Statistical Methods for Human Rights

Statistical Methods for Human Rights

von: Jana Asher, David Banks, Fritz J. Scheuren

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387728377 , 339 Seiten

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Statistical Methods for Human Rights


 

Foreword

7

Acknowledgments

10

Contents

11

Contributors

13

Statistical Thinking on Human Rights Topics

20

Introduction

21

The Statistics of Genocide

54

Why Estimate Direct and Indirect Casualties from War? The Rule of Proportionality and Casualty Estimates

68

Statistical Thinking and Data Analysis: Enhancing Human Rights Work

81

Recent Projects

102

Hidden in Plain Sight: X.X. Burials and the Desaparecidos in the Department of Guatemala, 1977– 1986

103

The Demography of Conflict-Related Mortality in Timor- Leste ( 1974Ò 1999): Reflections on Empirical Quantitative Measurement of Civilian Killings, Disappearances, and Famine- Related Deaths

131

Afghan Refugee Camp Surveys in Pakistan, 2002

154

Metagora: An Experiment in the Measurement of Democratic Governance

169

History and Future Possibilities

191

Human Rights of Statisticians and Statistics of Human Rights: Early History of the American Statistical Association’s Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights

192

Obtaining Evidence for the International Criminal Court Using Data and Quantitative Analysis

205

New Issues in Human Rights Statistics

237

Statistics and the Millennium Development Goals

251

A Final Word of Warning

280

Using Population Data Systems to Target Vulnerable Population Subgroups and Individuals: Issues and Incidents

281

Author Index

337

Subject Index

341