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Rangoon Summer: 1988 Burma Protest Data

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Ferrara, Federico (University of Kansas)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
conflict; demonstrators; dissent; internal political conflict; protest demonstrations; repression
  • Abstract

    This is a collection of intra-daily, interval-level data of protest and repression during the 1988 Burmese uprising (March 1-October 31, 1988) derived from content analysis of news wire reports, newspapers, and historical narratives.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • Burma
  • Global
  • Myanmar
Collection Mode
  • The files submitted are the data file, burma88.por, and the codebook, burmacode.pdf.

    These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 1279 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR01279.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Ferrara, Federico (2003): Rangoon Summer: 1988 Burma Protest Data. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.