Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SA-514-002-1-1-Great Britain-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Attitudes Toward Self and Society

Bibliographic Citation: British social attitudes survey, 1984.  [machine-readable data file] / Witherspoon, Sharon  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8467

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy and 1 duplicate copy.

Abstract: This is the second in an annual series of surveys designed to chart movements in a wide range of social attitudes in Britain. Topics that receive attention include: (1) media, politics, and international affairs, (2) economic expectations and evaluations and labor market participation, (3) social expenditure, welfare state issues, the National Health Service, and education, (4) social class, religion, racial prejudice, gender issues, and public and private morality, and (5) classification information including household composition, education level, tenure, occupation, and income.

SOURCE: personal interviews, and self-enumerated forms

UNIVERSE: Adults aged 18 or over living in private households in Great Britain whose addresses were included in the electoral registers.

SAMPLE: Multistage stratified sample

NOTE: These data were provided to the Consortium by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Survey Archive, University of Essex, England. The data and documentation are disseminated, under an agreement with the ESRC, 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 ESRC.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + SPSS control cards.

RESTRICTIONS: These data were provided to the Consortium by the Economic and Social Research Council Survey Archive, University of Essex, England. The data and documentation are disseminated, under an agreement with the ESRC, 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 ESRC.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image with SPSS Control Cards

TIME PERIOD: March-April 1984

DATE OF COLLECTION: March-April 1984

FUNDING AGENCY: Monument Trust.

SUBJECT TERMS: crime. economic attitudes and behavior. government effectiveness. government performance. marriage. political attitudes and behavior. political issues. sexual attitudes. social attitudes and behavior. voting attitudes and behavior. Great Britain.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Jowell, R., and S. Witherspoon eds. BRITISH SOCIAL ATTITUDES: THE 1985 REPORT. Aldershot: Gower, 1985.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct