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Study Report

Study Number: KB-004-005-1-2-United States-ICPSR-1956

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: American panel study: 1956, 1958, 1960.  [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: 7252

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: The data for this study are derived from an interviewing program across three SRC studies, the 1956 Presidential Pre- and Post-Election, 1958 Congressional, and 1960 Presidential Pre- and Post-Election Studies. 1,514 respondents, weighted to 1,966, 28 cards of data per respondent, and 843 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. class identity. congressional elections. domestic affairs. economic mobility. election studies. elections. foreign affairs. geographic mobility. group political orientation. issues. membership. political attitudes and behavior. political change. political efficacy. political history. political interaction. political issues. political party preference. social class structure. social mobility. trust, personal and political.


Converse, Philip E. ''Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics,'' In David Apter (ed.), Ideology and Discontent. Free Press, 1964. Converse, Philip E. ''New Dimensions of Meaning for Cross-Section Sample Surveys in Politics,'' International Social Science Journal, 16(1964). Converse, Philip E. ''Attitudes and Non-Attitudes,'' in Edward R. Tufte (ed.) The Quantitative Analysis of Social Problems. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1970.

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