UCDP One-sided Violence Dataset

SND-ID: EXT 0030

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kristine Eck - Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Lisa Hultman - Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Description

The UCDP, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, contains information on a large number data on organised violence, armed violence, and peacemaking. There is information from 1946 up to today, and the datasets are updated continuously. The data can be downloaded for free.

The UCDP One-side Violence Dataset is an actor-year dataset with information of one-sided violence on civilians by governments and formally organized armed groups, which results in at least 25 deaths. The dataset covering 1989-2013.

Purpose:

The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) collects information on a large number of aspects of armed violence since 1946.

Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

One-sides violence

Time period(s) investigated

1989–ongoing

Geographic coverage
Publications

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Eck, Kristine and Lisa Hultman. 2007. “Violence Against Civilians in War.” Journal of Peace Research 44(2).
Swepub doi

Sundberg, Ralph 2009. “Revisiting One-sided Violence – A Global and Regional Analysis” in Harbom, Lotta & Ralph Sundberg Eds. States in Armed Conflict 2008. Uppsala: Universitetstryckeriet.

Human Security Centre (2006). Human security brief 2006. Vancouver, B.C. Canada: Human Security Centre, the University of British Columbia.
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Dataset
UCDP One-sided Violence Dataset

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kristine Eck - Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Lisa Hultman - Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Time period(s) investigated

1989–2013

Variables

12

Number of individuals/objects

795

Published: 2015-02-13
Last updated: 2019-02-06