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World Handbook III (Daily Events Data)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Jodice, David A. (Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.)
  • Taylor, Charles L. (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
Publication Date
1982
Contributor
  • Ch. L. Taylor, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (Data Collector)
  • D.A. Jodice, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Political events in 139 countries of the world. Topics: recording of type of political events, such as e.g. demonstrations, police deployment, uprising, strike, armed political conflicts, politically motivated murders, political strikes, attempted coup, elections, regularly replacing rulers or a government; relaxing of censorship and political limitations; date of events; controversy and goal of political action; number of participants and injured; damage caused; length and extent of events; number of dead; active groups; source from which the event was encoded.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1948 / 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • 139 countries of the world
Sampled Universe
Political events from certain newspaper publications and various reference works.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Content analysis of newspapers and reference works published by the UN.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 101620
    Number of Variables: 40
Note
The survey unit of this study are the political events. ZA Study No. 1132 contains an aggregate data set of this study.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1131 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Taylor, Charles Lewis; Jodice, David A.: World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators. New Haven: Yale University Press 1982. (Third Edition, 2 Vols.).
  • Taylor, Charles Lewis; Jodice, David A.: Detente and Its Effects: A Measurement of East-West-Trade. In: Frei, Daniel (Hrsg.): Definitions and Measurements of Detente: East and West Perspectives. Cambridge: Oelschlager Gunn and Hain 1981, S. 153 - 172.
  • Taylor, Charles Lewis; Jodice, David A.: Updating and Expending the World Handbook Data Collection. Social Science Information, 19, 1980, S. 885 - 901.
  • Taylor, Charles Lewis; Jodice, David A.: New Data for Comparative Political Analysis: The World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators III. Comparative Foreign Policy Notes, 8, 1980, S. 25 - 27.
  • Jodice, David A.; Taylor, Charles Lewis; Deutsch, Karl W.: Cumulation in Social Science Data Archiving. K√∂nigstein/Ts: Anton Hain Verlag 1980. (Publication of the International Institute for Comparative Social Research, Wissenschaftszentrum-Berlin).
  • Jodice, David A.: Political Economy of Expropriation: Sources of Change in Third World Regimes for Foreign Direct Investment 1968-1976. In: International Organization, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1980, S. 177 -206.
  • Ward, Michael D.; Widmaier, Ulrich: The Domestic-International Conflict Nexus: New Evidence and Old Hypotheses. In: International Interactions Oktober 1981. (Publication of the International Institute for Comparative Social Research, Wissenschaftszentrum-Berlin Juli 1981).
  • Ward, Michael D.: Changing Pattern of Inequality in a Changing Global Order. In: Kyklos 1981. (Publication of the International Institute for Comparative Social Research, Wissenschaftszentrum-Berlin April 1981).

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 243 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Jodice, David A.; Taylor, Charles L. (1982): World Handbook III (Daily Events Data). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1131