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Cologne Election Study (Dortmund, Arnsberg-Soest, Heilbronn, Munich; September 1961)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf (Forschungsinstitut für Politische Wissenschaft und Europäische Fragen, Universität zu Köln)
  • Baumert, Gerhard (DIVO, Frankfurt)
Publication Date
1961
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to current domestic and foreign policy problems immediately before the start of the Federal Parliament election. Topics: Expectations of economic development (Katona questions); sympathy scale for politicians and parties; image of the parties; issue ability of the CDU/CSU and SPD; criteria for one´s own voting decision; importance of the coming Federal Parliament election; political extent to which informed; crucial experience for the current political attitude; most important political problems in the FRG; general attitude to parties (scale); significance of the opposition party; preferred party system; party affiliation and knowledge about the constituency candidate; most important characteristics of a representative; attitude to decision of conscience by representatives; most important level of political work; local political questions; leisure activity; media usage and political interest; preferred newspaper categories; voting intent in the Federal Parliament election 1961; behavior at the polls in earlier Reichstag, state parliament and Federal Parliament elections; intent to participate in the election; party preference of family and friends; memberships; a prisoner of war oneself; religiousness; rental relationship. Demography: regional origins; refugee status; age (classified); size of household; head of household; school education; vocational training; marital status; occupation; military service; social origins; religious denomination; sex. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; city size; type of building and condition of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-09
  • 1961-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Dortmund (DE-NW-DTM)
  • Dortmund (DE-NW-DTM)
  • Heilbronn (DE-BW-HEN)
  • Heilbronn (DE-BW-HEN)
  • Munich (DE-BY-MUC)
    Munich country
  • Munich (DE-BY-MUC)
  • Arnsberg (DE-NW-ARN)
    Arnsberg-Soest
  • Arnsberg (DE-NW-ARN)
Sampled Universe
Age: 21-79
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Note
Second wave of a three-part panel survey (see ZA Study No. 0058 and 0060). The survey was conducted parallel to a representative population survey; see ZA Study No. 0056. A split questionnaire was used.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0059 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Scheuch, Erwin K.; Wildenmann Rudolf (Hrsg.): Zur Soziologie der Wahl. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1965 (Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 9)

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Scheuch, Erwin K.; Wildenmann, Rudolf; Baumert, Gerhard (1961): Kölner Wahlstudie (Dortmund, Arnsberg-Soest, Heilbronn, München; September 1961). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0059