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The Resource ICPSR Instructional Subset : Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969, Monica Blumenthal, Robert L. Kahn, Frank M. Andews, (electronic resource)

ICPSR Instructional Subset : Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969, Monica Blumenthal, Robert L. Kahn, Frank M. Andews, (electronic resource)

Label
ICPSR Instructional Subset : Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969
Title
ICPSR Instructional Subset
Title remainder
Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969
Statement of responsibility
Monica Blumenthal, Robert L. Kahn, Frank M. Andews
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This survey of attitudes of 1,374 American men aged 16-64 toward violence was conducted in the summer of 1969 by the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. The investigators examined the level of violence that respondents viewed as justified to accomplish social control and social change and also probed the respondents' personal values, their definition of violence, and their identification with groups involved in violence. To examine the degree of violence that American men felt could be justified for social control, the investigators asked respondents to react to situations involving protests and other disturbances. These situations included hoodlum gang disturbances, student protests, and Black protest demonstrations. The respondents were asked what police actions from "letting it go" to "shooting to kill" were appropriate as police control measures. Several such items were combined to form an index of "violence for social control." In questions dealing with the level of violence necessary to bring about social change, respondents were asked if they agreed with the necessity of "protest in which some people will be killed" in order to bring about changes sought by Blacks, by student demonstrators, and in general. These items were combined into an index of "violence for social change." This instructional subset from the original study also includes an initial series of questions that asked whether respondents viewed such actions as protest demonstrations, police frisking, looting, burglary, and draft-card burning as violence. This was followed by inquiries into the possible causes of violence and motives of those who participate in violence. Another set of variables deals with respondents' relative views of property damage and personal injury and their opinions on the use of violence to pre... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07517
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
MiAaI
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blumenthal, Monica D
  • Kahn, Robert L.
  • Andews, Frank M
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • Instructional Subset Series
Series volume
  • 7517
  • 7517
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence
  • Attitude (Psychology)
  • Violence
  • United States
  • Black militancy
  • Crime control
  • Cultural attitudes
  • Data
  • Draft resisters
  • Gang violence
  • Human behavior
  • Instruction
  • Instructional materials
  • Males
  • Police response
  • Protest demonstrations
  • Racial attitudes
  • Self defense
  • Social change
  • Social control
  • Social protest
  • Social sciences
  • Student protests
  • Victimization
  • Violence
Target audience
specialized
Label
ICPSR Instructional Subset : Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969, Monica Blumenthal, Robert L. Kahn, Frank M. Andews, (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
MIU01000000000000005045300
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR ed.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
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)ICPSR07517
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07517
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary + SPSS data definition statements.
Label
ICPSR Instructional Subset : Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969, Monica Blumenthal, Robert L. Kahn, Frank M. Andews, (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
MIU01000000000000005045300
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR ed.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
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)ICPSR07517
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07517
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary + SPSS data definition statements.

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