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Principal Investigator(s): Soares, Glaucio
This study was conducted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August 1960, two to four weeks before the presidential election. The study first established the amount of political information that respondents had received through the news media. Further questions ascertained their interest in the coming election, their past voting decisions, and their party preferences. The respondents' perceptions of social class rating and their ideas about the distribution of wealth and improvement of living conditions were also explored. Demographic data include the respondents' occupation, education, age, marital status, race, sex, and socioeconomic status.
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Soares, Glaucio. Voting Attitudes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1960. ICPSR07047-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1976. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07047.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07047.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: elections, living conditions, news media, party membership, political affiliation, political attitudes, presidential elections, social stratification, voter attitudes, voter history, voter interest, voting behavior
Date of Collection:
Universe: The voting population of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: The sample was nonproportional, stratified by electoral zones. The respondents were selected from electoral enrollment cards by a systematic spatial sampling system, where the units were centimeters instead of identification numbers, which were not available. There were replacement samples, but in zones 2, 10, and 13, the samples fell 100 cases short each. As a result, the middle class zones were oversampled. The intended sample size was 2,200.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-19
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