Domestic Conflict Behavior, 1919-1966 (ICPSR 5003)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Arthur S. Banks

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The data for this study were collected to provide information on patterns of domestic conflict behavior in 111 independent countries for the years 1919-1966. The variables record the occurrence of riots, anti-government demonstrations, purges, major government crises, strikes, coups, revolutions, assassinations, and guerrilla war. Data exist for the full 42 years for 52 of the countries, but for the other 59 countries data exist for less than 42 years. Data may be obtained in either of two formats: nations as cases or nation/years as cases. In the first format one case would be "Canada" and possible variables would be "riots-1919," etc. In the second format, "Canada-1919" and "Canada-1920" would be possible cases, and "riots" would appear as a variable.

Banks, Arthur S. Domestic Conflict Behavior, 1919-1966. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12.

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Benin Cambodia Sudan Paraguay Portugal Syria North Korea Greece Latvia Mongolia Iran Morocco Mali Panama Guatemala Iraq Chile Laos Nepal Argentina Ghana India Canada Turkey Belgium Finland South Africa Central African Republic Peru Germany Yemen Vietnam (Socialist Republic) United States Guinea China (Peoples Republic) Somalia Chad Madagascar Ivory Coast Thailand Libya Costa Rica Sweden Poland Jordan Nigeria Bulgaria Tunisia Sri Lanka Uruguay United Arab Emirates Switzerland Spain Lebanon Cuba Venezuela Liberia Czech Republic Mauritania Burkina Faso Israel Australia Estonia Myanmar Cameroon Cyprus Malaysia Iceland Global Gabon South Korea Great Britain Austria Yugoslavia El Salvador Luxembourg Brazil Ecuador Hungary Japan Albania New Zealand Senegal Italy Honduras Ethiopia Haiti Afghanistan Bolivia Russia Saudi Arabia Netherlands Pakistan Ireland France Lithuania Romania Togo Niger Philippines Nicaragua Norway Democratic Republic of Congo Denmark Dominican Republic Mexico Indonesia

1919 -- 1966

See also the related data collection, DIMENSIONS OF CONFLICT BEHAVIOR WITHIN AND BETWEEN NATIONS, 1955-1960 [ICPSR 5021].

A total of 107 countries in the world.

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2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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