The open access database DOCA compiles, systematizes and evaluates relevant content-analytical variables of communication and political science research areas and topics.

The database offers a starting point for the operationalization of content-analytical questions and thus, provides a basis for standardization (where possible and useful) and also comparability of content analytic studies. Furthermore, the database aims to contribute to equal opportunities between all researchers in this field by providing free access to important resources.

Structure of the Database

In DOCA, variables are made available for the following six subject and research areas:

Published: 2023-01-01