My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

The European Elite Panel Study (1956, Germany)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Lerner, Daniel (M.I.T., Cambridge, Mass.)
  • Forschungsinstitut für Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
1956
Contributor
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of German elites to loss of national power after the war and judgement on current international political events. Topics: Attitude to development and control of nuclear weapons and nuclear power; judgement on East-West relations and international relations; perceived leadership power in world politics; attitude to the relationship of the FRG to the western alliance; attitude to rearmament, NATO and a European defense community; judgement on military security; assessment of long-term political and economic developments; attitude to European unification (EEC) and the European Coal and Steel Community; assessment of the development of the UN; attitude to reunification of Germany; self-image of the Germans and stereotype concepts of selected nations; attitude to modern art; knowledge of a German sociologist; father´s political activity and personal political involvement before 1933; party membership; occupation of father and grandfathers; self-assessment of social class; religiousness; media usage; membership in clubs and organizations; offices held; circle of friends. Demography: sex; age (classified); regional origins; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religious training; school education; state. Interviewer rating: sincerity and willingness of respondent to cooperate; length of interview; city size; termination of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-03 / 1956-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Members of male elites of the economy and public life
Sampling
Sample by means of the position and reputation technique.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 573
Note
The study is part of a longitudinal investigation and part of an international comparative study (see ZA Study No. 0002 and 0003).
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0001 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Lerner, Daniel; Gordon, Morton: Euratlantica: Changing Perspectives of the European Elites. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press 1969

Update Metadata: 2019-02-06 | Issue Number: 107 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Lerner, Daniel; Forschungsinstitut für Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universität zu Köln (1956): The European Elite Panel Study (1956, Germany). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0001