Tito’s Slaughterhouse: A Critical Analysis of Rummel’s Work on Democide

  title={Tito’s Slaughterhouse: A Critical Analysis of Rummel’s Work on Democide},
  author={Tomislav Duli{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={102 - 85}
The article provides a critical analysis of the quantitative method used by Rudolph J. Rummel in order to estimate the democide rate for various political systems in the 20th century. The first part shows that the estimates used by Rummel for Tito’s Yugoslavia cannot be relied upon, since they are largely based on hearsay and unscholarly claims frequently made by highly biased authors. The second part shows how the data have influenced the mid-estimates Rummel uses for further statistical… 
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