: PRIO.
Rustad, Siri Aas (2008) Between War and peace: 50 years of Power-sharing in Nigeria, CSCW Policy Brief, 6. Oslo: PRIO.
Strand, Håvard & Scott Gates (2008) Lessons Learned from Power-sharing in Africa, CSCW Policy Brief, 8. Oslo: PRIO.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin & Kendra Dupuy (2008) Buying Peace with Diamonds? Power-sharing Agreements in Sierra Leone, PRIO Policy Brief, 7. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Becker, Megan & Åshild Falch (2008) Power-sharing and Peacebuilding in Burundi, CSCW Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Dupuy, Kendra & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2008) Power-sharing and Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone: Power-sharing Agreements, Negotiations and Peace Processes, CSCW Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Rustad, Siri Aas (2008) Power-sharing and Conflict in Nigeria - Power-sharing Agreements, Negotiations and Peace Processes, CSCW Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Urdal, Henrik (2008) Urban Social Disorder in Asia and Africa: Report on a New Dataset, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Buhaug, Halvard; Nils Petter Gleditsch; & Ole Magnus Theisen (2008) Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict, Social Dimensions of Climate Change Workshop. Washington, DC.
Torvik, Ragnar; Halvor Mehlum; & Karl Ove Moene (2008) Mineral Rents and Social Development in Norway, UNRISD project "Financing Social Policy". Oslo: University of Oslo.

Report - External Series

Chauvet, Lisa; Paul Collier; & Håvard Hegre (2008) The Security Challenge in Conflict-Prone Countries. A Challenge Paper for the Copenhagen Consensus, Copenhagen Consensus Conflicts Challenge Papers. .
Hegre, Håvard (2008) The Nature and Causes of Violent Conflicts in Africa, Background paper for African Development Report 2008. .

Book Review

Paasche, Erlend (2008) Review of 'idsja:m, in Babylon – Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier 6(2): 136–137.