Governmental Units Analysis Data, 1960: Urban Racial Disorders, 1961-1968
The data file Governmental Units Analysis Data, 1960: Urban Racial Disorders, 1961-1968, produced by Seymore Spilerman, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, consists of individual riot and riot summary information for civil disorders which occurred between 1961 and 1968 in cities with a 1960 population exceeding 25,000.
Online data analysis of the Urban Racial Disorders 1961-68 data is available through the BADGIR archive with Nesstar software. To analyze the data using BADGIR, users must be registered and have received an e-mail confirmation (first-time users may visit the BADGIR registration page to register). To view documentation and univariate statistics in BADGIR, no registration is needed.
Appendix B. "The Causes of Racial Disturbances: A Comparison of Alternative Explanations"
Appendix C. "The Causes of Racial Disturbances: Tests of An Explanation"
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* For another study on a similar topic, please see the Milwaukee Study of Civil Disorder, 1967.