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Political Elites in Eastern Europe, 1971 (ICPSR 5807)

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Summary:

This study contains biographical data on political elites who were members of either the Central Committee or Council of Ministers in 1971 in five Eastern European nations: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania. Demographic variables provide information on sex, date of birth, ethnicity, nationality, education, family background, and date of death. Additional variables describe career events or particular experiences of the elites such as dates of military service, party membership, government service, or dates of entry into and exit from the Central Committee and other political institutions.

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Bulgaria Background - Download All Files (2.5 MB)
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DS2:  Czechoslovakia Background - Download All Files (2.5 MB)
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DS3:  Hungary Background - Download All Files (2.5 MB)
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DS4:  Poland Background - Download All Files (2.5 MB)
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DS5:  Romania Background - Download All Files (2.5 MB)
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DS6:  Bulgaria Events - Download All Files (2.9 MB)
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DS7:  Czechoslovakia Events - Download All Files (3 MB)
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DS8:  Hungary Events - Download All Files (2.9 MB)
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DS9:  Poland Events - Download All Files (2.9 MB)
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DS10:  Romania Events - Download All Files (2.8 MB)
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Citation

Beck, Carl. Political Elites in Eastern Europe, 1971. ICPSR05807-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05807.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   biographical data, Communist Party, leadership, national elites, political elites, social status

Geographic Coverage:   Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Global, Hungary, Poland, Romania

Time Period:  

  • 1971

Data Types:   aggregate data

Methodology

Sample:   Political elites who were members of either the Central Committee or Council of Ministers in 1971 in five Eastern European nations: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania.

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  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 11 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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