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Principal Investigator(s): Mickolus, Edward F.
This four-part study supersedes and substantially expands the coverage of terrorist incidents first reported in INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: ATTRIBUTES OF TERRORIST EVENTS [ITERATE], which covered January 1970 through July 1973. This dataset contains four data files on 3,329 international terrorist attacks from 1968 through 1977. Part 1, Common File, includes information on the type of attack, the location of the beginning and end of the incident, the name of the terrorist group involved, and the numbers of deaths and injuries. Parts 2 and 3, Hostage and Fate Files, provide more detailed information on the characteristics and fates of both the hostages and the terrorists. Part 4, Skyjack File, consists of data on skyjacking incidents. Parts 2-4 can be linked to Part 1 when appropriate.
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Mickolus, Edward F. INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: ATTRIBUTES OF TERRORIST EVENTS, 1968-1977 [ITERATE 2]. ICPSR07947-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1982. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07947.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07947.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: aircraft hijackings, bombings, conflict resolution, hostages, injuries, international affairs, international crises, mortality rate, nations, political violence, terrorism, terrorist kidnappings, terrorists, world problems
Geographic Coverage: Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: International terrorist events occurring between 1968-1977.
Data Types: administrative records data
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Standardized missing values.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-29
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