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Study Report

Study Number: FB-501-001-1-1-International-ICPSR-1815

Subject Area: Organizations

Bibliographic Citation: Intergovernmental organization data, 1815-1964.  [machine-readable data file] / Singer, J. David  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 5520

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Data for 237 intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) extant between 1815 and 1967 are included in this study. The membership status of 148 countries is recorded for each organization at five-year intervals. A nation is coded as being a full member of the particular IGO during the given time period, as associate member, a member of the international system but not a member of the IGO, or as not a member of the system.

SUBJECT TERMS: diplomatic relations. intergovernmental organizations. international affairs. international interactions. international organizations. membership. nations. nations-over-time. organizations.


Wallace, Michael, and J. David Singer. ''Intergovernmental Organization in the Global System, 1815-1964: A Quantitative Description,'' International Organization, Vol. XXIV, No. 2 (1970), pp. 239-287. Singer, J. David, and Michael Wallace, ''Intergovernmental Organization and the Preservation of Peace, 1816-1964: Some Bivariate Relationships,'' International Organization, Vol. XXIV, No. 3 (1970), pp. 520-547.

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