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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