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World Survey II: Attitudes Toward Domestic and Foreign Affairs, 1964 (ICPSR 7048)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Information Agency


This study was conducted in February and March of 1964 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In its investigation of Brazil's domestic affairs, the study explored the respondents' attitudes toward issues such as standard of living, population problems and birth control, political parties and their leaders, Brazil's stand in the conflict between communist and anti-communist ideologies, and the economic influence of the United States and the Soviet Union on Brazil. Variables concerned with issues and affairs at the international level examined the respondents' views on the achievements and foreign policies of the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as their opinions about the nuclear test ban and disarmament, Fidel Castro and his impact on life in Cuba, the position of the United Nations, and the treatment of Blacks in France, the United States, the Soviet Union, and South Africa. Demographic data include the respondents' occupation, marital status, sex, age, and education.

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Study Description


United States Information Agency. World Survey II: Attitudes Toward Domestic and Foreign Affairs, 1964. ICPSR07048-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1976. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07048.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07048.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Alliance for Progress, arms race, birth control, Castro, Fidel, Cold War, communism, Cuban Revolution, disarmament, domestic affairs, foreign affairs, foreign policy, international relations, political elites, political participation, political parties, population, population growth, racial attitudes, standard of living, United Nations

Geographic Coverage:    Brazil, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1964

Date of Collection:   

  • 1964-02--1964-03

Universe:    Population of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aged 18 and older.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Data Source:

personal interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-27

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