Asher, Jana

Statistical Methods for Human Rights

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Table of contents

Part I. Statistical Thinking on Human Rights Topics

1. Introduction
Jana Asher

2. The Statistics of Genocide
Mary W. Gray, Sharon Marek

3. Why Estimate Direct and Indirect Casualties from War? The Rule of Proportionality and Casualty Estimates
Beth O. Daponte

4. Statistical Thinking and Data Analysis: Enhancing Human Rights Work
Jorge L. Romeu

Part II. Recent Projects

5. Hidden in Plain Sight: X.X. Burials and the Desaparecidos in the Department of Guatemala, 1977–1986
Clyde Collins Snow, Fredy Armando Peccerelli, José Samuel Susanávar, Alan G. Robinson, Jose Maria Najera Ochoa

6. The Demography of Conflict-Related Mortality in Timor-Leste (1974–1999): Reflections on Empirical Quantitative Measurement of Civilian Killings, Disappearances, and Famine-Related Deaths
Romesh Silva, Patrick Ball

7. Afghan Refugee Camp Surveys in Pakistan, 2002
James Bell, David Nolle, Ruth Citrin, Fritz Scheuren

8. Metagora: An Experiment in the Measurement of Democratic Governance
Jan Robert Suesser, R. Suarez de Miguel

Part III. History and Future Possibilities

9. Human Rights of Statisticians and Statistics of Human Rights: Early History of the American Statistical Association’s Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights
Thomas B. Jabine, Douglas A. Samuelson

10. Obtaining Evidence for the International Criminal Court Using Data and Quantitative Analysis
Herbert F. Spirer, William Seltzer

11. New Issues in Human Rights Statistics
David L. Banks, Yasmin H. Said

12. Statistics and the Millennium Development Goals
David J. Fitch, Paul Wassenich, Paul Fields, Fritz Scheuren, Jana Asher

Part IV. A FinalWord of Warning

13. Using Population Data Systems to Target Vulnerable Population Subgroups and Individuals: Issues and Incidents


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Keywords: MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General MAT029000

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