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British Election Studies Information System, 1964-2001

Title details

SN: 3588
Title: British Election Studies Information System, 1964-2001
Alternative title: BESIS
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-3588-1
Depositor: Topf, R., Centre for Comparative European Survey Data
Principal investigator(s): Topf, R., Centre for Comparative European Survey Data

Citation

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Topf, R. (1996). British Election Studies Information System, 1964-2001. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 3588, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3588-1

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Subject Categories

Election and campaign studies - Politics

Abstract

Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

BESIS is a compilation of data and documentation from British general elections. The database was compiled and designed by Professor Richard Topf of the Centre for Comparative European Survey Data, London Guildhall University.

An online version of BESIS, now covering 1964 to 2001, has fully replaced the previous CD-ROM version. Users should visit the BESIS website to register an account and use the data.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1964 - 1992
Country: Great Britain
Spatial units: Standard Statistical Regions
Observation units: Individuals
Universe: National
Adults
Electors
Adult population of England, Wales and Scotland living in private households or institutions/electors in Britain (excluding constituencies north of the Caledonian Canal).
Time dimensions: See documentation for details of individual studies.
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details of individual studies.
Method of data collection: Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Weighting: No information recorded

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ACHIEVEMENTAGEAGRICULTURE
AIDALLIANCE (LIBERAL/SDP) (GREAT BRITAIN)APPOINTMENT TO JOB
ARGENTINAARMED FORCESARTS
ATTITUDE CHANGEATTITUDESAUSTRALIA
AUTHORITYBRITISH POLITICAL PARTIESBUSINESS MANAGEMENT
BUSINESSESCANVASSINGCATHOLICISM
CENSORSHIPCHILD BENEFITSCHILDHOOD
CHILDRENCIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTSCIVIL DISTURBANCES
CIVIL SERVANTSCIVIL WARCLASS CONFLICT
CLASS CONSCIOUSNESSCLASS DIFFERENTIATIONCOAL MINING
COMMUNISMCOMMUNIST PARTY OF BRITAIN (1989 - )COMMUNIST PARTY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1920 - 1991)
COMMUNITY CHARGECOMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLSCONSERVATIVE PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)
COOPERATIONCOST OF LIVINGCOUNTRYSIDE CONSERVATION
CURRENCIESDEATH PENALTYDECENTRALIZED GOVERNMENT
DECISION MAKINGDEFENCEDEMOCRACY
DEMONSTRATIONS (PROTESTS)DEVELOPING COUNTRIESDISABLED PERSONS
DISADVANTAGED GROUPSDISARMAMENTDOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIES
DOMESTIC SERVICESECONOMIC ACTIVITYECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC CONDITIONSECONOMIC GROWTHECONOMIC POLICY
ECONOMIC RECESSIONEDUCATIONEDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
EDUCATIONAL EXPENDITUREEDUCATIONAL GRANTSEDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
ELDERLYELECTION BROADCASTINGELECTION CAMPAIGNS
ELECTIONSELECTORAL ISSUESELECTORAL SYSTEMS
ELECTRIC POWER GENERATIONEMIGRATIONEMPLOYEES
EMPLOYMENT HISTORYEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMESEMPLOYMENT
ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONSENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATIONENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING CONTROL
EQUAL OPPORTUNITYEQUAL RIGHTS OF MEN AND WOMENETHNIC GROUPS
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITYEUROPEAN UNIONEXAMINATIONS
EXPENDITUREFALKLAND ISLANDSFAMILIES
FATHER'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITYFATHER'S OCCUPATIONFATHER'S OCCUPATIONAL STATUS
FATHERSFINANCIAL EXPECTATIONSFINANCIAL RESOURCES
FINANCIAL SUPPORTFORECASTINGFOREIGN POLICY
FOREIGN RELATIONSFRANCEFREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
FREEDOM OF SPEECHFULL-TIME EMPLOYMENTFURTHER TRAINING
GENDERGERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLICGOVERNMENT POLICY
GOVERNMENTGREAT BRITAINGREAT BRITAIN
GREEN PARTY (UNITED KINGDOM)GROUPSHEADS OF GOVERNMENT
HEALTH SERVICESHIGHER EDUCATIONHOME OWNERSHIP
HOME SHARINGHOMOSEXUALITYHOSPITAL SERVICES
HOURS OF WORKHOUSEHOLDSHOUSEWIVES
HOUSING CONSTRUCTIONHOUSING TENUREHOUSING
HUMAN SETTLEMENTIMAGEIMMIGRANTS
IMMIGRATIONIMPERIALISMINCOME DISTRIBUTION
INCOME TAXINCOMEINDUSTRIALIZATION
INDUSTRIESINFLATIONINFORMATION SOURCES
INTEREST (FINANCE)INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTINTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSINTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONINTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE
INVESTMENT RETURNINVOLUNTARY SHORT TIME WORKINGJOB DESCRIPTION
JOB HUNTINGJOB REQUIREMENTSJOB SATISFACTION
LABOUR DISPUTESLABOUR LAWLABOUR PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)
LABOUR RELATIONSLAND AMELIORATIONLAND USE
LANDLORDSLAW ENFORCEMENTLAW
LAWFUL OPPOSITIONLEGISLATURELIBERAL DEMOCRATS (GREAT BRITAIN)
LIBERAL PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICESLOCAL GOVERNMENT
MARITAL STATUSMARRIED WOMEN WORKERSMEDICAL INSURANCE
MEETINGSMEMBERS OF PARLIAMENTMEMBERSHIP
MILITARY EXPENDITUREMILITARY POWERMILITARY SERVICE
MONARCHYMORTGAGESMOTHERS
MOTOR VEHICLESNATIONAL ECONOMYNATIONAL FRONT (UNITED KINGDOM)
NATIONALITYNATIONALIZATIONNATO
NEIGHBOURHOODSNEIGHBOURSNEWSPAPER READERSHIP
NEWSPAPERSNORTHERN IRELANDNUCLEAR BASES
NUCLEAR ENERGYNUCLEAR INDUSTRYNUCLEAR POWER STATIONS
NUCLEAR REACTOR SAFETYNUCLEAR WEAPONSOCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS
OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONSOCCUPATIONAL STATUSOCCUPATIONAL TRAINING
OCCUPATIONSOIL RESOURCESONE-PARTY SYSTEMS
PARENTSPART-TIME EMPLOYMENTPARTY SYSTEMS
PATRIOTISMPENSIONSPERIODICALS READERSHIP
PERSONAL EFFICACYPETROLEUM INDUSTRYPLACE OF RESIDENCE
PLAID CYMRUPOLICE CORRUPTIONPOLICE POWER
POLITICAL ACTIONPOLITICAL ALLEGIANCEPOLITICAL ATTITUDES
POLITICAL AWARENESSPOLITICAL BEHAVIOURPOLITICAL COALITIONS
POLITICAL CORRUPTIONPOLITICAL ETHICSPOLITICAL EXTREMISM
POLITICAL INFLUENCEPOLITICAL INTERESTPOLITICAL LEADERS
POLITICAL OPPOSITIONPOLITICAL PARTICIPATIONPOLITICAL POWER
POLITICAL REPRESENTATIONPOLITICAL SYSTEMSPOLITICAL UNIFICATION
POLITICIANSPOLITICSPOLLUTION CONTROL
POOR PERSONSPOPULATION MIGRATIONPORNOGRAPHY
POVERTYPOWER ELITEPREJUDICE
PRESERVATION OF MONUMENTSPRICESPRISON SENTENCES
PRISONSPRIVATE EDUCATIONPRIVATE SCHOOLS
PRIVATE SECTORPRIVATIZATIONPROFITS
PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATIONPROTESTANTISMPUBLIC ENTERPRISES
PUBLIC EXPENDITUREPUBLIC OPINIONPUBLIC SECTOR
PUBLIC TRANSPORTPUNISHMENT OBJECTIVESQUALIFICATIONS
QUALITY OF EDUCATIONQUALITY OF LIFERACE RELATIONS
RACIAL CONFLICTRACIAL DISCRIMINATIONRADIO NEWS
RADIO PROGRAMMESRAILWAY TRANSPORTRATES
REFERENDUMSREGIONAL GOVERNMENTRELIGION
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONRELIGIOUS ATTENDANCERELIGIOUS BEHAVIOUR
RELIGIOUS CONFLICTRENTED ACCOMMODATIONREPATRIATION
RESIDENTIAL MOBILITYREVOLUTIONARY ACTIONRIOTS
RURAL DEVELOPMENTSATISFACTIONSCHOOL DISCIPLINE
SCHOOL-LEAVING AGESCHOOLSSCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT
SCOTLANDSCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTYSELF-EMPLOYED
SELF-GOVERNMENTSEX DISCRIMINATIONSHARES
SIBLINGSSICK PERSONSSOCIAL ATTITUDES
SOCIAL CHANGESOCIAL CLASSSOCIAL CONFORMITY
SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)SOCIAL HOUSINGSOCIAL INEQUALITY
SOCIAL MOBILITYSOCIAL ORIGINSOCIAL POLICY
SOCIAL PROTESTSOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSSOCIAL SERVICES
SOCIAL STRATIFICATIONSOCIAL STRUCTURESOCIAL VALUES
SOCIAL WELFARESOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUSSPORT
SPOUSE'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITYSPOUSE'S EMPLOYMENTSPOUSE'S OCCUPATION
SPOUSE'S OCCUPATIONAL STATUSSPOUSESSTANDARD OF LIVING
STATE CONTROLSTATE RESPONSIBILITYSTATE RETIREMENT PENSIONS
STRIKESSTUDENTSSUPERVISORS
TAXATIONTEACHING METHODSTELEPHONES
TELEVISION NEWSTELEVISION PROGRAMMESTELEVISION VIEWING
TELEVISIONTENANTS' HOME PURCHASINGTERRORISM
TIED HOUSINGTRADE UNION MEMBERSHIPTRADE UNION RIGHTS
TRADE UNIONSTRAININGTRUST
UNEMPLOYEDUNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITSUNEMPLOYMENT
UNITED KINGDOMUPPER HOUSEUSA
USSRVOTING BEHAVIOURVOTING INTENTION
WAGE DETERMINATIONWAGES POLICYWAGES
WALESWARWEALTH
WILDLIFE PROTECTIONWOMENWOMEN'S RIGHTS
WORKERS PARTICIPATIONWORKING CONDITIONSYOUTH
ZIMBABWE

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 25 September 1996
Copyright: Copyright for these data resides with the individual depositors
Access conditions: An online version of BESIS, now covering 1964 to 2001, has fully replaced the previous CD-ROM version. Users should visit the BESIS website to register an account and use the data.
Availability: These data are available from a service other than ESDS, UK Data Archive -
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Study information and citation UKDA_Study_3588_Information.htm 14
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