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Comparative National Development Project (Columbia)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Lipset, Seymour M. (Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.)
Publication Date
1964
Contributor
  • J. Posada, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Cal. (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of students to political, social and economic questions as well as problems of education. The role of the elite in the third world. Topics: Reasons for the decision for the selection of studies; occupational goal; change of subject; preferred foreign cities of study; most important tasks of the university; self-assessment of study success; satisfaction with studies; preferred professors, scientists or instructors; assessment of the political activities of professors; frequency of discussions with fellow students about political questions; interest in politics; attitude to student parlament and participation in university elections and meetings; party preference of respondent, his father and his friend; attitude to the revolution in Cuba and to foreign capital; judgement on the development status of various countries; attitude to agrarian reform; most important problems of the country; most preferred countries; membership in clubs and organizations; attitude to divorce and to employment of women; reading habits; knowledge of a foreign language; expected standard of living and income development; contentment with life; fear; judgement on one´s own health and that of parents; social origins; religiousness; social ties. Altogether 25 scales and indices were used among others also authoritarianism, fatalism, political activity, modernism, neuroticism. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; head of household; self-assessment of social class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964
Geographic Coverage
  • Colombia (CO)
Sampled Universe
Students at 5 universities of the country.
Sampling
Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1594
Note
ZA Study Nos. 0397 to 0403 belong to the total project.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0397 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Lipset, Seymour M.; Solari, Aldo (Hrsg.): Elites in Latin America. London: Oxford University Press 1967
  • Liebmann, Arthur; Walker, Kenneth N.; Glazer, Myron: Latin American University Students: A Six Nation Study. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press 1972

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Lipset, Seymour M. (1964): Comparative National Development Project (Columbia). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0397