International Workbook: Political Participation (Norway)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Asher, Herbert B. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Richardson, Bradley M. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Valen, Henry (Institute for Social Research, Oslo, Norway)
  • Weisberg, Herbert F. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
Publication Date
  • No information available (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • 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 result; political interest of father; participation in election events; election participation in the last election; regional origin; perceived differences between the parties; media usage for political opinion making; judgement on one´s own economic situation; most important political topics; party membership. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; size of place of residence; social origins; personal occupational position, that partner and father, characteristics of head of household; union membership; memberships; grown up and born in place of residence; help in household and for whom this help is meant.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-08 / 1965-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Norway (NO)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1751
    Number of Variables: 64
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 7256. This is a two-wave survey before and after an election.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1406 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 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: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22