This survey was part of a comprehensive research project in South Africa which attempts to assess the importance of aspects influencing intergroup relations among the four "population groups". In addition, it surveys political opinions of the respondents.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
Units of analysis in the survey were individuals
v1: Edited, anonymised data for licensed distribution
Data was collected on respondents' contact with other population groups, the nature of the contact, their opinion of other population groups, and indentification with a particulargroup. Data was collected on respondents' opinion of open public amenities, the county's political future/situation, non-racial sports, and human rights. Data on respondent's exposure to books and media dealing with issues of race was also collected. Background data was collected on: Sex, age, population group, home language, education level, marital status, occupation, income, religion and membership of organizations.
Licensed dataset, accessible under conditions.
At least one copy of any published work or report based in whole or in part on the dataset should be deposited with the South African Data Archive.
Human Sciences Research Council. Intergroup Relations, Political Opinions,1983 [dataset]. Version 1. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council [producer], 1983. Pretoria: South African Data Archive [distributor], 1996.
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.