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Study Report

Study Number: KC-504-001-1-1-England-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Returns

Bibliographic Citation: British election study: [June] 1983.  [machine-readable data file] / Heath, A. F.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8409

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook; one duplicate; machine-readable SPSS data definition statements.

Abstract: This joint project between investigators at Oxford University and at Social and Community Planning Research was designed to yield a representative sample of eligible voters in Great Britain at the time of the 1983 general election. As with previous surveys in the series, electors in Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands were excluded from the sampling frame. Fieldwork was conducted between July and October, ninety-three percent of the respondents were interviewed within twelve weeks of the election. Interviews were completed with 3955 respondents. The data are in card-image format with eight cards for each of the 3955 cases. SPSS control cards accompany the file. These data were provided to the Consortium by the Social Science Research Council Survey Archive, University of Essex, England. The data and documentation are disseminated, under an agreement with the SSRC, exactly as they were received without modification by ICPSR. This agreement also provides that ICPSR will disseminate the data only for use within its member institutions and that additional copies of the documentation must be obtained from the SSRC.

SUBJECT TERMS: business conditions. consumer attitudes and behavior. cross-national. demographic characteristics. economic attitudes and behavior. economic indicators. election studies. elections. employment. government performance. government services. governmental elites. income. international affairs. labor force. labor market behavior. living conditions. national elites. political activities. political attitudes and behavior. political efficacy. political indicators. political interaction. political issues. political participation. political parties. political party preference. political socialization. public expenditures. public policy-making. public programs. quality of life. retirement. social attitudes and behavior. socioeconomic indicators. taxation. unions. voting attitudes and behavior. welfare. workers. working conditions. Common Market. Europe. European integration. European unification. European Community. European Parliament. Great Britain.

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