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

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.

Subject area:

conflict, security and peace (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

Uppsala University, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0030

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

Time period(s) investigated:

1989 — ongoing

Unit of analysis:

Population:

One-sides violence

Subject area:

conflict, security and peace (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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