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The Municipal Power Structure in a Commuter Municipality

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Beckers, Hans-Joachim (Köln)
Publication Date
  • H. J. Beckers, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
  • Abstract

    Municipal power structure in a commuter municipality and local ties of respondent. Topics: Judgement on situation and development of the municipality; characterization of the image of the municipality; naming leadership personalities, opinion leaders and the most influential persons or groupings in local politics; identification of cleavages; attitude to the commuter problem; reasons for occupation with municipality matters; membership in clubs and organizations; support of political candidates; personal position in municipality; gathering information on local and national politics; reading newspapers; party preference. Demography: age; religious denomination; school education; occupation; place of birth.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-08 / 1966-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Homberg (DE-NW-HBO)
Sampled Universe
Potential leaders of the municipality according to the position, reputation and issue approach.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 56
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0280 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Beckers, Hans-Joachim: Die kommunale Machtstruktur in einer Pendlergemeinde. Köln, Universität, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwiss. Fak., Diss., 1968

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Beckers, Hans-Joachim (1966): Die kommunale Machtstruktur in einer Pendlergemeinde. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.