Holdings Information for: RDS Study 3895

International stratification, mobility and politics file



social mobility


housing situation


Principal Investigator(s):

Nieuwbeerta, P., Ganzeboom, H.


Files of surveys done in 1956 to 1991 where collected and the variables related to social mobility are selected and modified in a way to make the comparisons between years and countries easier. Administrative data: original names of studies in archives, merge numbers of files, year of original survey. Respondent, partner, father, mother: type and years of education; employment status; self-employed or wage earner; occupation in public service; nr. of staff; profession; ISCO-code of profession; Erikson, Goldthorpe and Portocarrero Class (EGP10) code of profession; Standard International Occupational Prestige Scale (SIOPS) code of profession; International Socio-Economic Index of Occupational Status (ISEI) codes for profession; religion. Respondent, partner: employed or not; nr. of working hours; church attendance. Respondents first occupation: self-employed or wage earner; occupation in public service; nr. of staff; profession; ISCO-code of profession, EGP10, SIOPS and ISEI codes of profession. Head of household. Social class of respondent and parents. Religious upbringing. Ownership of house. Voting behaviour. Party preference of father and mother Background variables: basic characteristics; residence; housing situation; occupation/employment; income/capital assets; education; social class; politics; religion.

Years of Study: 1990 - 1994

Time Period: 1956-1991

Kind of Data: Survey - Longitudinal - International

Sample Universe: Location: cross-national. Name of country: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, United Kingdom, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, United States, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland. Occupation: in general.

Number of Cases: 211,929

Number of Variables: 95

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