Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: FA-503-002-1-1-International-ICPSR-1966

Subject Area: Dyadic and Small Group Interaction

Bibliographic Citation: World event/interaction survey (WEIS) project, 1966-1978.  [machine-readable data file] / McClelland, Charles  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 5211

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This study includes data for 91,240 events. Each case in the data is a report of an international event. An event/interaction refers to words and deeds communicated between nations, such as threats of military force between nations. The ICPSR has WEIS data from January 1966 through November 1977. Coded for each event is the actor, target, date, action category, event code, and arena. Also available is a descriptive deck which contains a brief textual description for each event. However, the textual data are not complete, the archive does not have textual data for the period September-December, 1969. Consolidated Analysis Centers, Inc., provided the data for September 1969-June 1975.

SUBJECT TERMS: conflict. events, international. international affairs. international interactions. nations.

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