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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2014

SIPRI Yearbook 2014

IV. The Global Peace Index 2013

Chapter:
2. Armed conflict
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2014
Author(s):
Neil Melvin, Isak Svensson, Magnus Lundgren, Peter Wallensteen, Patrik Johansson, Lotta Themnér, Camilla Schippa, Daniel Hyslop

The 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI) is the seventh edition of the world's leading study on global levels of peacefulness. The GPI ranks 162 states using 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly respected sources, which gauge three broad themes: the level of safety and security in society; the extent of domestic or international conflict; and the degree of militarization. The GPI is produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), guided by an international expert panel of independent experts and supported by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which collates the data and calculates the rankings in conjunction with the IEP.1 By generating new information on the state of peace at the national and global levels, the IEP hopes to contribute to a better understanding of how civil society, governments, policymakers and researchers can create a more peaceful society.

Citation (MLA):
Melvin, Neil, Isak Svensson, Magnus Lundgren, Peter Wallensteen, Patrik Johansson, Lotta Themnér, Camilla Schippa, and Daniel Hyslop. "2. Armed conflict." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 19 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198712596/sipri-9780198712596-chapter-3-div1-5.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Melvin, N., Svensson, I., Lundgren, M., Wallensteen, P., Johansson, P., Themnér, L., Schippa, C., & Hyslop, D. (2016). 2. Armed conflict. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2014: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 19 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198712596/sipri-9780198712596-chapter-3-div1-5.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Melvin, Neil, Isak Svensson, Magnus Lundgren, Peter Wallensteen, Patrik Johansson, Lotta Themnér, Camilla Schippa, and Daniel Hyslop. "2. Armed conflict." In SIPRI Yearbook 2014: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 19 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198712596/sipri-9780198712596-chapter-3-div1-5.xml
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