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Committee Memberships in the Reichstag of the Empire

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Best, Heinrich (Institut für Angewandte Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • H. Best, Institut für Angewandte Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Social Research
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Since parliamentary work traditionally took place mostly in the committees, the number, topic and membership in these committees is of particular significance for analysis of parliamentary action.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1867 / 1918
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    North German Confederation
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Sampled Universe
All committees and members incl. successors
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • File analysis of published transcripts of the Reichstag for the respective legislative period
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 16031
    Number of Variables: 13
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8059 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Best, Heinrich (1987): Ausschussmitgliedschaften im Reichstag des Kaiserreiches. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.