Social and Political Attitudes of the American Labor Force: A Comparative Study of Unemployed and Employed Workers, 1976 (ICPSR 8078)

Published: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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Kay Lehman Schlozman; Sidney Verba

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08078.v1

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The purpose of this survey, conducted in the spring of 1976 with a national sample of the American work force, was to estimate the impact of the experience of unemployment on social and political attitudes and political behavior. Class consciousness and attitudes toward "the American dream" were of particular interest. A total of 779 working and 566 unemployed respondents were surveyed.

Schlozman, Kay Lehman, and Verba, Sidney. Social and Political Attitudes of the American Labor Force:  A Comparative Study of Unemployed and Employed Workers, 1976. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08078.v1

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New Prospect Foundation, Harvard University. Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

There were a total of 1,345 respondents, 779 employed and 566 unemployed.

The labor force 18 years of age and older living in the 150 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Membership in the labor force was defined as being presently employed or seeking employment.

telephone interviews

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1984-06-20

1992-02-16

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Schlozman, Kay Lehman, and Sidney Verba. Social and Political Attitudes of the American Labor Force: A Comparative Study of Unemployed and Employed Workers, 1976. ICPSR08078-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08078.v1

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