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Principal Investigator(s): Holm, John D.
This study is part of a larger investigation that focused on political awareness and participation in Botswana. Three separate surveys were conducted, with an elite sample (SURVEY OF BOTSWANA POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, 1970: ELITE SAMPLE [ICPSR 7350]), a sample of the adult population (the present study), and a sample of secondary school students (SURVEY OF BOTSWANA POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, 1970: SECONDARY SCHOOL SAMPLE [ICPSR 7351]). The questionnaire elicited views on the structure of local and national decision-making processes and the relationship between traditional (tribal) and modern (elected) loci of power. Variables assessed respondents' perceptions of the power structure, their participation in local politics and other decision-making processes, their political knowledge, and views of community cohesion. Demographic data include sex, age, religion, level of education, tribal affiliation, intra-tribal class, media usage, travel experience, and source of livelihood.
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Holm, John D. SURVEY OF BOTSWANA POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, 1970: MASS SAMPLE. Cleveland, OH: John D. Holm, Cleveland State University, Dept. of Political Science [producer], 197?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1976. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07362.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07362.v1
Scope of Study
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Universe: Population of Botswana, aged 20 and older.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: A representative sample of the adult population was selected by a stratified area probability method, designed to fill quotas of demographic characteristics such as geographic location, tribal affiliation, and means of livelihood.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-20
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