Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-004-003-1-2-United States-ICPSR-1958

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: American national election study, 1958.  [machine-readable data file] / University of Michigan. Center for Political Studies  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7215

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook; machine-readable OSIRIS dictionary and codebook.

Abstract: This study is part of a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952. The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predisposition, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation.


SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. class identity. congressional attitudes and behavior. congressional elections. domestic affairs. economic mobility. election studies. elections. foreign affairs. geographical mobility. group political orientation. issues. membership. minority affairs. political attitudes and behavior. political efficacy. political history. political interaction. political issues. political participation. political party preference. presidential elections. quality of life. social class structure. social mobility. trust, personal and political. voting attitudes and behavior. Eisenhower administration.


Campbell, Angus, et al. Elections and the Political Order. New York: Wiley, 1966. see especially the following articles: Converse, Philip E. and Georges Dupeux, ''Politicization of the Electorate in France and the United States'', Miller, Warren E., and Donald E. Stokes, ''Constituency Influence in Congress'', and Stokes, Donald E., and Warren E. Miller, ''Party Government and the Saliency of Congress.''

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