The Resource World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963

World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963

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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963
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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963
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This merged data collection contains political, social, economic and demographic information for 141 selected countries in the period 1961-1963 and is also designed as a research and reference aid in the field of comparative politics. Information is provided for population size and growth rate, country size, date of independence, former colonial ruler, level of urbanization, political modernization, governmental stability, per capita gross national product (GNP), foreign trade as a percentage of the GNP, government revenues and expenditures, political leadership, character of the bureaucracy, legislature, the legal system, status of economic development, international financial status, westernization, literacy rate, degree of freedom of the press, religious configuration, and racial, religious, and linguistic homogeneity. Data are also provided for government employment, military personnel, defense expenditure, current electoral system, percentage of votes in national elections for the Communist party, religious parties, and the secular parties, regime's ideological orientation, domestic group violence, sectionalism, percentage of speakers of dominant language, private consumption, agricultural and industrial labor, index of achievement motivation, and inhabitants per doctor and hospital bed. Data on population characteristics provide information on live births and deaths per 1,000 population, population annual rate increase, percentage of students in primary and secondary education, marriages per 1,000 population, immigrants and emigrants per 1,000 population, income distribution, and Roman Catholics, Christians, and Moslems as percentage of the population. Additional variables provide information on daily newspaper circulation, radios and television ownership per 1,000 population, and cinema attendance
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  • Russett, Bruce M
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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  • Banks, Arthur S.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963
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  • 1961--1963
  • 5023
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ICPSR05023.v1
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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators I and A Cross-Polity Survey: Merged Data, 1961-1963
Publication
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  • 1961--1963
  • 5023
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ICPSR05023.v1
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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