Taiwan Social Change Survey (ICPSR 23400)

Principal Investigator(s): Institute of Sociology. Academia Sinica


The Taiwan Social Change Survey (TSCS) is an interdisciplinary research project that tracks Taiwan's political, economic, social, and cultural changes. Begun in 1985, this long-term cross-sectional survey has followed 5-year cycles, enabling researchers to understand social change in Taiwan from longitudinal perspectives. Topics covered across surveys include: economic attitudes, family, political participation, national identity, social networks, mental health, religion, social problems, and globalization.

Access Notes

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic conditions, families, family life, globalization, mental health, national identity, political participation, religion, social networks, social problems

Geographic Coverage:    Asia, Global, Taiwan

Data Collection Notes:

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