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Quebec Provincial Election Study, 1960 (ICPSR 9002)

Principal Investigator(s): Pinard, Maurice; Breton, Albert; Breton, Raymond


This telephone survey was conducted a few weeks prior to the June 22, 1960, provincial election in Quebec. Respondents were asked their opinions of Jehovah's witnesses, immorality due to American influence, economic dependence on the United States, immigration, Communists, labor unions, foreign artists in Canadian media, religion in schools, return to farms as a solution to unemployment, film censorship, compulsory health insurance, and nationalization of private companies. Respondents were also asked about their political interests, activity, and convictions, and whether they were a member of a political party. Demographic information collected on respondents includes age, marital status, educational background, religion, employment status, occupation, income, professional and social association memberships, father's country of origin, and father's social status.

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Study Description


Pinard, Maurice, Albert Breton, and Raymond Breton. QUEBEC PROVINCIAL ELECTION STUDY, 1960. Montreal, Quebec: Groupe de Recherches Sociale/Social Research Group [producer], 196?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09002.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09002.v1

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Data Source:

telephone interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-19


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