Violence, Statistics, and the Politics of Accounting for the Dead

ISBN: 978-3-319-12035-5 (Print) 978-3-319-12036-2 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-22

    General Introduction: Armed Conflicts and the Body Count: An Issue for Population Studies and Development

  3. Methodologies, Development Issues and Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-45

      Development Consequences of Armed Conflict

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-69

      Numbers Count: Dead Bodies, Statistics, and the Politics of Armed Conflicts

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      Chapter

      Pages 71-86

      The International Committee of the Red Cross: Identifying the Dead and Tracing Missing Persons – A Historical Perspective

  4. Annexes: Case Studies of the Experiences of Practitioners

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-89

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      Chapter

      Pages 91-97

      Recording Casualties of Explosive Violence: Evidence-Based Advocacy in Practice

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      Chapter

      Pages 99-118

      Measuring the Burden of Conflict Through Local Newspapers: Findings from the Manipur Micro-level Insurgency Events Database of 2008–2009

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-129

      Documenting Human Losses in Croatia 1991–1995

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      Pages 131-140

      Conclusion: The Demographics of War and Development: Issues for Policy-Makers

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 141-143