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Study Report

Study Number: KB-503-002-1-1-Great Britain-ICPSR-1969

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: Political change in Britain, 1969-1970.  [machine-readable data file] / Butler, David  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7004

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy and 1 accompanied book called Political change in Britain.

Abstract: The data consist of a national cross-section of the British electorate interviewed in 1969, 1,114 respondents, a panel of 792 respondents reinterviewed in 1970, and 1,093 new respondents added in 1970 to create a representative electorate sample for 1970. Questions were asked about political interest, involvement in political activities, and mass media usage as a political news source. Opinions on a large number of political issues were also ascertained, as well as evaluations of the political parties and candidates using several dimensions and methods of evaluation. 2,207 respondents, 18 cards of data per respondent, and approximately 700 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. election studies. mass media. political activities. political attitudes and behavior. political change. political issues. political participation. political parties. voting attitudes and behavior. Great Britain.


Butler, David, and Donald E. Stokes. Political Change in Britain. 2nd Edition, 1974.

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