Articles by Margherita Belgioioso

October 4, 2023

Community deprivation drives far-right violence

Margherita Belgioioso
Using disaggregated data for England, Margherita Belgioioso, Christoph Dworschak, and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch show that community deprivation drives far-right violence. Their research reveals how deprivation fuels it, and how it may be possible to predict where such violence is likely, even when we cannot predict who may be carrying out attacks. They also suggest that efforts to reduce community deprivation can also help reduce political violence
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Margherita Belgioioso
Associate Professor in Quantitative International Relations, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds

Margherita's primary research interests concern the dynamics and outcomes of civil wars, terrorism and non-violent resistance.

Her work has been published by Routledge Politics, Nature, Human Behavior, PLOS-One, Journal of Peace Research, and International Studies Quarterly.

Her 2018 article on terrorism in mass dissident campaigns won Cedric Smith Prize from the Conflict Research Society.

She received the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award.

She tweets @MargheritaBelg1

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