Political Elites in Mexico 1900-1971

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Smith, Peter (Department of History, University of Wisconsin)
Publication Date
  • P. Smith, Department of History, University of Wisconsin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Elites and leadership
  • Abstract

    Life data of Mexican elites from various political areas from 1900 to 1971. Topics: Year of birth and preciseness of year of birth; place of birth; political status of place of birth; year of death and manner of death; education levels completed; university studies at home and abroad; city and length of studies abroad; subjects of studies; other stays abroad; academic title and highest military title; experiences as teacher and college instructor; other intellectual activities; number of personal publications; occupation career; activities during the Revolution of 1910 - 1920; start of political activity; support of political candidates; political career. Demography: sex; school education; vocational training; occupation; social origins; regional origins. Also encoded were: identification of encoder and quality of the biographic data.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1900 / 1971
Geographic Coverage
  • Mexico (MX)
Sampled Universe
Political elite as well as power elite in political departments in Mexico.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • File analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6302
Data provider of the current study is the Data and Program Library Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison (DPLS).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0981 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22