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Coding Results. With approximately 85 percent of the parties coded on BV807, we again report substantial variance in the "pervasiveness" of party organization throughout society (see Tables 9.9a and 9.9b). About fifteen parties in each time segment demonstrate control over ancillary organizations in several sectors of the society, and these organizations claim substantial membership. These parties are balanced at the other end of the continuum by an equal or larger number that have virtually no supportive links with any social organizations. Our tendency to score parties as low on BV807 is definitely a function of the quality of our information, however, and the existence of a strong correlation of .40 between BV807 and AC807 must be taken into consideration in assessing the pervasiveness of organization.

TABLE 9.9a: Mid 1950s: BV8.07 Pervasiveness of Organization


TABLE 9.9b: Early 1960s: BV8.07 Pervasiveness of Organization


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