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The Resource British Election Study : October 1974 Cross-Section, Ivor Crewe, Bo Saerlvik, James Alt, (electronic resource)

British Election Study : October 1974 Cross-Section, Ivor Crewe, Bo Saerlvik, James Alt, (electronic resource)

Label
British Election Study : October 1974 Cross-Section
Title
British Election Study
Title remainder
October 1974 Cross-Section
Statement of responsibility
Ivor Crewe, Bo Saerlvik, James Alt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The October 1974 cross-section is part of a continuing series of surveys of the British electorate, begun by David Butler and Donald Stokes at Nuffield College, Oxford, in 1963, and continued at the University of Essex. For the October 1974 Cross-Section survey, 2,365 British electors were interviewed, of which 1,674 had also been interviewed in the February 1974 cross-section, although this is NOT a panel file. As with other surveys in the series, electors in Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands were excluded from the sampling frame. Interviewed in October 1974 (and stretching to January 1975 in order to boost the response rate), respondents answered questions relating to the mass media (e.g., attention to newspapers and television and perceived bias in newspapers), their first and second choices in the October 1974 general election, and their opinions of the Conservative, Labour, Liberal, Scottish Nationalist, and Plaid Cymru political parties (e.g., perceived difference among parties, knowledge of party position/record, party identification, and the strength of party preference). Respondents also were asked for their views on a range of social issues relating to domestic and foreign affairs, with emphasis on the economy and the Common Market. Respondents were then asked how the parties stood on each issue, and how much that influenced the respondent's vote. Some of the issues include rising prices, strikes, unemployment, pensions, housing, North Sea oil, taxation, the Common Market, social services, nationalization, wage controls, and the amount of power held by unions and by big business. Respondents were also asked for their attitudes about their personal financial status, change/getting ahead, life in general, today's standards, local government, their own occupation, and the government's achievements. They also gave their predictions for Brit... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07870
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
Social Science Research Council.
Geographic coverage
Great Britain, United Kingdom.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crewe, Ivor
  • Saerlvik, Bo
  • Alt, James E
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • British General Election Survey Series
Series volume
  • 7870
  • 7870
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public opinion
  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Economic conditions
  • European Economic Community
  • Government performance
  • International relations
  • Life satisfaction
  • Mass media
  • National elections
  • Personal finances
  • Political attitudes
  • Political change
  • Political influences
  • Political issues
  • Political parties
  • Public opinion
  • Social attitudes
  • Social change
  • Social issues
  • Social values
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Voter attitudes
  • Voting behavior
  • Voting patterns
Target audience
specialized
Label
British Election Study : October 1974 Cross-Section, Ivor Crewe, Bo Saerlvik, James Alt, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045573
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-01-31.
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)ICPSR07870
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017572
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SPSS setup file.
Label
British Election Study : October 1974 Cross-Section, Ivor Crewe, Bo Saerlvik, James Alt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045573
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-01-31.
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)ICPSR07870
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017572
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SPSS setup file.

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