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Rangoon Summer: 1988 Burma Protest Data (ICPSR 1279)

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Summary:

This is a collection of intra-daily, interval-level data of protest and repression during the 1988 Burmese uprising (March 1-October 31, 1988) derived from content analysis of news wire reports, newspapers, and historical narratives.

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  • These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

  • These data are freely available.

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Ferrara, Federico. Rangoon Summer: 1988 Burma Protest Data. ICPSR01279-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003-04-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01279.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   conflict, demonstrators, dissent, internal political conflict, protest demonstrations, repression

Geographic Coverage:   Burma, Global, Myanmar

Time Period:  

  • 1988

Data Collection Notes:

The files submitted are the data file, burma88.por, and the codebook, burmacode.pdf.

These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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