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Carnegie Commission National Survey of Higher Education: Faculty Study, 1969

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Trow, Martin, et al.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-05-03
Funding Reference
  • Carnegie Commission on Higher Education
Language
English
Free Keywords
academic degrees; careers; college faculty; colleges; education; educational policy; higher education; political attitudes; student behavior; teaching (occupation); universities; United States
Description
  • Abstract

    This study presents information obtained from college and university faculty members on their social and educational backgrounds and professional activities. Respondents' views on a range of social and political issues were also assessed, including their opinions on educational policy. Demographic data cover age, sex, race, marital status, number of children, religion, income, and parents' levels of education and occupations. The 60,028 respondents to this study were weighted to 446,203.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Dataset
    • DS2: Technical Report
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1969
Sampled Universe
Faculty members of American higher education institutions.
Sampling
The higher education institutions were selected by the American Council on Education using the stratified probability method. The institutions sample was representative of all types of American colleges and universities, two- and four-year, public and private. The units were stratified by institutional type, enrollment, and per-student expenditure. Finally, the entire faculty population from the approximately 300 selected institutions was included in the respondents sample.
Note
2008-01-25 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection. Funding insitution(s): Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7501 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Hargens, Lowell L., Long, J. Scott. Demographic Inertia and Women's Representation Among Faculty in Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education.73, (4), 494-517.2002.
    • ID: 10.1353/jhe.2002.0037 (DOI)
  • Xie, Yu, Shauman, Kimberlee A.. Sex differences in research productivity: New evidence about an old puzzle. American Sociological Review.63, (6), 847-870.1998.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2657505 (URL)
  • Hargens, Lowell L., Kelly-Wilson, Lisa. Determinants of Disciplinary Discontent. Social Forces.72, (4), 1177-1195.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2580297 (URL)
  • Langton, Nancy, Pfeffer, Jeffrey. Paying the professor: Sources of salary variation in academic labor markets. American Sociological Review.59, (2), 236-256.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2096229 (URL)
  • Hamilton, Richard F., Hargens, Lowell L.. The Politics of Professors: Self-Identifications, 1969-1984. Social Forces.71, (3), 603-627.1993.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2579887 (URL)
  • Ransom, Michael R.. Seniority and Monopsony in the Academic Labor Market. American Economic Review.83, (1), 221-233.1993.
  • Pfeffer, Jeffrey, Konrad, Alison. The Effects of Individual Power on Earnings. Work and Occupations.18, (4), 385-414.1991.
    • ID: 10.1177/0730888491018004002 (DOI)
  • Massey, Douglas S., Denton, Nancy A.. Trends in the residential segregation of blacks, Hispanics, and Asians: 1970-1980. American Sociological Review.52, (6), 802-825.1987.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2095836 (URL)
  • Ladd, Everett Carll, Jr., Lipset, Seymour Martin. The Divided Academy: Professors and Politics. New York: Norton. 1976.
  • Trow, Martin. Teachers and Students: Aspects of American Higher Education. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1975.
  • Ladd, Everett Carll, Jr., Lipset, Seymour Martin. Professors, Unions, and American Higher Education. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1973.
  • Trow, Martin. The Distribution of Academic Tenure in American Higher Education. Berkeley, CA: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. 1972.

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Trow, Martin, et al. (1984): Carnegie Commission National Survey of Higher Education: Faculty Study, 1969. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07501.v1