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Introducing the UCDP Georeferenced Event Dataset
This article presents the UCDP Georeferenced Event Dataset (UCDP GED). The UCDP GED is an event dataset that disaggregates three types of organized violence (state-based conflict, non-state conflict,Expand
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Gender Equality and Intrastate Armed Conflict
In this article, I examine to what extent gender equality is associated with lower levels of intrastate armed conflict. I use three measures of gender equality: (1) a dichotomous indicator of whetherExpand
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Organized violence, 1989–2015
The alarming upward trend since 2012 in the number of fatalities incurred by organized violence did not continue in 2015. Indeed, 2014 saw more than 130,000 people killed in organized violence whileExpand
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Dyadic Dimensions of Armed Conflict, 1946—2007
In 2007, 34 armed conflicts were active worldwide, up by one from 2006 and by five from 2003, the year with the lowest number of active armed conflicts since the 1970s. While the number of conflictsExpand
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Advising as Educating: A Framework for Organizing Advising Systems
A shared perspective on the extant and ideal organizing principles for an institution’s advising system is important to the overall effectiveness of advising. In this essay, I develop a vision ofExpand
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Political Gender Equality and State Human Rights Abuse
Feminist theorists argue that more equal societies that are not based on gender hierarchies ought to be less plagued by collective violence. This study tests whether political gender equality isExpand
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The Threat of Violence and Forced Migration: Geographical Scope Trumps Intensity of Fighting
Civil war and other forms of generalized violence have been identified as the main determinants of forced migration. Yet, there are still large variations across armed conflicts that have not beenExpand
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Time to Go? Duration Dependence in Forced Migration
In this paper we introduce some theoretical and methodological refinements to account for effects of duration dependence in forced migration flows that have not been noticed in previous research. TheExpand
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Tailoring XP for Large System Mission Critical Software Development
TLDR
A plethora of subjective evidence exists to support the use of agile development methods on non-life-critical software projects. Expand
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