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Study Report

Study Number: SC-501-001-2-1-International-ICPSR-1963

Subject Area: Social Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Cross-polity survey, 1963.  [machine-readable data file] / Banks, Arthur S.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 5004

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 2 volumes hard copy.

Abstract: Data for 115 polities is contained in this study. Each polity has nominal and ordinal data on 59 ''raw characteristics'' and 194 ''finished characteristics.'' The raw characteristics include economic-demographic indicators and more subjective measures such as degree of political modernization and interest articulation. The finished characteristics are dichotomous variables which contrast groups of polities in various ways. Each polity is classified on one side or another of each dichotomy.

SUBJECT TERMS: cross-national. national attributes. nations. political system characteristics. polities. social attitudes and behavior.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Banks, Arthur S., and Phillip Gregg. ''Grouping Political Systems: Q Factor Analysis of A Cross-Polity Survey'' in John Gillespie and Betty Nesvold (eds.), Macro-Quantitative Analysis. Beverly Hills, California: Sage Publications, 1971. Banks, Arthur S., and Robert B. Textor. A Cross-Polity Survey, Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1963. Gregg, Phillip, and Arthur Banks. ''Dimensions of Political Systems: A Factor Analysis of A CrossPolity Survey'' in John Gillespie and Betty Nesvold (eds.), Macro-Quantitative Analysis. Beverly Hills, California: Sage Publications, 1971.

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