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Exploring Data, First Edition: Teaching Datasets, 1944-1985

Title details

SN: 2661
Title: Exploring Data, First Edition: Teaching Datasets, 1944-1985
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-2661-1
Depositor: Marsh, C., University of Manchester. Department of Sociology
Principal investigator(s): Marsh, C., University of Manchester. Department of Sociology

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Marsh, C. (1989). Exploring Data, First Edition: Teaching Datasets, 1944-1985. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 2661, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-2661-1

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Abstract

Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

This series of small datasets, covering a range of research topics in the social sciences, was created to illustrate statistical techniques.

Users should note that these datasets are for use with the first edition of the following publication only:
Marsh, C. (1988) Exploring data, Cambridge: Polity Press.
The second edition of Exploring data was published in November 2008, and an accompanying set of updated teaching datasets are available from the UKDA under SN 6096. The new teaching datasets for the second edition are not intended to replace these data, which will continue to be available for use alongside copies of the first edition.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1944 - 1985
Country: Great Britain | Multi-nation | Scotland
Spatial units: No information recorded
Observation units: Various
Universe: Cross-national; National; Subnational
Teaching packages
Data compiled from various sources; most data files cover Great Britain, but there is also one file covering towns within Great Britain, one covering Scotland only and one covering countries world wide.
Time dimensions: Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Sampling procedures: No sampling (total universe)
Method of data collection: Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Weighting: No information recorded
Data sources: General Household Survey, National Child Development Survey, Gallup, Employment Gazette, Census of Population, Economic Trends, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Newcastle, OPCS Heights and Weights Survey, World Bank.

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CHILDRENCHILECHINA
COLOMBIACONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTCONGO (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC)
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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 12 November 1989
Copyright: Copyright of the source data resides with the original data producers. The data produced by government departments are Crown Copyright. Crown copyright material reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions for further information.
Please note: Users should note that these datasets are for use with the first edition of the following publication only:
Marsh, C. (1988) Exploring data, Cambridge: Polity Press.
The second edition of Exploring data was published in November 2008, and an accompanying set of updated teaching datasets are available from the UKDA under SN 6096. The teaching datasets for the second edition are not intended to replace these data, which will continue to be available for use alongside copies of the first edition.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User Guide 2661userguide.pdf 191
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_2661_Information.htm 16
READ File read2661.txt 1
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Marsh, C., Exploring data (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1988)

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