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International Workbook: Political Participation (Japan)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Asher, Herbert B. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Kubota, A. (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Richardson, Bradley M. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Ward, R.E. (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Weisberg, Herbert F. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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 class; degree of party identification; perceived opportunity to influence the government; political interest; interest in the election campaign; interest in the election result; political interest of father during one´s childhood; participation in election events; personal donations; election participation at the last election; regional origin; perceived differences between the parties; media usage for political opinion making; party preference of parents during one´s childhood; judgement on one´s own economic situation; perceived class conflicts; class mobility; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; most important political topics; political attitude. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; characteristics of head of household; union membership; local residency; employment; occupational position; occupation; growing up in the city or the country; degree of relationship with head of household; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-01 / 1967-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Japan (JP)
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1823
    Number of Variables: 60
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 is based on the ICPSR study 7294. This is a two-wave investigation. The first survey took place in January 1967 (before the election), the second in February 1967 as a by-election investigation.
Availability
Download
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1404 (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.; Kubota, A.; Richardson, Bradley M.; Ward, R.E.; Weisberg, Herbert F. et. al. (1984): International Workbook: Political Participation (Japan). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1404