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Study Report

Study Number: LA-026-004-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1979

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: American public opinion and U.S. foreign policy, 1979 [general public].  [machine-readable data file] / Chicago Council on Foreign Relations  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7748

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This study includes data for 1,546 United States citizens, 18 years of age and older. Approximately 360 variables measure attitudes toward foreign affairs issues such as the relationship between domestic and foreign policy priorities, the appropriate responses to the growing military power of the U.S.S.R., the sacrifices the American public is prepared to make to implement policies, and the roles of various individuals and institutions in the creation of foreign policy. Variables also include age, income level, race, sex, media attention, religion, educational level, occupation, and political orientation of the respondent. The survey was conducted from November 17-26, 1978, by the Gallup Organization, Inc., from a stratified systematic national sample.

SUBJECT TERMS: arms race. diplomatic relations. domestic affairs. economic involvement-United States. foreign affairs. foreign policy. international interactions. leadership. political participation. United States.


Reilly, John. American Public Opinion and United States Foreign Policy, 1979. Chicago: The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, 1979.

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