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Trauma and stigma: The long-term effects of wartime violence on political attitudes

hong, Ji Yeon; Kang, Woo Chang


How does wartime violence affect public attitudes toward the government in the long run? In this paper, we examine whether violence against civilians during the KoreanWar continues to influence people’s attitudes toward the South Korean government more than half a century later.We find that wartime violence has clear long-term attitudinal effects. Using a difference-in-differences analysis that compares the cohorts born before and after the war, the findings indicate that people who...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science
DOI: 10.1177/0738894215593683


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