Foreign Conflict Behavior, 1950-1968 (ICPSR 5214)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Rudolph J. Rummel

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05214.v1

Version V1

This study contains data on over 13,000 foreign conflict acts of 113 nations in the period 1950-1968. Data are provided for actor and object, either of which may refer to nations, colonies, international organizations, or groups in rebellion against national authority and involved in international relations. Data are also provided for official and unofficial acts, which are categorized into violent and nonviolent acts. Violent acts are further categorized into planned and unplanned acts, as well as unclassified acts. These include warning or defensive acts related to a developing conflict situation, threat, war, clash, or negative behavior such as blockade, embargo, or diplomatic rebuff of one nation by another. Nonviolent acts include boycott and anti-foreign demonstrations. The source of the data as well as measures of its reliability is also coded.

Rummel, Rudolph J. Foreign Conflict Behavior, 1950-1968. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05214.v1

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Benin Cambodia Sudan Paraguay Portugal Syria North Korea Greece Iran Morocco Mali Panama Guatemala Iraq Chile Laos Nepal Argentina Tanzania Ghana India Canada Turkey Belgium Finland South Africa Central African Republic Jamaica 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 Kingdom Switzerland Spain Lebanon Cuba Venezuela Liberia Czech Republic Mauritania Burkina Faso Israel Australia Soviet Union Cameroon Malaysia Global Gabon South Korea Austria Yugoslavia El Salvador Brazil Algeria Colombia Ecuador Hungary Japan Albania New Zealand Senegal Italy Honduras Ethiopia Haiti Afghanistan Burundi Egypt Sierra Leone Bolivia Saudi Arabia Cape Verde Netherlands Pakistan Ireland France Romania Togo Niger Philippines Rwanda Nicaragua Norway Democratic Republic of Congo Denmark Dominican Republic Uganda Mexico Indonesia

1950 -- 1968

A total of 13,139 foreign conflict acts of 113 nations in the period 1950-1968.

(1) NEW YORK TIMES, (2) NEW YORK TIMES INDEX, (3) CHICAGO TRIBUNE, (4) TIME MAGAZINE, (5) NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION (NBC) NEWS, (6) CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBS) NEWS, (7) NEW HAVEN REGISTER, (8) New York Radio Station WQXR NEWS, (9) CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, and (10) LIFE MAGAZINE

event/transaction data

1984-05-03

1992-02-16

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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