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International Workbook: Political Participation (Australia)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Aitkin, Don (The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
  • Asher, Herbert B. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Kahan, Michael (The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
  • Richardson, Bradley M. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Stokes, Donald E. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Weisberg, Herbert F. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
Publication Date
1984
Contributor
  • No information available (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Exercise sub-dataset for the Workbook ´Political Participation´. Topics: self-assessment of social class; social origins; party identification; political interest; interest in election result; memberships and club activities; class consciousness and probability of class conflicts in the country; left-right consciousness; perceived differences between the parties; party inclination of father or mother during childhood; judgement on personal economic situation in comparison to earlier; personal contact with parliamentary representative; most important problems of the government; political attitudes. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; employment; characteristics of head of household; degree of urbanization; union membership; employment, occupational position and occupation of father; local residency (classified).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-09 / 1967-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Australia (AU)
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2054
    Number of Variables: 53
Note
The current data set is part of a complete project described in detail in the above-mentioned Workbook. The individual data sets are excerpts from studies archived at the ICPSR or the Zentralarchiv appropriate for an international comparison. The contents of the sub-datasets archived under ZA Study Nos. 1401 to 1408 are largely but not completely identical. This data set originated from the ICPSR study 7282.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1401 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Asher, Herbert B.; Richardson, Bradley M.; Weisberg, Herbert F.: Political Participation: An ISSC Workbook in Comparative Analysis. Frankfurt/New York: Campus 1984. (Beiträge zur empirischen Sozialforschung)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 229 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Aitkin, Don; Asher, Herbert B.; Kahan, Michael; Richardson, Bradley M.; Stokes, Donald E. et. al. (1984): International Workbook: Political Participation (Australia). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1401