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Popular Movements Archive, 1881-1950: [Sweden] (ICPSR 9606)

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This collection describes the history of popular movements in Sweden starting with the local associations and their functions. Additionally, it examines whether a specific type of society or environment allows popular movements to more easily gain support and develop. Major areas of investigation include temperance lodges, labor unions belonging to the country organization of labor unions, and free churches.

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  County 01 -- Stockholm Stad - Download All Files (11.1 MB)
DS2:  County 02 -- Stockholm - Download All Files (12.6 MB)
DS3:  County 03 -- Uppsala - Download All Files (11.4 MB)
DS4:  County 04 -- Soedermanland - Download All Files (12.2 MB)
DS5:  County 05 -- Oestergoetland - Download All Files (13.4 MB)
DS6:  County 06 -- Joenkoeping - Download All Files (12.5 MB)
DS7:  County 07 -- Kronoberg - Download All Files (11.7 MB)
DS8:  County 08 -- Kalmar - Download All Files (12.7 MB)
DS9:  County 09 -- Gotland - Download All Files (10.8 MB)
DS10:  County 10 -- Blekinge - Download All Files (11.5 MB)
DS11:  County 11 -- Kristianstad - Download All Files (12.3 MB)
DS12:  County 12 -- Malmoehus - Download All Files (13.6 MB)
DS13:  County 13 -- Halland - Download All Files (11.5 MB)
DS14:  County 14 -- Goeteborg och Bohus - Download All Files (12.9 MB)
DS15:  County 15 -- Aelvborg - Download All Files (13.4 MB)
DS16:  County 16 -- Skaraborg - Download All Files (12.6 MB)
DS17:  County 17 -- Vaermland - Download All Files (14.1 MB)
DS18:  County 18 -- Oerebro - Download All Files (12.9 MB)
DS19:  County 19 -- Vaestmanland - Download All Files (11.9 MB)
DS20:  County 20 -- Kopparberg - Download All Files (13.6 MB)
DS21:  County 21 -- Gaevleborg - Download All Files (13.9 MB)
DS22:  County 22 -- Vaesternorrland - Download All Files (14.4 MB)
DS23:  County 23 -- Jaemtland - Download All Files (12.4 MB)
DS24:  County 24 -- Vaesterbotten - Download All Files (13.9 MB)
DS25:  County 25 - Norrbotten - Download All Files (13.3 MB)

Study Description


Andrae, Carl-Goeran, and Sven Lundkvist. POPULAR MOVEMENTS ARCHIVE, 1881-1950: [SWEDEN]. ICPSR09606-v2. Uppsala, Sweden: University of Uppsala, Dept. of Sociology [producer], 1986. Goteborg, Sweden: Swedish Social Science Data Service/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2006-12-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09606.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   associations, church groups, churches, drinking behavior, historical periods, labor movement, labor unions, memberships, religious movements, social environment, social history, social movements, social networks

Geographic Coverage:   Global, Sweden

Time Period:  

  • 1881--1950

Date of Collection:  

  • 1965--1986

Universe:   Labor unions, temperance lodges, and free churches in Sweden, 1881-1950.

Data Collection Notes:

The documentation (codebook and the variable labels in SAS, SPSS and Stata setup files) is in Swedish.


Data Source:

Membership ledgers of temperance lodges, labor unions belonging to the country organization of labor unions, and free churches.

Restrictions: These data, provided by the Swedish Social Science Data Service, are available only for use in academic research within the United States and Canada.


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Version History:

  • 2006-12-13 This study has been updated from OSIRIS and now includes SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files, and SAS transport (XPORT) files, SPSS portable files, and Stata system files.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 26 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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