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The Resource American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy : General Public, 1979, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, (electronic resource)

American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy : General Public, 1979, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, (electronic resource)

Label
American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy : General Public, 1979
Title
American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy
Title remainder
General Public, 1979
Statement of responsibility
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These data were gathered in personal interviews with a national sample of United States citizens by the Gallup Organization, Inc., to measure attitudes toward foreign affairs in November 1978. Respondents were asked to list the biggest problems facing the country, in general, as well as the biggest foreign policy problems. Other questions explored the relationship between domestic and foreign policy priorities, e.g., aid to education, defense spending, farm subsidies, economic and military aid to other nations, and domestic welfare/reliefprograms. Respondents gave their opinions of what constituted appropriate responses to the growing military power of the United Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR), and they rated the threat that communism presented in several other countries. Respondents were asked to respond favorably or unfavorably to several scenarios in which the use of United States armed forces in other parts of the world could be justified. Respondents were asked to rate the performance of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and to use a "thermometer" scale to measure their feelings (warm or cold) toward several politicians and world leaders, as well as toward several countries that were important to the United States for political, economic, or security reasons. Opinions were sought about the type of role that various individuals and institutions (e.g., the president, the CIA, the military, the United Nations, and the Congress) should play in the creation of foreign policy. Respondents' political participation was also measured. Demographic information includes age, race, sex, income, sources of information in the media, religion, educational level, occupation, and political orientation. In a similar survey conducted from November 1978 to January 1979, many of the same questions were asked of Americans in senior positions with knowledge of and influence on foreign po... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07748
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
MiAaI
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
Geographic coverage
United States, Global.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • American Public Opinion and United States Foreign Policy Series
Series volume
  • 7748
  • 7748
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Arms race
  • Citizen attitudes
  • Cold War
  • Communist threat
  • Diplomacy
  • Domestic policy
  • Foreign affairs
  • Foreign aid
  • Foreign policy
  • International relations
  • Leadership
  • Military intervention
  • National elites
  • National security
  • National interests
  • Policy making
  • Political attitudes
  • Political participation
  • Public approval
  • Public opinion
Target audience
specialized
Label
American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy : General Public, 1979, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045475
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/07748.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07748
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)
Label
American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy : General Public, 1979, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045475
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/07748.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07748
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF)

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