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World Handbook III (Annual 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 136 countries of the world on an annual basis. Topics: the data set contains parts of ZA Study No. 1131 in aggregate form for the individual countries on an annual basis. The frequency of individual political events is summarized in a time series over 30 years (described under ZA Study No. 1131).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1948 / 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • 136 countries of the world
Sampled Universe
Sample of political events from newspaper publications and reference works as described in ZA Study No. 1131
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: No specific information
Collection Mode
  • Aggregation of data of the content analysis described under ZA Study No. 1131.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5460
    Number of Variables: 21
Note
The survey unit of this data set is the country relative to one year (´country-year´). The 4080 cases result from this combination (136 countries times 30 years). The ZA Study Nos. 1130 and 1131 also belong to the complete project.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1132 (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. Königstein/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: 244 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Jodice, David A.; Taylor, Charles L. (1982): World Handbook III (Annual Events Data). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1132