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Social-Political Problems in the View of Baden-Wuerttemberg Workers

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Social Policy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and expectations of workers in view of a series of current social-political and national economic problems. Topics: Judgement on economic development and personal situation (Katona questions); perceived signs of an economic down-turn; comparison of standard of living of selected countries; the one responsible for the economic miracle; attitude to the appeals for moderation by Erhard; preferred government interventions in the economic area; attitude to trade unions and their role as workers´ representative; assumed interests of trade union functionaries; perceived influence and success of trade unions; preferred mediation authority; attitude to strike and lock-out; personal participation in a ballot and voting for a strike; strike goals and strike outcomes; assessment of the worker and employer relationship; significance of social services in the choice of position; work satisfaction and satisfaction with income; wage equity; savings goals; judgement on the economic consequences of wage increases; understanding of the wage price spiral; assessment of the consequences of automation; attitude to the EEC; membership in a trade union; proportion of union members at work; company size. Demography: marital status; occupation; religious denomination; age; school education; vocational training; income; household income; sex. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1963-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-79.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of workers and employees in private industry.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1014
    Number of Variables: 110
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0087 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • DIVO: Löhne und Preise im Urteil der Arbeitnehmer: Ergebnisse aus einer Untersuchung über "Sozialpolitische Probleme in der Sicht Baden-Württembergischer Arbeitnehmer". Frankfurt: Selbstverlag 1963

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1963): Sozialpolitische Probleme in der Sicht baden-württembergischer Arbeitnehmer. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.