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Human Rights and Statistics : Getting the Record Straight

Author: Richard P Claude; Thomas B Jabine
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. University of Pennsylvania Press [2016] © 1992
Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Human Rights and Statistics is the first book to describe and summarize important issues associated with the collection and uses of human rights statistics.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Claude; Thomas B Jabine
ISBN: 9781512802863 1512802867 9780812231083 0812231082
OCLC Number: 1165491704
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : 57 illus.
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Exploring Human Rights Issues with Statistics-Richard P. Claude and Thomas B. Jabine2. The Limitations of Using Quantitative Data in Studying Human Rights Abuses-Robert Justin Goldstein3. Use of Incomplete and Distorted Data in Inference About Human Rights Violations-Douglas A. Samuelson and Herbert F. SpirerIntroduction4. Guidelines for Field Reporting of Basic Human Rights Violations-Randy B. Reiter , M. V. Zunzunegui , and Jose Quiroga5. HURIDOCS Standard Formats as a Tool in the Documentation of Human Rights Violations-Judith Dueck6. The Rights of Collectivities: Principles and Procedures in Measuring the Human Rights Status of Communal and Political Groups-Ted Robert Gurr and Barbara Harff7. Political Rights and Political Liberties in Nations: An Evaluation of Human Rights Measures, 1950 to 1984-Kenneth A. Bollen8. Problems of Concept and Measurement in the Study of Human Rights-George A. Lopez and Michael Stohl9. Human Rights Reporting as a Policy Tool: An Examination of the State Department Country Reports-Judith Eleanor Innes10. Human Rights Reporting in Two Nations: A Comparison of the United States and Norway-Kathleen PritchardIntroduction11. Statistical Evidence of Racial Disparities in Death Sentencing: A Critical Analysis of McCleskey v. Kemp-Glenn Dickinson and William B. Fairley12. A Statistical Analysis of Dutch Human Rights Case Law Manfred Nowak and Herman von Hebel13. An Epidemiology of Homicide: Ningun Nombre Burials in the Province of Buenos Aires from 1970 to 1984-Clyde Collins Snow and Maria Julia Bihurriet14. New Patterns of Oppression: An Updated Analysis of Human Rights Data-David L. Banks15. A Guide to Human Rights Data Sources-Michael Cain , Richard P. Claude , and Thomas B. JabineContributorsIndex
Series Title: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Responsibility: Thomas B. Jabine, Richard P. Claude.

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"An interesting and intelligent volume."-Times Literary Supplement "A marvelous treatment of the difficulties and rewards of social science research. . . . Anyone whose teaching includes social Read more...

 
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