Role of the University in the Development of Political Consensus: Argentina, 1963 (ICPSR 7040)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
David Nasatir

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07040.v1

Version V1

The data for this study were collected in 1963 in five cities in Argentina: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Cordoba, Rosario, and Resistencia. The sample contained two distinct groups: students at Argentine universities and nonstudent adults. The principal variables examined influences in the respondent's choice of a major field of study, study habits, participation in the university government, social contacts within the university government, social contacts within the universities, and views on the prestige of a university education. In addition, the study explored political attitudes and behavior, perceptions of stratification, occupational status, and attitudes toward group interests. Demographic data include the respondents' age, sex, marital status, religion, and residence during childhood, as well as their fathers' education, occupation, and income.

Nasatir, David. Role of the University in the Development of Political Consensus:  Argentina, 1963. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07040.v1

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1963

1963-07 -- 1963-08

A random sample of students was drawn from all the schools of the University of Buenos Aires, with equal numbers from each school and the population defined by voting lists from student elections. This core student sample was then supplemented by quota samples from students at other universities. Finally, the student sample was matched by quota sampling of nonstudent adults based on dimensions of age, gender, and social class. In Buenos Aires, the nonstudents were taken from neighborhoods previously determined to be similar to those from which the students came. Intended sample size was 2,000.

University students and the nonstudent adult population in five cities in Argentina: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Cordoba, Rosario, and Resistencia.

personal interviews

survey data

1984-03-18

1992-02-16

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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