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Sex, drugs, and body counts: the politics of numbers in global crime and conflict

Introduction : the politics of numbers / Peter Andreas and Kelly M. Greenhill -- The politics of measuring illicit flows and policy effectiveness / Peter Andreas -- Trafficking in numbers : the social construction of human trafficking data / David A. Feingold -- Numbers and certification : assessing...

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Contributors: Andreas, Peter (Hrsg.); Greenhill, Kelly M. (Other)
Format: Print | Book Statistics
Language:English
Published: Ithaca, NY [u.a.] Cornell University Press 2010
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction : the politics of numbers / Peter Andreas and Kelly M. Greenhill -- The politics of measuring illicit flows and policy effectiveness / Peter Andreas -- Trafficking in numbers : the social construction of human trafficking data / David A. Feingold -- Numbers and certification : assessing foreign compliance in combating narcotics and human trafficking / H. Richard Friman -- The illusiveness of counting "victims" and the concreteness of ranking countries : trafficking in persons from Colombia to Japan / Kay B. Warren -- Counting the cost : the politics of numbers in armed conflict / Kelly M. Greenhill -- Research and repercussions of death tolls : the case of the Bosnian book of the dead / Lara J. Nettelfield -- The ambiguous genocide : the U.S. State Department and the death toll in Darfur / John Hagan and Wenona Rymond-Richmond -- Accounting for absence : the Colombian paramilitaries in U.S. policy debates / Winifred Tate -- (Mis)measuring success in countering the financing of terrorism / Sue E. Eckert and Thomas J. Biersteker -- Conclusion : the numbers in politics / Peter Andreas and Kelly M. Greenhill
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:IX, 287 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780801476181
9780801448614