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Principal Investigator(s): International Social Survey Program (ISSP)
The International Social Survey Program (ISSP) is an ongoing program of crossnational collaboration. Formed in 1983, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. This collection, the second module on social inequality (see INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SURVEY PROGRAM: SOCIAL INEQUALITY, 1987 [ICPSR 9383]), contains data from Australia, Germany (West and East), Great Britain, the United States, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, New Zealand, Canada, and the Philippines. Questions asked of respondents focused on equality of income, wealth, and opportunity. Respondents were asked for their perceptions of the extent of present inequality, explanations for inequality, and support for government programs to reduce inequality. Demographic data on respondents such as age, sex, employment, income, marital status, education, religion, political affiliation, and trade union membership also are provided.
This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. The data are currently available at International Social Survey Program: Social Inequality, 1992.
International Social Survey Program (ISSP). INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SURVEY PROGRAM: SOCIAL INEQUALITY, 1992. Koeln, Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung [producer], 1992. Koeln, Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1996. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06493.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06493.v1
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: Persons aged 18 years and older from 18 nations: Australia, Germany (West and East Germany), Great Britain, the United States, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, New Zealand, Canada, and the Philippines.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Multistage probability samples, Black oversample in the United States.
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self-enumerated questionnaires and personal interviews
Original ICPSR Release: 1996-06-10