social conflict analysis database

The Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) includes protests, riots, strikes, inter-communal conflict, government violence against civilians, and other forms of social conflict not systematically tracked in other conflict datasets. SCAD currently includes information social conflicts from 1990-2017, covering all of Africa and now also Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Please cite data as: Salehyan, Idean, Cullen S. Hendrix, Jesse Hamner, Christina Case, Christopher Linebarger, Emily Stull, and Jennifer Williams. "Social conflict in Africa: A new database." International Interactions 38, no. 4 (2012): 503-511.

The Social Conflict Analysis Database – Organizational Properties (SCAD-Ops) provides identifying information on actors and targets listed in SCAD. It is currently available for Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.
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