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Uganda Elite Study, 1964-1968 (ICPSR 7397)

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This study includes information on Ugandan elites, collected from the 1964, 1966, and 1968 editions of WHO'S WHO IN EAST AFRICA, prepared and published by Marco Surveys. Data are provided on ethnic background, place of birth, education, occupation, religious affiliation, party membership, and political activity. Participation in voluntary and tribal associations, status mobility, and occupational changes were also assessed.

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Study Description


Miller, Robert A. Uganda Elite Study, 1964-1968. ICPSR07397-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07397.v1

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Scope of Study


Sample:   The criteria used for identifying Ugandan elites included: income level, professional and political positions, African or Arab descent, and a minimum of five years' residence in Uganda, if born outside the country.

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WHO'S WHO IN EAST AFRICA for 1964, 1966, and 1968. Additional sources are listed in Part V, Coding Procedures, of the paper "Uganda Elite Data: Methodology," included in the study documentation.


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