International Workbook: Political Participation (Netherlands)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Asher, Herbert B. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Heunks, Felix J. (Sociological Institute, Tilburg University)
  • Miller, Warren E. (Sociological Institute, Tilburg University)
  • Richardson, Bradley M. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Rusk, Jerrold (Sociological Institute, Tilburg University)
  • Stouthard, Philip C. (Sociological Institute, Tilburg University)
  • Weisberg, Herbert F. (Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
  • Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
Publication Date
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  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Exercise sub-dataset for the Workbook ´Political Participation´. Topics: self-assessment of class; social origins; degree of party identification; perceived opportunity to influence the government; political interest; political interest of father; participation in election events; election participation at the last election; media usage for political opinion making; judgement on one´s own economic situation; most important political topics; political attitude; personal party membership; party membership of parents during one´s childhood. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupation; occupational position; employment; characteristics of head of household; degree of urbanization; union membership; local residency; regional origins; occupation and occupational position of father during one´s childhood.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-03 / 1973-01
    1st wave: March to July 1970, 2nd wave: October to December 1971, 3rd wave: December 1972 to January 1973
Geographic Coverage
  • Netherlands (NL)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1838
    Number of Variables: 91
The current data set is part of a complete project described in detail in the above-mentioned Workbook. The individual data sets are excerpts from studies archived at the ICPSR or the Zentralarchiv appropriate for an international comparison. The contents of the sub-datasets archived under ZA Study Nos. 1401 to 1408 are largely but not completely identical. This data set is based on the ICPSR Study 7261. This is a three-wave by-election panel.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1405 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Asher, Herbert B.; Richardson, Bradley M.; Weisberg, Herbert F.: Political Participation: An ISSC Workbook in Comparative Analysis. Frankfurt/New York: Campus 1984. (Beiträge zur empirischen Sozialforschung)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22