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Access to Czech Social Survey Data

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Krejci, Jindrich

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Abstract The article presents practical information on the sources of Czech social survey data for both researchers interested in data on Czech society & data professionals interested in the state of the art of data services. Czech survey research was deeply affected by the communist regime, but underwent intense developments in 1960s & after the revolution in 1989. In the field of official statistics, data services are provided by the Czech Statistical Office. The Sociological Data Archive (SDA) of the Instit of Sociology provides data from quantitative sociological surveys, promotes data dissemination & secondary analysis & supports large research projects (eg, ISSP, ESS). The Czech Archive of Qualitative Data & Documents at the Masaryk U & Soft Data Archive MEDARD at the Virtual Instit provide data services for qualitative social research. A number of public domain data sets remain under the responsibility of academic & governmental research institutions. It is also possible to access the data of private research agencies. Czech data are accessible also via international data services.
Classification Training, Teaching and Studying, Professional Organizations of Sociology
Free Keywords Czech Republic; Data Banks; Statistics; Information Sources; Surveys; Social Science Research; Qualitative Methods; Postcommunist Societies
Document language English
Publication Year 2002
Page/Pages p. 809-826
Journal Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review, 38 (2002) 6
Status Published Version; reviewed
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications