Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-004-024-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1948

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: American national election study, 1948.  [machine-readable data file] / Campbell, Angus  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7218

Comments: Formerly titled '1948 Minor election study'.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook; microfiches; OSIRIS Dictionary/Codebook.

Abstract: This study is part of a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952. The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation.


SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. class identity. congressional elections. domestic affairs. economic mobility. election studies. elections. foreign affairs. geographical mobility. group political orientation. issues. membership. political attitudes and behavior. political efficacy. political history. political interaction. political issues. political party preference. presidential elections. social class structure. social mobility. trust, personal and political. voting attitudes and behavior. United States.


Campbell, Angus, and Robert L. Kahn. The People Elect a President. Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, 1948 Miller, Warren E. ''Party Preference and Attitudes on Political Issues: 1948-1951,'' American Political Science Review, 47(March 1953). Janowitz, Morris, and Warren E. Miller. ''The Index of Political Predispositions in the 1948 Elections,'' Journal of Politics, 14(1952).

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