Children and War: How “Soft” Research Can Answer the Hard Questions in Political Science

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Christopher Blattman

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Blattman, Christopher (2012), Children and War: How “Soft” Research Can Answer the Hard Questions in Political Science, Perspectives on Politics 10(2): 403-413 doi:10.1017/S1537592712000746
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Review Essay: Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond. By R. Charli Carpenter. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 304p. They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers. By Romeo Dallaire. New York: Walker & Company, 2011. 320p. Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States. Edited by Scott Gates and Simon Reich. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. 352p.
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