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The Resource Ethnic Minorities and Political Support : An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998, Lowell W. Barrington, Brian D. Silver, (electronic resource)

Ethnic Minorities and Political Support : An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998, Lowell W. Barrington, Brian D. Silver, (electronic resource)

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Ethnic Minorities and Political Support : An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998
Title
Ethnic Minorities and Political Support
Title remainder
An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998
Statement of responsibility
Lowell W. Barrington, Brian D. Silver
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The objective of this collection was to study the attachment of minorities, especially ethnic Russians outside Russia, to their country of residence and assess their level of support for its institutions and leaders. The survey posed the following questions: If variation in loyalty and support exist within a given minority, what explains the variation at the individual level? Is political support by ethnic minorities a rational calculation or is it the result of subjective, identity-related factors? Respondents were asked a series of questions about their perceptions of nationality, their attitudes toward the independence of their nation, the current state of their country compared with its former existence as part of the Soviet Union, and their financial position and future prospects, as well as the economic condition of their nation and the development of market economies. Additional questions focused on the status of the political system in which they resided, including trust in government, the development of democracy, which groups of people were being served by the government, feelings about personal political rights and the rights of the Russian-speaking population, ties with Russia, relations with other countries in Europe, human rights, the status of Russian culture, and common interests with other nations in the world. Respondents also provided information on their national language, which foreign languages children should study in school, and the importance of the Russian language. In addition, there were a variety of questions about employment, workers' rights, medical care, income levels, free speech, interest in politics, trust in other people, participation in elections, life satisfaction, feelings about other nationalities, preferences for interactions with other nationalities at work and home, and attitudes toward emigration and provision of gifts to g... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03713
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Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
National Science Foundation
Geographic coverage
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barrington, Lowell W
  • Silver, Brian D.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
3713
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Developing nations
  • Ethnic groups
  • Ethnic identity
  • Freedom of speech
  • Human rights
  • Income
  • Language
  • Life satisfaction
  • Market economy
  • Medical care
  • Minorities
  • National economy
  • National identity
  • Political affiliation
  • Political behavior
  • Political participation
  • Trust in government
  • Workers
Target audience
specialized
Label
Ethnic Minorities and Political Support : An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998, Lowell W. Barrington, Brian D. Silver, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047916
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First ICPSR Version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
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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)ICPSR03713
  • (OCoLC)ocm61155428
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03713
  • (OCoLC)ocm61155428
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements.
Label
Ethnic Minorities and Political Support : An Examination of Mass Attitudes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, 1998, Lowell W. Barrington, Brian D. Silver, (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
MIU01000000000000005047916
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First ICPSR Version.
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)ICPSR03713
  • (OCoLC)ocm61155428
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03713
  • (OCoLC)ocm61155428
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements.

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