3 Works

Social Protest and Policy Innovation: Italy, 1966-1973

Sidney Tarrow
This collection contains data relating to social protest and resulting policy innovation in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s. Data were collected from Italian newspapers such as Corriere della Sera, as well as other sources of data. The data tabulate "protest events", which are defined as encounters in which protestors, organized or unorganized, take direct action to disrupt either private or public authority or both to demand changes in policy, benefits, or institutions. The changes...

Building Permits Survey, 1980

This study consists of data on building permits issued in 1980 based on reports submitted by building permit officials in U.S. municipalities (unless otherwise noted). The data include statistics on new construction, additions and alterations, and demolitions authorized by building permits. The variables include: number of families or type of structure; number of buildings; number of rooms; number of units; and cost of construction.

Dynamics of Ethnic Collective Action in South Africa, 1970-1984

Johan Olivier
This dataset contains characteristics of protest events that occurred in the Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vaal area of South Africa between 1970 and 1984. It consists of files representing regional and city-level data. Event characteristics include dates and duration, type of event (for example, boycott, strike, riot, spontaneous meeting), principal actors and their composition or group affiliation, extent of civilian and security force involvement, number of victims, level of violence, and estimated extent of property damage. Contextual variables include...

Registration Year

  • 2017

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Cornell University