This book provides a systematic overview and in-depth analysis of the effects of rebel group inclusion on democracy following the end of conflict across the globe.It examines different types of rebel groups, addressing the subject matter through the lens of three dimensions – democracy, stability, and governance – which structure the book and the individual chapters. As such, it affords a rare opportunity to bring together two heretofore separate research traditions – conflict studies and political parties. This book will be of key interest to scholars and students of political parties and party theory, civil wars and peacebuilding, democratization studies and state building and more broadly to comparative politics, development studies, and security studies.

Routledge Handbook on political parties, with (Edited by Neil Carter, Dan Keith, Gyda Sindre and Sofia Vasolopoulou). Forthcoming with Routledge.

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