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Women and Gender Studies: Public Opinion

Resources for Advanced Research Methods in Political Science (790:536) and Feminist Research and Methods (988:570)

Public Opinion Polls

A compilation of over 500,000 questions from public opinion polls from 1935 to the present. Limited to polls of the U.S. population at the national level. Rutgers-restricted Access
Polling the Nations
"A compilation of the full-text of the questions and responses from over 14,000 national, state and local surveys conducted since 1986 by some 700 polling organizations in the United States and eighty other countries." Rutgers-restricted Access

New Jersey Polls

Eagleton Poll Archive
Survey results and questionnaires from the quarterly Rutgers Eagleton Institute's survey of New Jersey residents on questions of political and social interest from 1971 to the present.
Quinnipiag University Poll: New Jersey
Surveys of New Jersey residents concerning political races, state and national elections, and issues of public concern from 1997 to the present.

Latin America

"An annual public opinion survey that involves some 19,000 interviews in 18 Latin American countries, representing more than 400 million inhabitants. Questions deal with political and social attitudes, as well as demographic and economic characteristics." Rutgers-restricted Access
Latin American Public Opinion Project [LAPOP]
Vanderbilt University project; surveys of public opinion in the Americas. Over 40,000 respondents in 26 countries in Latin America, as well as the United States and other countries in the region. Questions deal with political and social attitudes, as well as demographic and economic characteristics. Includes access to data files that can be downloaded to SPSS or Stata. Rutgers-restricted Access
Latin American Databank
A joint effort of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Connecticut. The LAD locates, acquires, processes and archives public opinion surveys conducted by the survey research community in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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