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The Resource Black Africa Handbook, Donald Morrison, Robert Mitchell, John Paden, Michael Stevenson, (electronic resource)

Black Africa Handbook, Donald Morrison, Robert Mitchell, John Paden, Michael Stevenson, (electronic resource)

Label
Black Africa Handbook
Title
Black Africa Handbook
Statement of responsibility
Donald Morrison, Robert Mitchell, John Paden, Michael Stevenson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study contains data on the political, social, economic, religious, ecological, and demographic characteristics of 32 Black African nations in the late 1950s and 1960s. Data are provided on political regime characteristics, such as the existence and nature of political parties, elections, the nature of the judicial system, the extent of government influence, and the occurrence of riots, civil violence, terrorist activities, civil wars, irredentist movements, and coup d'etats. Economic variables provide information on government revenues, government expenditures, gross domestic capital formation, public investment as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), gross national product (GNP), defense budgets, energy, investment, labor, number of wage earners as a percentage of active population, industrial production, electricity production, per capita energy consumption, educational expenditures, economic welfare, consumer price index, international economic aid, total international trade, imports and exports, agriculture, and membership in major African multilateral economic organizations. Also included is information on the military and security systems, Africanization of the army officer corps, international relations, membership in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), communication and transportation, and social welfare. Other variables provide information on population estimates and characteristics, population density, settlement patterns, cultural pluralism, language, religion, primary and secondary school enrollment, family organization, patrilineal kin groups, class stratification, and the number of physicians per population.... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05019
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
MiAaI
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Democratic Republic), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morrison, Donald
  • Mitchell, Robert
  • Paden, John N
  • Stevenson, Michael
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
5019
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Agricultural development
  • Civil disobedience
  • Civil wars
  • Conflict
  • Coup d'etat
  • Defense spending
  • Developing nations
  • Economic indicators
  • Education expenditures
  • Educational populations
  • Elementary education
  • Electoral systems
  • Electricity
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy production
  • Ethnicity
  • Exports
  • Families
  • Foreign aid
  • Government expenditures
  • Government revenues
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Gross National Product
  • Higher education
  • Imports
  • Industrial production
  • International relations
  • International trade
  • Labor force
  • Language
  • Mass media
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Political parties
  • Political systems
  • Population characteristics
  • Population density
  • Population estimates
  • Price indexes
  • Public transportation
  • Religion
  • Riots
  • Security systems
  • Social welfare
  • Urbanization
Target audience
specialized
Label
Black Africa Handbook, Donald Morrison, Robert Mitchell, John Paden, Michael Stevenson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005044896
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
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)ICPSR05019
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR05019
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements.
Label
Black Africa Handbook, Donald Morrison, Robert Mitchell, John Paden, Michael Stevenson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005044896
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
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)ICPSR05019
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR05019
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements.

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