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Principal Investigator(s): Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
This collection consists of roll calls voted upon in the United Nations. It includes votes of the General Assembly, five additional special sessions and selected committees. It is a composite of political debate and world opinion of the post-1945 international community. The collection provides for the analysis over time of world opinion on issues and concerns raised by members of the international community, while also allowing for the study of the dynamics through which alliances and factions are formed within and between nations of the world.
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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. UNITED NATIONS ROLL CALL DATA, 1946-1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1982. doi:10.3886/ICPSR05512.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05512.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: historical data, international organizations, legislative bodies, political debate, political history, post-World War II, roll call data, roll call voting records, twentieth century, United Nations, voting behavior, world politics
Geographic Coverage: Global
Data Types: roll call voting data
Data Collection Notes:
Roll calls for the 30th through 40th Plenary Sessions reflect the Singer-Small National Number coding scheme described in Melvin Small and J. David Singer. "Resort to Arms." Beverly Hills, Ca.: Sage Publications, 1982. SPSS control card files are available for Sessions 33-40.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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