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International Workbook: Political Participation (Canada)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Asher, Herbert B. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Converse, Philip E. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Meisel, John (Queen´s University, Kingston, Ontario)
  • Pinard, Maurice (McGill University, Toronto)
  • Regenstreif, Peter (University of Rochester)
  • Richardson, Bradley M. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Schwartz, Mildred A. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, Ill.)
  • 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; unemployment in the last year; opportunities to influence government policies; political interest; perceived differences between the parties; political interest of father or mother during childhood; support for a party or a candidate; participation in election events; personal efforts to influence the voting decision of others; memberships; behavior at the polls in the last election; regional origin; most important problems of the country; most important election campaign topics; father´s party inclination; belonging to a political organization; satisfaction with financial situation; contact with personal parliamentary representative; trust in the government; equal treatment of the people by the government. Demography: age; sex; religious denomination; marital status; city size; frequency of church attendance; school education; characteristics of head of household; union membership; size of city in which one grew up.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965 / 1966
Geographic Coverage
  • Canada (CA)
Sampling
Systematic random selection of persons from election lists according to a stratified systematic sample of polling districts.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2118
    Number of Variables: 49
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 7225.
Availability
Download
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1402 (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

Asher, Herbert B.; Converse, Philip E.; Meisel, John; Pinard, Maurice; Regenstreif, Peter et. al. (1984): International Workbook: Political Participation (Canada). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1402