Repressive, aggressive, and rogue nation-states : how odious, how dangerous? / Robert I. Rotberg Human rights rogues : aggressive, dangerous, or both? / Mary Caprioli and Peter F. Trumbore Running the numbers : a comparative perspective / Yi Feng and Saumik Paul North Korea : the tyranny of deprivation / Marcus Noland Turkmenistan under Niyazov and Berdymukhammedov / Gregory Gleason Burma : poster child for entrenched repression / Priscilla A. Clapp Winning the African prize for repression : Zimbabwe / Robert I. Rotberg Understanding repression in Belarus / Margarita M. Balmaceda Equatorial Guinea and Togo : what price repression? / John R. Heilbrunn Uzbekistan : a decaying dictatorship withdrawn from the West / Martha Brill Olcott Assessing repression in Syria / David W. Lesch Tunisia's "sweet little" regime / Clement Henry.
"Identifies and characterizes the most repressive states and singles out which are aggressive. Defines the actions constituting repression and proposes a method of measuring human rights violations, presenting an index of nation-state repressiveness. Offers a way to decide which repressive and rogue states are most deserving of strong policy attention"--Provided by publisher.
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