Class structure in Sweden 1980

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Göran Ahrne - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Description:

The purpose of the survey is to describe and measure the Swedish class structure regarding mobility, political activity, attitudes and consciousness. A battery of questions addressed work-related issues such as supervision, decision-making, autonomy, respondents formal position in the hierarchy, ownership, credentials, and income. Other work-related data describe the size, industrial sector, and government or corporate linkage of the individuals employer. Further information was gathered on the class origins of the respondents family and of the families of the respondents spouse and friends. Data on class-related experiences such as unemployment and union participation were also collected, as well as data on the division of power and labour in the household. In addition the survey contained a broad range of questions on social and political attitudes and the respondents political participation. The study is part of the multinational study ´Class Structure and Class Consciousness´ (ICPSR 8413), which includes almost identificial studies from United States, Norway, Canada, and Finland.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Göran Ahrne - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0095

Description:

The purpose of the survey is to describe and measure the Swedish class structure regarding mobility, political activity, attitudes and consciousness. A battery of questions addressed work-related issues such as supervision, decision-making, autonomy, respondents formal position in the hierarchy, ownership, credentials, and income. Other work-related data describe the size, industrial sector, and government or corporate linkage of the individuals employer. Further information was gathered on the class origins of the respondents family and of the families of the respondents spouse and friends. Data on class-related experiences such as unemployment and union participation were also collected, as well as data on the division of power and labour in the household. In addition the survey contained a broad range of questions on social and political attitudes and the respondents political participation. The study is part of the multinational study ´Class Structure and Class Consciousness´ (ICPSR 8413), which includes almost identificial studies from United States, Norway, Canada, and Finland.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1980-01-01 — 1980-01-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-65 years

Publications

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Ahrne, G. (1982) Report on The Swedish Class Structure. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.
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Version 1.0:

1995-08-16 doi:10.5878/002323

Available documentation:

Class structure in Sweden 1980

Citation:

Göran Ahrne. Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. (1995). Class structure in Sweden 1980. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002323

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-01-01 — 1980-01-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

235

Number of individuals/objects:

1145