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Who has used IBC, and for what? Here are the main categories of use, with examples of each.

Scholarly and academic use of IBC

Iraq Body Count has been discussed in a number of academic books and journals. Examples include:

Hil, R., & Wilson, P. (2007) Dead Bodies Don’t Count: Civilian Casualties and the Forgotten Costs of the Iraq Conflict. Zeus Publications.

Sloboda, J, & Dardagan, H. (in press) The role of casualty counts: the case of Iraq. In N. Arya and J. Santa-Barbara (Eds.) Peace Through Health: a Student Textbook. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press

Fischoff,B., Atran, S., & Fischoff, N. (2007) Counting casualties: a framework for respectful, useful records (PDF). Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, in press.

Spagat, M and Johnson, N and Restrepo, J and Bohórquez, J and Suárez, N and Restrepo, E and Zarama, R (2005) From old wars to new wars and global terrorism. Discussion Paper.

Mubaraka, S., Al Khudhairy, D., Bonn, F., & Aoun, S. (2005) Standardising and mapping open-source information for crisis regions: the case of post-conflict Iraq (Abstract). Disasters, 29.3, 237-254.

Human Security Center (2005). The Human Security Report: War and Peace in the 21st Century. Oxford University Press and University of British Columbia.