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Study Report

Study Number: KB-520-002-1-1-Italy/Sardinia-ICPSR-1972

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: Italian mass election survey, 1972.  [machine-readable data file] / Barnes, Samuel H.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7954

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook and machine-readable OSIRIS dictionary.

Abstract: This survey was conducted following the 1972 parliamentary elections. A representative stratified national sample was drawn from lists of voters in electoral precincts across the country. The interviews focused on respondents' political interest, behavior and attitudes, their party identification and organizational memberships, trust in government, reaction to the multi-party system and views on left-right political differences. Background information was also gathered. The study included 247 variables for 1,841 respondents. The dataset is available in card-image and OSIRIS formats.

SUBJECT TERMS: campaigns. candidates. decision-making. election studies. elections. political attitudes and behavior. political participation. political party preference. presidential debates. presidential election. religion. unions. voting attitudes and behavior. Italy.

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