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

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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 (11,056 KB)
DS2:  County 02 -- Stockholm - Download All Files (12,640 KB)
DS3:  County 03 -- Uppsala - Download All Files (11,432 KB)
DS4:  County 04 -- Soedermanland - Download All Files (12,152 KB)
DS5:  County 05 -- Oestergoetland - Download All Files (13,400 KB)
DS6:  County 06 -- Joenkoeping - Download All Files (12,512 KB)
DS7:  County 07 -- Kronoberg - Download All Files (11,672 KB)
DS8:  County 08 -- Kalmar - Download All Files (12,656 KB)
DS9:  County 09 -- Gotland - Download All Files (10,800 KB)
DS10:  County 10 -- Blekinge - Download All Files (11,488 KB)
DS11:  County 11 -- Kristianstad - Download All Files (12,328 KB)
DS12:  County 12 -- Malmoehus - Download All Files (13,584 KB)
DS13:  County 13 -- Halland - Download All Files (11,456 KB)
DS14:  County 14 -- Goeteborg och Bohus - Download All Files (12,856 KB)
DS15:  County 15 -- Aelvborg - Download All Files (13,360 KB)
DS16:  County 16 -- Skaraborg - Download All Files (12,648 KB)
DS17:  County 17 -- Vaermland - Download All Files (14,072 KB)
DS18:  County 18 -- Oerebro - Download All Files (12,928 KB)
DS19:  County 19 -- Vaestmanland - Download All Files (11,912 KB)
DS20:  County 20 -- Kopparberg - Download All Files (13,560 KB)
DS21:  County 21 -- Gaevleborg - Download All Files (13,856 KB)
DS22:  County 22 -- Vaesternorrland - Download All Files (14,424 KB)
DS23:  County 23 -- Jaemtland - Download All Files (12,392 KB)
DS24:  County 24 -- Vaesterbotten - Download All Files (13,872 KB)
DS25:  County 25 - Norrbotten - Download All Files (13,312 KB)

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. doi: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.


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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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