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The 3,039 pages in the Australian file were tagged with an average of 2.59 substantive index codes per page. All pages were recorded on 16mm microfilm and stored on Eastman Kodak's MIRACODE system, which permitted boolean search and retrieval of individual pages by their tags.*

FIGURE 1: Codes Used to Index Writings on Party Politics during 1950-1962
for Australia

0-- STUDY OF PARTIES

258

 

450

Legislative organization

182

 

000

Definitions of a political party

8

 

460

Ancillary organization

94

 

100

Typology of parties

18

 

470

Party structure, functional? not?

98

 

020

Functions of political parties

28

 

480

Articulation of party structure

141

 

030

Explicit propositions about parties

51

 

490

Centralization of power

346

 

040

General theory about parties

72

5-- PARTY GOALS

649

 

050

Purpose of studying parties

14

 

500

Gain control of the government

80

 

060

Approaches to the study of parties

40

 

510

Engage in coalitions, oppositions

48

 

070

Methodology of studying parties

26

 

520

Place members in govt positions

9

1-- PARTY ORIGINS

483

 

530

Issue orientation

391

 

100

When was it formed?

45

 

540

Ideological orientation

95

 

110

Who formed it? Base of support?

33

 

550

Subvert the government

2

 

120

Why was it formed?

35

 

560

Efficiency and effectiveness

23

 

130

How was it formed?

12

6-- POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT

716

 

140

Political history of the party

288

 

600

National crises

3

 

150

Organizational history of the party

70

 

610

Issues of consensus/cleavage

11

2-- PARTY ACTIVITIES

1191

 

620

Electoral systems

221

 

200

Selected candidates, party officials

244

 

630

Popular participation

70

 

210

Conducts election campaigns

302

 

640

Political norms and attitudes

107

 

220

Builds policy and organization

137

 

650

Administative bureaucracy

5

 

230

Influences government policy

33

 

660

The executive

34

 

240

Propagandizes its goals & activity

115

 

670

The legislature

40

 

250

Discipline, maintains group unity

189

 

680

Govt structure / political history

142

 

260

Raises and dispenses funds

155

 

690

Geographical pattern of authority

83

 

270

Causes demonstrations, riots

2

7-- SOCIAL/ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

396

 

280

Intercedes in govt for citizens

4

 

700

Economic

49

 

290

Social activities

10

 

710

Geographic

47

3-- PARTY COMPOSITION

1350

 

720

Social

89

 

300

Party supporters

256

 

730

Religious

59

 

310

Party contributors

21

 

740

Social norms and attitudes

16

 

320

Party members

176

 

750

Activities of the military

1

 

330

Party workers and activists

107

 

760

Activities of students

1

 

340

Party candidates

100

 

770

Activities of trade unions

71

 

350

Party members in govt posts

192

 

780

Volunteer activity, interest groups

63

 

360

Party leaders and officials

247

8-- PARTY SYSTEM

926

 

370

Party factions

99

 

800

Number of parties

52

 

380

Organizational support

143

 

810

Election results

129

 

390

Independents

9

 

820

Stability of parties in party system

40

4-- PARTY ORGANIZATION

1896

 

830

Interparty competition

287

 

400

Local Party organization

207

 

840

Interparty competition

178

 

410

Constituency party organization

186

 

850

Origin, support, history of system

164

 

420

Regional party organization

331

 

860

Status of party in party system

64

 

430

National convention, congress

114

 

870

Typology of party system

9

 

440

National Party committee

197

 

880

International party system

3


*See Kenneth Janda, "Political Research with Miracode--A 16mm. Microfilm Information Retrieval System," Social Science Information, 6 (April-June, 1967), 169-181.