Annual Review of Global Peace Operations
by a project of the Center on International Cooperation
Call Number: Latest edition in Olin Library Reference JZ6374.A56+; earlier editions in Olin stacks
From the Center on International Cooperation, the series presents data on peace operations conducted by the UN, regional organizations, coalitions and individual nations. Includes a "Strategic Summary" of the year, Mission Reviews, Mission Notes, Global Statistics on UN-Commanded Missions, Global Statistics on Non-UN-Commanded Misssion, and UN Mission-by-Mission Statistics.
Defense & Foreign Affairs Handbook
Call Number: 16th edition in Olin Library Reference UA10 .D31 +; earlier editions in Olin stacks
Political, economic and defense data on every country in the world.
The Military Balance
Call Number: Latest volume in Olin Library Reference, UA15.L84 M6
A region-by-region analysis of the major military and economic trends and developments affecting security policy and the trade in weapons and other military equipment. Comprehensive tables portray key data on weapons and defence economics. Defence expenditure trends over a 10-year period are also shown. [IISS]
Call Number: Latest volume in Olin Library Reference, JX1974 .S84; earlier editions in stacks
--Security and conflicts
--Military spending and armaments
--Non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament
"Contains extensive annexes on the implementation of arms control and disarmament agreements and a chronology of events during the year in the area of security and arms control.....extensively footnoted, providing a comprehensive bibliography in each subject area. [OUP] "
Strategic Survey: the Annual Review of World Affairs
Call Number: Latest volume in Olin Reference; earlier volumes (from 1996 - ) in Uris Stacks. Call number: UA15.L84 S8.
"The book provides essential analysis of key events and issues in international affairs over the past year. It includes a series of detailed maps highlighting topics and trends of particular interest or relevance. " [publisher web site]
Based on the Correlates of War datasets [see entry on this guide], this title is also available online via our new subscription to the CQ Political Reference Suite. For now, access this title via the Cornell subscription to CQEL. There is also a circulating print copy, call number: JZ6385 .S27 2010 +.
--Project established by the Swiss government in 1999 in order to serve as an international source of public information on all aspects of small arms.
-- The website provides online access to many of the Small Arms Survey's publications, databases, and various other resources.
--Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) has recorded ongoing violent conflicts since the 1970s. The data provided is one of the most accurate and well-used data-sources on global armed conflicts and its definition of armed conflict is becoming a standard in how conflicts are systematically defined and studied.Note: Data is summarized annually in the Journal of Peace Research: "Armed Conflicts: UCDP Annual Special Data Features."
"The World Handbook of Political Indicators IV provides a set of country-level measures of contentious politics events in the tradition of the World Handbook of Social and Political Indicators (Taylor and Jodice 1983) and similar event data systems." [website]
The Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive is a data set comprised ofmore than 200 years of annual data from 1815 onwards for over 200 countries. Its 196 variables are used by academia, government, finance and media.
Also available at CISER.