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Public Reactions to Civil Disobedience, 1968 (ICPSR 7033)

Principal Investigator(s): Boynton, G.R.


This data collection is part of an instructional package assembled by the Laboratory for Political Research at the University of Iowa under the direction of the principal investigator. Developed around the topic of public reactions to various forms of civil disobedience, the package uses data from the Survey Research Center's AMERICAN NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY, 1968 (ICPSR 7281) to introduce the student to the basics of data analysis, including hypothesis formulation and testing by bivariate crosstabulations.

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Study Description


Boynton, G.R. PUBLIC REACTIONS TO CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, 1968. Iowa City, IA: G.R. Boynton, University of Iowa, Laboratory for Political Research [producer], 1972. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1974. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07033.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07033.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    attitudes, civil disobedience, education, instruction, instructional materials, social protest, United States

Time Period:   

  • 1968

Date of Collection:   

  • 1968

Universe:    United States citizens 18 years of age and older living in private households in the coterminous United States.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Sample:    The respondents in the original study were derived from two samples -- a national cross-section sample, consisting of 1,557 respondents, and a Black supplement sample of 116 respondents.

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Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-04


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