Detroit Area Study, 1977: Attitude-Behavior Consistency and Attribution of Responsibility (ICPSR 8189)
Principal Investigator(s): Schuman, H.; Manis, M.; Hamilton, V.L.; Sanders, J.; Groves, R.
The Detroit Area Study is an ongoing series of surveys conducted by the Department of Sociology at the University of Michigan. These surveys serve two purposes: to provide useful survey information about various population characteristics and social issues selected as topics by principal investigators, and to provide actual survey research experience for graduate students. This study explores two topics related to social psychology. Attitude-behavior consistency was measured by asking respondents about their television viewing and their attitudes toward television violence. Follow-up interviews were conducted by telephone to ascertain respondents' actual television viewing. In addition, some respondents were asked to sign a petition regarding violence on television. The study of attribution was conducted by reading respondents a series of vignettes and then asking several questions regarding the characters' responsibility for their actions.
More information about the Detroit Area Studies Project is available on this Web site.
Series: Detroit Area Studies Series
These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Because you are not logged in, we cannot verify that you will be able to download the data.
This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Schuman, H., M. Manis, V.L. Hamilton, J. Sanders, and R. Groves. Detroit Area Study, 1977: Attitude-Behavior Consistency and Attribution of Responsibility. ICPSR08189-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08189.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08189.v1
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Data Types: survey data
- Standardized missing values.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-07-12
Related Publications (?)
- List all ~12 citations associated with this study
- View citations for the entire series
Most Recent Publications
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)