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Principal Investigator(s): McGowan, Patrick
This study contains data on 14,669 foreign policy acts of 32 sub-Saharan African nations in the period 1964-1966. Acts are defined as official verbal or physical behavior from an African nation toward any other (including non-African) nation, leader, international organization, or group of states. These are further categorized into conflictual or cooperative acts. For each act, information provided includes actor, date, target, setting, WEIS action category, and type of foreign policy instrument used. A number of five-point variables are also provided.
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McGowan, Patrick. African Foreign Relations and Internal Conflict Analysis (AFRICA) Project, 1964-1966. ICPSR05212-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. doi:10.3886/ICPSR05212.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05212.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Africa, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Global, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Universe: A total of 14,669 foreign policy acts of 34 African nations in the period 1964-1966.
Data Types: event/transaction data
(1) NEW YORK TIMES INDEX, (2) FACTS ON FILE, (3) KEESING'S CONTEMPORARY ARCHIVES, (4) ANNUAL REGISTER OF WORLD EVENTS, (5) DEADLINE DATA ON WORLD AFFAIRS, (6) AFRICA DIARY, (7) AFRICAN RECORDER, (8) AFRICAN RESEARCH BULLETIN (Economic Series), (9) AFRICAN RESEARCH BULLETIN (Political Series), (10) AFRICAN DIGEST, and (11) CHRONOLOGIE POLITIQUE AFRICAINE
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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