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Workbook: Voter Behavior in the Federal Republic

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Norpoth, Helmut (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Baumert, Gerhard (DIVO, Frankfurt)
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Pappi, Franz Urban (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Selection of variables from various investigations on voter behavior in the Federal Republic. Special data set for a workbook. Topics: Issue ability of the parties; most important political topics; sympathy scale for the parties and top politicians; party preference; preference for chancellor; party inclination; religiousness; left-right classification of the parties; self-classification on a left-right continuum; political interest. Demography: head of household; age (classified); school education; religious denomination; sex; political discussion.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961 / 1976
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 766
    Number of Variables: 179
The data deal with a selection of variables and in part also a selection of cases from ZA Study Nos. 0055, 0426, 0427, 0556, 0635 to 0637 and 0823 to 0825. This data set was arranged especially for this purpose by the author of the workbook. The data are provided as an accompanying data set with this book publication.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0084 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Norpoth, Helmut: Wählerverhalten in der Bundesrepublik: Arbeitsbuch zur sozial-und politikwissenschaftlichen Lehre. Frankfurt: Campus 1980 (Beiträge zur empirischen Sozialforschung) (Arbeitsbücher zur sozialwissenschaftlichen Methodenlehre)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Norpoth, Helmut; Scheuch, Erwin K.; Baumert, Gerhard; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Pappi, Franz Urban et. al. (1986): Arbeitsbuch: Wählerverhalten in der Bundesrepublik. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.