Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-004-012-1-3-United States-ICPSR-1974

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: American national election study, 1974.  [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: 7355

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy, 2 volumes, machine-readable OSIRIS dictionary.

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 predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life. Content areas covered include TV and newspaper use patterns, respondents' perceptions of issues raised in the media, and the importance of current political issues and personalities, including Watergate and the Nixon resignation and pardon

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

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image

SUBJECT TERMS: business conditions. busing. candidates. citizen rights. civil rights. class identity. congressional elections. conservatism. domestic affairs. economic mobility. election studies. elections. foreign affairs. geographic mobility. government performance. group political orientation. issues. liberalism. mass media. membership. minority affairs. political attitudes and behavior. political efficacy. political history. political interaction. political issues. political participation. political party preference. presidential elections. protests. quality of life. senatorial elections. social class structure. social mobility. trust, personal and political. voting attitudes and behavior. women's roles.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Converse, Philip E. THE DYNAMICS OF PARTY SUPPORT: COHORT-ANALYZING PARTY IDENTIFICATION. SAGE LIBRARY OF SOCIAL RESEARCH. v. 35. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications. Clarke, Peter, and Eric Fredin. ''Newspapers, Television, and Political Reasoning.'' PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY 42 (Summer 1978), 143-60. Miller, Arthur H., Lutz Erbring, and Edie Goldenberg. ''Type-set Politics: Impact of Newspapers on Public Confidence.'' AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW 73 (March 1979), 67-84.

Media/File Reports:

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