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Detroit Area Study, 1966: Stratified Association and Values in the Urban Community

Version
v3
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Laumann, Edward O.
Other Title
  • Version 3 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Detroit Area Studies Series
Publication Date
1984-05-10
Language
English
Free Keywords
cities; economic behavior; families; family life; friendships; immigration; labor unions; leisure; males; political affiliation; political attitudes; political participation; race; social issues; social networks; social values; work
Description
  • Abstract

    This study of 1,013 adult white males aged 21-64 in the Detroit metropolitan area provides information on their opinions of certain public and personal issues, as well as the pattern of their friendship networks. Respondents were asked about their friends, jobs, leisure time activities, and interests, as well as their attitudes toward certain political issues. Data are provided on respondents' social and work associations, and their interactions among a common group of friends. Other items elicited respondents' views on immigration, labor unions, the role of government, government spending on public schools, public parks, and county hospitals, income-earning work, racial imbalance in schools, the role of the husband in household chores responsibility, Communists, Ku Klux Klansmen, the ideal number of children for the average American family, and success. Additional items provide information on respondents' membership in organizations and clubs, their use of free time, and their home furnishings. Demographic variables include age, sex, marital status, country of birth, education, occupation, religion, political party affiliation, home ownership, family income, original nationality of parents, number of children, social class identification, and length of residence in the Detroit area. More information about the Detroit Area Studies Project is available on this Web site.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Performed consistency checks.; Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1966
  • Collection date: 1966
Geographic Coverage
  • Detroit
  • Michigan
  • United States
Sampling
A total of 1,013 adult white males aged 21-64 in the Detroit metropolitan area in 1966.
Note
2011-12-14 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7405 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07405.v2
Publications
  • Pescosolido, Bernice A., Georgianna, Sharon. Durkheim, Suicide, and Religion: Toward a Network Theory of Suicide. American Sociological Review.54, (1), 33-48.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2095660 (URL)
  • Campbell, Karen E., Marsden, Peter V., Hurlbert, Jeanne S.. Social resources and socioeconomic status. Social Networks.8, (1), 97-117.1986.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0378-8733(86)80017-X (DOI)
  • Huckfeldt, R. Robert. Political Loyalties and Social Class Ties: The Mechanisms of Contextual Influence. American Journal of Political Science.28, (2), 399-417.1984.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2110879 (URL)
  • Marsden, Peter V., Campbell, Karen E.. Measuring tie strength. Social Forces.63, (2), 482-501.1984.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2579058 (URL)
  • Huckfeldt, R. Robert. Social Contexts, Social Networks, and Urban Neighborhoods: Environmental Constraints on Friendship Choice. American Journal of Sociology.89, (3), 651-669.1983.
    • ID: 10.1086/227908 (DOI)
  • Leung, Philip Andrew. The influence of ethnic values, attitudes, and interests on public policy and expenditure preferences. Dissertation, University of Michigan. 1983.
  • Marsden, Peter V., Campbell, Karen. Measuring tie strength. Meeting of the American Sociological Association.. 1983.
  • Verbrugge, Lois M.. A Research Note on Adult Friendship Contact: A Dyadic Perspective. Social Forces.62, (1), 78-83.1983.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2578348 (URL)
  • Feld, Scott L.. The Focused Organization of Social Ties. American Journal of Sociology.86, (5), 1015-1035.1981.
    • ID: 10.1086/227352 (DOI)
  • Clark, Melissa Ann Hall. Female labor force attachment during the childbearing and child rearing years. Dissertation, University of Michigan. 1980.
  • Laumann, Edward O., Burk, James S.. The form and substance of urban networks: A commentary and perspective. Urban Networks: Development of Metropolitan Areas.Rio de Janeiro: Conjunto Universitario Candido Mendes. 1979.
  • Vergrugge, Lois M.. Multiplexity in adult friendships. Social Forces.57, (4), 1286-1309.1979.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2577271 (URL)
  • Marsden, Peter V., Laumann, Edward O.. The social structure of religious groups: A replication and methodological critique. Theory Construction and Data Analysis in the Behavioral Sciences.San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1978.
  • Baldassare, Mark. Residential density, household crowding and social networks. Networks and Places: Social Relations in the Urban Setting.New York: Free Press. 1977.
  • Fischer, Claude S., Jackson, Robert Max, Stueve, C. Ann, Gerson, Kathleen, Jones, Lynne McCallister, Baldassare, Mark. Networks and Places: Social Relations in the Urban Setting. New York: . 1977.
  • Spiro, Shimon E.. Residential Density, Neighboring and Local Personal Relationships: A Comment on Two Papers by M. Baldassare. Sociological Symposium.20, 84-85.1977.
  • Verbrugge, Lois M.. The structure of adult friendship choices. Social Forces.56, (2), 576-597.1977.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2577741 (URL)
  • Fischer, Claude S., Jackson, Robert Max. Suburbs, networks and attitudes. The Changing Face of the Suburbs.Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1976.
  • Laumann, Edward O., Verbrugge, Lois M., Pappi, Franz U.. A causal modelling approach to the study of a community elite's influence structure. Networks of Collective Action.New York: Academic Press. 1976.
  • Schuman, Howard, Hatchett, Shirley. Changes in black and white racial attitudes. Readings in Sociology: Contemporary Perspectives.New York: Harper and Row. 1976.
  • Baldassare, Mark. Residential density, local ties and neighborhood attitudes: Are the findings of micro-studies generalizable to urban areas?. Sociological Symposium.14, 93-102.1975.
  • Baldassare, Mark. The effects of density on social behavior and attitudes. American Behavioral Scientist.18, (6), 815-825.1975.
    • ID: 10.1177/000276427501800606 (DOI)
  • Baldassare, Mark, Fischer, Claude. Suburban Life: Powerlessness and Need for Affiliation. Urban Affairs Quarterly.10, (3), 314-326.1975.
    • ID: 10.1177/107808747501000305 (DOI)
  • Cutler, Stephen J., Kaufman, Robert L.. Cohort Changes in Political Attitudes: Tolerance of Ideological Nonconformity. Public Opinion Quarterly.39, (1), 69-81.1975.
    • ID: 10.1086/268200 (DOI)
  • Converse, Jean M., Schuman, Howard. Conversations at Random: Survey Research as Interviewers See It. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 1974.
  • Laumann, Edward O., Vergrugge, Lois M., Pappi, Franz U.. A causal modelling approach to the study of a community elite's influence structure. American Sociological Review.39, (2), 162-174.1974.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2094229 (URL)
  • Schuman, Howard, Hatchett, Shirley. Changes in black and white racial attitudes. Psychology Today.8, 82-86.1974.
  • Verbrugge, Lois Marie. Adult friendship contact: Time constraints and status-homogeneity effects, Detroit and Juelich, West Germany. Dissertation, University of Michigan. 1974.
  • Culter, Stephen J.. Voluntary association membership and the theory of mass society. Bonds of Pluralism: The Form and Substance of Urban Social Networks.New York: Wiley. 1973.
  • Cutler, Stephen J., Kaufman, Robert L.. Cohort Changes in Political Attitudes: Tolerance of Ideological Nonconformity. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society.Miami Beach, FL. 1973.
  • Hikel, Gerald Kent. Beyond the Polls: Political Ideology and Its Correlates. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books. 1973.
  • Lauman, Edward O.. Bonds of Pluralism: The Form and Substance of Urban Social Networks. New York: Wiley. 1973.
  • Laumann, Edward O., Segal, David R.. A reexamination of the status inconsistency hypothesis. Bonds of Pluralism: The Form and Substance of Urban Social Networks.New York: Wiley. 1973.
  • Schuman, Howard. Sampling design for the 1965-1966 Detroit Area Study. Bonds of Pluralism: The Form and Substance of Urban Social Networks.New York: J. Wiley. 1973.
  • Segal, David R., Hikel, Gerald Kent. The emerging independent. American Sociological Association meetings.New York, NY. 1973.
  • Duncan, Otis Dudley, Featherman, David L.. psychological and cultural factors in the process of occupational achievement. Social Science Research.1, (2), 121-145.1972.
    • ID: 10.1016/0049-089X(72)90090-7 (DOI)
  • Duncan, Otis Dudley, Featherman, David L., Duncan, Beverly. Socioeconomic Background and Achievement. New York: Seminar Press. 1972.
  • Laumann, Edward O., Segal, David R.. Status inconsistency and ethnoreligious group membership as determinants of social participation and political attitudes. American Journal of Sociology.77, (1), 36-61.1971.
    • ID: 10.1086/225066 (DOI)
  • Schuman, Howard. The religious factor in Detroit: Review, replication, and reanalysis. American Sociological Review.36, (1), 30-48.1971.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2093504 (URL)
  • Laumann, Edward O., House, James S.. Living room styles and social attributes: The patterning of material artifacts in a modern urban community. Sociology and Social Research.54, (3), 321-342.1970.
  • Laumann, Edward O., House, James S.. Living room styles and social attributes: The patterning of material artifacts in a modern urban community. The Logic of Social Hierarchies.Chicago, IL: Markham. 1970.
  • Laumann, Edward O.. Friends of urban men: An assessment of accuracy in reporting their socioeconomic attributes, mutual choice and attitude agreement. Sociometry.32, (1), 54-69.1969.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2786634 (URL)
  • Laumann, Edward O.. The social structure of religious and ethnoreligious groups in a metropolitan community. American Sociological Review.34, (2), 182-197.1969.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2092176 (URL)
  • Laumann, Edward O., Schuman, Howard. Open and closed structures. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.San Francisco, CA. 1967.
  • Schuman, Howard, Laumann, Edward. Stratified association in an urban community. Meetings of the American Sociological Association.San Francisco, CA. 1967.

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Laumann, Edward O. (1984): Detroit Area Study, 1966: Stratified Association and Values in the Urban Community. Version 3. Detroit Area Studies Series. Version: v3. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07405.v3