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Interplay of Macropartisanship and Macroideology: A Time-Series Analysis

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. (Ohio State University)
  • Knight, Kathleen (University of Houston)
  • Sigelman, Lee (George Washington University)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1998-10-06
Language
English
Free Keywords
ideologies; party membership; political affiliation; political ideology; political partisanship
Description
  • Abstract

    Considerable research focuses on explaining trends in party identification in the American public. Somewhat less attention has been devoted to trends in ideological identification, although such research has been on the increase. However, the potential relationship between macropartisanship and macroideology remains largely unexamined. The investigators use alternative methodologies to test whether shifts in macropartisanship have occurred independently of, along with, before, or after shifts in macroideology. Also examined are the time-series properties of the two series, which provide insight into their persistence and memory. The framework provides a flexible approach to studying short- and long-run behavior, and the evidence is consistently at variance with the idea that there is a relationship between macroideolgy and macropartisanship. Thus, shifts in party identification and ideology are not driven in response to a set of common factors, nor can shifts in one partisan direction or the other be interpreted as ideological mandates at the aggregate level.
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    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • (1) The file submitted is bsks.zip, a compressed file with the dataset and graphs. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 1186 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Knight, Kathleen, Sigelman, Lee. The interplay of macropartisanship and macroideology: A time series analysis. Journal of Politics.60, (4), 1031-1049.1998.
  • Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Smith, Renee M.. Investigating Political Dynamics Using Fractional Integration Methods. American Journal of Political Science.42, (2), 661-689.1998.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2991774 (URL)
  • Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Knight, Kathleen, Sigelman, Lee. The interplay of macropartisanship and macroideology: A time series analysis. Journal of Politics.60, (4), 1031-1049.1988.

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Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M.; Knight, Kathleen; Sigelman, Lee (1998): Interplay of Macropartisanship and Macroideology: A Time-Series Analysis. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01186.v1