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Politics in the Netherlands, 1966 (ICPSR 7360)

Principal Investigator(s): Geillustreerde Pers n.v., Amsterdam; Interact b.v., Dongen; Novum b.v., Haarlem


This study was conducted in 1966 in the Netherlands among a sample of the adult population. Respondents' attitudes toward freedom of political expression, views on the social welfare laws, and opinions about political alienation, political parties, and the party system were elicited. The respondents were also asked about the power structure in society, with specific references to the royal family, religion, and politics. Additional questions referred to members of parliament, the role of women, and politics in the mass media. Demographic data include sex, age, level of education, subscriptions to print media, marital status, party affiliation, religion, and church membership.

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Study Description


Geillustreerde Pers n.v., Amsterdam, Interact b.v., Dongen, and Novum b.v., Haarlem. POLITICS IN THE NETHERLANDS, 1966. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Steinmetz Archive [producer], 196?. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Steinmetz Archive/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1976. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07360.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07360.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    alienation, Dutch Parliament, freedom of speech, gender roles, mass media, political affiliation, political attitudes, political behavior, political elites, political parties, political power, public approval, public opinion, religion, social attitudes, social welfare, voter attitudes, voter history, voting behavior, Netherlands

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1966

Date of Collection:   

  • 1966

Universe:    Population of the Netherlands, aged 17 and older.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The data were received from the Steinmetz Archive (#P0026). All manuscripts utilizing these data should acknowledge that fact, as well as identify the original investigator of the study.


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:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-27

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