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Statistical methods for human rights / Jana Asher, David Banks, Fritz J. Scheuren, editors
Bib ID 4464568
Format BookBook
Description New York : Springer, c2008 
xxi, 339 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780387728360
0387728368
Full contents
  • Introduction / Jana Asher
  • The statistics of genocide / Mary W. Gray and Sharon Marek
  • Why estimate direct and indirect casualties from war? The rule of proportionality and casualty estimates / Beth O. Daponte
  • Statistical thinking and data analysis : enhancing human rights work / Jorge L. Romeu
  • Hidden in plain sight : X.X. burials and the desaparecidos in the Department of Guatemala, 1977-1986 / Clyde Collins Snow, Fredy Armando Peccerelli, José Samuel Susanávar, Alan G. Robinson, and Jose Maria Najera Ochoa
  • The demography of conflict-related mortality in Timor-Leste (1974-1999) : reflections on empirical quantitative measurement of civilian killings, disappearances, and famine-related deaths / Romesh Silva and Patrick Ball
  • Afghan refugee camp surveys in Pakistan, 2002 / James Bell, David Nolle, Ruth Citrin and Fritz Scheuren
  • Metagora : an experiment in the measurement of democratic governance / Jan Robert Suesser and R. Suarez de Miguel
  • Human rights of statisticians and statistics of human rights : early history of the American Statistical Association's Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights / Thomas B. Jabine and Douglas A. Samuelson
  • Obtaining evidence for the International Criminal Court using data and quantitative analysis / Herbert F. Spirer and William Seltzer
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Human rights -- Statistical methods.  |  Statistische methoden.  |  Mensenrechten.
Other authors/contributors Asher, Jana  |  Banks, David L  |  Scheuren, Fritz
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