Education and Citizenship in East Africa, 1966-1967: Tanzania Sample (ICPSR 4073)

Published: Jan 18, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Kenneth Prewitt, Columbia University

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This study contains survey data from samples of primary and secondary school students in Tanzania in 1966 and 1967. The study focused on respondents' feelings toward the teacher and the educational system, trust in others, attitudes toward the political system, and conception of the relationship between the educational system and the economic and political systems. Several questions attempted to assess whether the students believed that an education would help them in the future with respect to employment, influencing the government, and being a good citizen. Background data such as age, race, religion, and education of parents were also collected.

Prewitt, Kenneth. Education and Citizenship in East Africa, 1966-1967:  Tanzania Sample. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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1966 -- 1967

1966 -- 1967

(1) ICPSR has released all the files that were received from the University of California, Berkeley. No documentation regarding data layout was provided to ICPSR. (2) Parts 1-3 are the original data files that were extracted from the magnetic tapes of the principal investigator. Parts 4-7 are revisions to those data files made by Tina Green from the University of California, Berkeley. Please see the accompanying codebook for a full description of the work performed by Tina Green. (3) Parts 4-7 contain comma-delimited data. The first line of each file contains variable names. (4) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Parts 1 and 4: Primary school students from Tanzania. Parts 2-3, 5-7: Secondary school students from Tanzania.


self-enumerated questionnaires

survey data



2006-01-18 File CB4073.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.


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