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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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ABORTION (INDUCED)ACHIEVEMENTAGE
AGRICULTUREAIDALLIANCE (LIBERAL/SDP) (GREAT BRITAIN)
APPOINTMENT TO JOBARGENTINAARMED FORCES
ARTSATTITUDE CHANGEATTITUDES
AUSTRALIAAUTHORITYBRITISH POLITICAL PARTIES
BUSINESS MANAGEMENTBUSINESSESCANVASSING
CATHOLICISMCENSORSHIPCHILD BENEFITS
CHILDHOODCHILDRENCIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS
CIVIL DISTURBANCESCIVIL SERVANTSCIVIL WAR
CLASS CONFLICTCLASS CONSCIOUSNESSCLASS DIFFERENTIATION
COAL MININGCOLOURED PEOPLECOMMUNISM
COMMUNIST PARTY OF BRITAIN (1989 - )COMMUNIST PARTY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1920 - 1991)COMMUNITY CHARGE
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLSCONSERVATIVE PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)COOPERATION
COST OF LIVINGCOUNTRYSIDE CONSERVATIONCRIME
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
JUDGMENTS (LEGAL)LABOUR DISPUTESLABOUR LAW
LABOUR PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)LABOUR RELATIONSLAND AMELIORATION
LAND USELANDLORDSLAW ENFORCEMENT
LAWLAWFUL OPPOSITIONLEGISLATURE
LIBERAL DEMOCRATS (GREAT BRITAIN)LIBERAL PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES
LOCAL GOVERNMENTMARITAL STATUSMARRIED WOMEN WORKERS
MEDICAL INSURANCEMEETINGSMEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
MEMBERSHIPMILITARY EXPENDITUREMILITARY POWER
MILITARY SERVICEMONARCHYMORTGAGES
MOTHERSMOTOR VEHICLESNATIONAL ECONOMY
NATIONAL FRONT (UNITED KINGDOM)NATIONALITYNATIONALIZATION
NATONEIGHBOURHOODSNEIGHBOURS
NEWSPAPER READERSHIPNEWSPAPERSNORTHERN IRELAND
NUCLEAR BASESNUCLEAR ENERGYNUCLEAR INDUSTRY
NUCLEAR POWER STATIONSNUCLEAR REACTOR SAFETYNUCLEAR WEAPONS
OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONSOCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONSOCCUPATIONAL STATUS
OCCUPATIONAL TRAININGOCCUPATIONSOIL RESOURCES
ONE-PARTY SYSTEMSPARENTSPART-TIME EMPLOYMENT
PARTY SYSTEMSPATRIOTISMPENSIONS
PERIODICALS READERSHIPPERSONAL EFFICACYPETROLEUM INDUSTRY
PLACE OF RESIDENCEPLAID CYMRUPOLICE ACTIVITIES
POLICE CORRUPTIONPOLICE POWERPOLITICAL ACTION
POLITICAL ALLEGIANCEPOLITICAL ATTITUDESPOLITICAL AWARENESS
POLITICAL BEHAVIOURPOLITICAL COALITIONSPOLITICAL CORRUPTION
POLITICAL DOCTRINESPOLITICAL 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 AND WELFARE POLICY
SOCIAL ATTITUDESSOCIAL CHANGESOCIAL CLASS
SOCIAL CONFORMITYSOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (GREAT BRITAIN)SOCIAL HOUSING
SOCIAL INEQUALITYSOCIAL MOBILITYSOCIAL ORIGIN
SOCIAL POLICYSOCIAL PROTESTSOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
SOCIAL SERVICESSOCIAL STRATIFICATIONSOCIAL STRUCTURE
SOCIAL VALUESSOCIAL WELFARESOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS
SPORTSPOUSE'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITYSPOUSE'S EMPLOYMENT
SPOUSE'S OCCUPATIONSPOUSE'S OCCUPATIONAL STATUSSPOUSES
STANDARD OF LIVINGSTATE CONTROLSTATE RESPONSIBILITY
STATE RETIREMENT PENSIONSSTRIKESSTUDENTS
SUPERVISORSTAXATIONTEACHING METHODS
TELEPHONESTELEVISION NEWSTELEVISION PROGRAMMES
TELEVISION VIEWINGTELEVISIONTENANTS' HOME PURCHASING
TERRORISMTIED HOUSINGTRADE UNION MEMBERSHIP
TRADE UNION RIGHTSTRADE UNIONSTRAINING
TRUSTUNEMPLOYEDUNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
UNEMPLOYMENTUNITED KINGDOMUPPER HOUSE
USAUSSRVOTING BEHAVIOUR
VOTING INTENTIONWAGE DETERMINATIONWAGES POLICY
WAGESWALESWAR
WEALTHWILDLIFE PROTECTIONWOMEN
WOMEN'S RIGHTSWORKERS PARTICIPATIONWORKING CONDITIONS
YOUTHZIMBABWE

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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