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Counting civilian casualties : an introduction to recording and estimating nonmilitary deaths in conflict / edited by Taylor B. Seybolt, Jay D. Aronson, and Baruch Fischhoff.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Series:
Studies in strategic peacebuilding.
Studies in strategic peacebuilding
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Civilian war casualties -- Statistics.
Civilian war casualties -- Case studies.
Civilians in war -- Case studies.
Civilian war casualties.
Civilians in war.
Form/Genre:
Case studies.
Statistics.
Contents:
Who counts?
Introduction / Taylor B. Seybolt, Jay D. Aronson, and Baruch Fischhoff
Significant numbers: civilian casualties and strategic peacebuilding / Taylor B. Seybolt
The politics of civilian casualty counts / Jay D. Aronson
Recording violence: incident-based data
Iraq body count: a case study in the uses of incident-based conflict casualty data aggregate conflict casualty data / John Sloboda, Hamit Dardagan, Michael Spagat, and Madelyn Hsiao-Rei Hicks
A matter of convenience: challenges of non-random data in analyzing
Human rights violations in Peru and Sierra Leone / Todd Landman and Anita Gohdes
Estimating violence: surveys
Using surveys to estimate casualties post-conflict: developments for the developing world / Jana Asher
Collecting data on violence: scientific challenges and ethnographic solutions / Meghan Foster Lynch
Estimating violence: multiple-systems estimation
Combining found data and surveys to measure conflict mortality / Jeff Klingner and Romesh Silva
Multiple-systems estimation techniques for estimating casualties in armed conflicts / Daniel Manrique-Vallier, Megan E. Price, and Anita Gohdes
Mixed methods
MSE and casualty counts: assumptions, interpretation, and challenges / Nicholas P. Jewell, Michael Spagat, and Britta L. Jewell
A review of estimation methods for victims of the Bosnian war and the Khmer Rouge regime / Ewa Tabeau and Jan Zwierzchowski
The complexity of casualty numbers
It doesn't add up: methodological and policy implications of conflicting casualty data / Jule Krüger, Patrick Ball, Megan Price, and Amelia Hoover Green
Challenges to counting and classifying victims of violence in conflict
Post-conflict, and non-conflict settings / Keith Krause
Conclusion
Moving toward more accurate casualty counts / Jay D. Aronson, Baruch Fischhoff, and Taylor B. Seybolt.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Seybolt, Taylor B., editor
Aronson, Jay D., 1974- editor.
Fischhoff, Baruch, 1946- editor.
ISBN:
9780199977307
0199977305
9780199977314
0199977313
OCLC:
818465947
Publisher Number:
40022471617
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