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Quebec Provincial Election Study, 1960 (ICPSR 9002)

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This telephone survey was conducted a few weeks prior to the June 22, 1960, provincial election in Quebec. Respondents were asked their opinions of Jehovah's witnesses, immorality due to American influence, economic dependence on the United States, immigration, Communists, labor unions, foreign artists in Canadian media, religion in schools, return to farms as a solution to unemployment, film censorship, compulsory health insurance, and nationalization of private companies. Respondents were also asked about their political interests, activity, and convictions, and whether they were a member of a political party. Demographic information collected on respondents includes age, marital status, educational background, religion, employment status, occupation, income, professional and social association memberships, father's country of origin, and father's social status.

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Study Description


Pinard, Maurice, Albert Breton, and Raymond Breton. QUEBEC PROVINCIAL ELECTION STUDY, 1960. Montreal, Quebec: Groupe de Recherches Sociale/Social Research Group [producer], 196?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09002.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   acculturation, campaign issues, cultural conflict, cultural identity, cultural influences, economic conditions, international relations, political affiliation, political attitudes, political issues, political parties, provincial elections, provincial politics, public opinion, religious attitudes, self government, separtism, social integration, social issues, voter attitudes

Geographic Coverage:   Canada, Quebec (province), Global

Time Period:  

  • 1960

Date of Collection:  

  • 1960-06

Universe:   Adult residents of Quebec province.

Data Types:   survey data


Data Source:

telephone interviews


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