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Title Counting civilian casualties : an introduction to recording and estimating nonmilitary deaths in conflict / edited by Taylor B. Seybolt, Jay D. Aronson, and Baruch Fischhoff.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]

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Series Studies in strategic peacebuilding
Studies in strategic peacebuilding.
Subject Civilian war casualties -- Statistics.
Civilian war casualties -- Case studies.
Civilians in war -- Case studies.
Alt Name Seybolt, Taylor B.,
Aronson, Jay D., 1974-
Fischhoff, Baruch, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (xix, 310 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 'Counting Civilian Casualties' aims to promote open scientific dialogue by high lighting the strengths and weaknesses of the most commonly used casualty recording and estimation techniques in an understandable format.
ISBN 9780199977321 (electronic bk.)
0199977321 (electronic bk.)
0199346178 (electronic bk.)
9780199346172 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 844359443
Additional Format Print version: Counting civilian casualties. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013] 9780199977307 (DLC) 2012042272 (OCoLC)818465947

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