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Introducing the Targeted Mass Killing Data Set for the Study and Forecasting of Mass Atrocities

Butcher, Charles; Goldsmith, Benjamin; Nanlohy, Sascha; Sowmya, Arcot; Muchlinski, David


This article describes a new data set for the study of genocide, politicide, and similar atrocities. Existing data sets have facilitated advances in understanding and policyrelevant applications such as forecasting but have been criticized for insufficient transparency, replicability, and for omitting failed or prevented attempts at genocide/ politicide. More general data sets of mass civilian killing do not typically enable users to isolate situations in which specific groups are deliberately...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-01-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Conflict Resolution
DOI: 10.1177/0022002719896405
Access Rights: Open Access


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