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Anti-Foreign Demonstrations in Asia, 1945-1980 (ICPSR 9338)

Principal Investigator(s): Johnson, Stewart S.


This collection presents information on anti-foreign demonstrations occurring in 25 Asian countries. These events, either actual or threatened, are defined as any display made by a segment of one nation's population directed toward a nation or organization located beyond its borders. The definition assumes that the demonstrations are the unofficial acts of private citizens, who need not be citizens of the country in which a demonstration occurs. Information is provided on the size, duration, demonstrators involved, target, underlying issue, and occasion of the demonstration. Additional data supplied include casualties, deaths, injuries, arrests, damages, hostages taken, and use of punitive forces as a result of the event.

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Study Description


Johnson, Stewart S. ANTI-FOREIGN DEMONSTRATIONS IN ASIA, 1945-1980 [computer file]. Claremont, CA: Stewart S. Johnson, Claremont Graduate School [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1990. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09338.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09338.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    activism, foreign policy, international relations, post-World War II period, protest demontrations, social protest

Geographic Coverage:    Asia, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1945-01-01--1980-12-31

Date of Collection:   

  • 1981--1982

Universe:    Demonstrations reported in The New York Times that occurred in those nations of post-World War II Asia and the Pacific that had been independent for over a year, had populations of over one million in 1965, and were considered a part of Asia or Australasia between 1945 and 1980.

Data Type(s):    event/transaction data


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Original ICPSR Release:   1990-10-16


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