Israeli Election Study, 1996

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Arian, Asher
  • Shamir, Michael
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Israeli Election Study Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
Arab Israeli relations; democracy; economic conditions; Israeli Knesset; Middle East; national defense; national elections; national security; peace; political candidates; political participation; political parties; voter attitudes; voting behavior
  • Abstract

    This election study was carried out in one panel, during May 1-27, 1996, days before the elections for the 14th Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) and for prime minister. The study investigated attitudes toward issues on the national agenda, including the peace process, religion versus state, the new method for electing the prime minister, evaluation of parties and candidates, political trends, and electoral behavior of the respondents and respondents' families.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1996
  • 1996-05-01 / 1996-05-27
    Collection date: 1996-05-01--1996-05-27
Geographic Coverage
  • Global
  • Israel
Representative sample of the population of Israel in 1996.
Collection Mode
  • The field work was carried out by Modi'In Ezrachi Research Institute.

    This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 2903 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02903.v1
  • Arian, Asher, Shamir, Michal. The Elections in Israel, 1996. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 1999.
  • Shamir, Michal, Arian, Asher. Collective identity and electoral competition in Israel. American Political Science Review.93, (2), 265-277.1999.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Arian, Asher. Political parties and the emergence of Israel's second republic. Political Parties and the Collapse of the Old Orders.Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 1998.
  • Arian, Asher. The Second Republic: Politics in Israel. Chatham, NJ: Chatham House Press. 1998.
  • Arian, Asher. The Israeli election for Prime Minister and the Knesset. Electoral Studies.15, (4), 570-575.1996.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0261-3794(96)80475-6 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15