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Australian National Political Attitudes, 1967 (ICPSR 7282)
This study, the first in a long-range investigation of the attitudes and behavior of Australians, focused on the Australian electorate's interest in politics and their use of the news media as a source of political information. National issues, such as the power of trade unions, pension and social service spending, and government aid to education, were explored as well as international matters. The respondents' awareness of social classes was probed through questions concerning class mobility, and the political party affiliation of various classes. Respondents' opinions of the political parties and party leaders, their past party affiliations and voting patterns, their own active involvement in party work, and their familiarity with the platforms and performance of local members of both the federal and the state parliaments was ascertained. Demographic data include sex, age, marital status, religion, level of education, home ownership, occupation, and household income. The second wave of this investigation is presented in AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL POLITICAL ATTITUDES, 1969 (ICPSR 7393).
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Aitkin, Donald, Michael Kahan, and Donald E. Stokes. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL POLITICAL ATTITUDES, 1967. Conducted by Donald Aitkin and Michael Kahan, Australian National University, and Donald E. Stokes, University of Michigan. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1975. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07282.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07282.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: citizen attitudes, constituencies, government performance, information sources, mass media, national politics, news media, party leadership, political attitudes, political participation, social mobility, trade unions, trust in government, voter knowledge, voting patterns, world politics
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