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Japanese National Election Study, 1967 (ICPSR 7294)

Principal Investigator(s): Ward, Robert E.; Kubota, Akira


This collection is a study of Japanese voting behavior and attitudes prior to and after the 1967 Japanese General Election for members of the lower house of the Japanese National Diet. Topics explored include voting behavior, party identification, political socialization, attitudes toward other nations, opinions of and participation in recent political protests, and views on various social and cultural issues current in Japan at that time. Demographic information includes age, sex, education, occupation, and urbanization.

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Study Description


Ward, Robert E., and Akira Kubota. JAPANESE NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY, 1967. Conducted by University of Michigan, Center for Japanese Studies. 2nd ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 2000. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07294.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07294.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    election studies, family, Japan, political attitudes and behavior, political socialization, socialization, voting attitudes and behavior

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1967

Universe:    Individuals in Japan aged 15 and older.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Sample:    Multistage stratified nationwide probability sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-19

Version History:

  • 2000-01-18 SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been added to this collection.

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