Science fiction and fantasy opinion survey

This dataset contains the survey data and questionnaire files

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    Data record related to this publication Science fiction and fantasy opinion survey
    Data Publication title Science fiction and fantasy opinion survey
  • Description

    This dataset contains the survey data and questionnaire files

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    • Descriptor

      This dataset contains the questions asked and the responses received between 11th November 2016 and 10th May 2017 to an online survey of the respondent's opinions on science fiction and fantasy. The responses are primarily related to reading and literature but also include film, television and other media. It employs Likert scale and free text responses and as well as the questions on science fiction and fantasy includes demographic questions including age, gender, income, geographic location, first language, employment and level of education.

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    • Descriptor

      This dataset consists of survey questions in PDF format and the responses in MS Excel (.xls) and Open Document (.ods) formats. The survey questions are attached, as is a spreadsheet of the anonymised responses. Raw data responses are available via negotiated access only. The responses were anonymous but contained some information that could be used to identify respondents (some provided contact details or other identifiers)

      The survey responses have been temporarily removed pending publication of a paper. Please contact ben.menadue@jcu.edu.au or researchdata@jcu.edu.au for assistance.

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  • Data type dataset
  • Keywords
    • survey
    • digital
    • literature
    • society
    • culture
    • science fiction
    • fantasy
    • television
    • film
    • fiction
  • Funding source
  • Research grant(s)/Scheme name(s)
  • Research themes
    People and Societies in the Tropics
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 200506 - North American Literature
    • 200503 - British and Irish Literature
    • 160808 - Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
    • 160399 - Demography not elsewhere classified
    SEO Codes
    • 970116 - Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
    • 970120 - Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
    • 959999 - Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
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    Temporal (time) coverage
  • Start Date 2016/11/11
  • End Date 2017/05/10
  • Time Period
    Spatial (location) coverage
  • Locations
    • Survey data was collected globally
    Data Locations

    Type Location Notes
    Physical Location Raw data stored in the secure data section of the Tropical Data Hub (TDH) archive - eResearch Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Attachment Science Fiction & Fantasy - Your Opinions - Questions 111116 100517.pdf Survey questions (PDF format)
    The Data Manager is: Christopher B. Menadue
    College or Centre
    Access conditions Conditional
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  • Data record size n=240 responses
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    Citation Menadue, Christopher (2017): Science fiction and fantasy opinion survey. James Cook University. https://doi.org/10.4225/28/594726179755f