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Erik Johnson Lab Site Data for download

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Data and Codebooks

Below you will find a complete list of all currently available CNAP datasets, corresponding codebooks, and a document summarizing coding reliability. These datasets are works in progress, and we would appreciate receiving feedback on the inevitable errors that users identify.

Datasets are distributed free of charge, with attribution, for educational and research communities.

Please use the following citation when using these data:

Johnson, Erik W. 2013 (forthcoming). “Toward international comparative research on associational activity: Variation in the form and focus of voluntary associations in four nations” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

OR include a note such as the following:

“The data used here were originally collected by Erik W. Johnson, with the support of National Science Foundation grant number SES 0921942. Neither NSF nor the original collectors of the data bear any responsibility for the analysis reported here.”

We would appreciate hearing of publications that result from the use of these data; please send a copy to to have it included in a forthcoming bibliography tool.


Australia (2004; 2012): Codebook and Datasets (CSV and Stata format available)

Great Britain (2000): Codebook and Datasets (CSV and Stata format available)

Canada (2001): Codebook and Datasets (CSV and Stata format available)


Over-time datasets on environmental movement organizations in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.

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