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Attitudes to College and Politics 1969

Resource Type
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R. (Seminar für politische Wissenschaft, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wirth, Margret (Seminar für politische Wissenschaft, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Seminar fuer politische Wissenschaft, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes / opinion
  • Abstract

    Learning conditions and political as well as college political consciousness of students at the University of Cologne. Topics: Evaluation of study conditions at the Cologne university; weekly study time; interest in college politics; preference for political college groups and attitude to the SDS, APO, DKP and ADF; attitude to political positions of professors; attitude to student parlament and the political mandate of the student representative; attitude to study reform and to a greater regimentation of studies; attitude to protest actions; judgement on the effectiveness of APO actions on the political situation of the FRG; attitude to the use of force at political conflicts; election participation and behavior at the polls in the last election to the student parlament; political self-assessment and political world view; assessment of the political attitude of the majority of students; personal party preference and that of parents; sympathy scale for CDU, SPD, FDP, NPD and DFU; attitude to the emergency laws, prohibition of the NPD, recognition of the GDR, the Vietnam war, invasion of the CSSR by the USSR, Che Guevara and the Middle East Conflict; attitude to disciplining students by the college and through government sanctions; political and scientific college autonomy; attitude to political privileges for students, technical and scientific progress, the economic miracle and consumer fetishism; perceived influence of organizations and special interest organizations on German politics; satisfaction with the policies of Federal Chancellor Kiesinger; attitude to parliamentary democracy, parliamentarians and to a change in voting law; personal election campaign activities in the Federal Parliament election 1969; media usage; social origins; occupational goal; characterization of desired occupation; relation with parents and their political activities; subjects and degree sought; housing situation; religiousness. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-02 / 1969-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
Sampled Universe
Students enrolled at the University of Cologne in the winter semester 1967/68.
Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 646
    Number of Variables: 198
The study presents the second wave of a panel survey. The first wave is available under ZA Study No. 0286.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0363 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Allerbeck, Klaus: Soziologie radikaler Studentenbewegungen: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staaten. München: R. Oldenburg 1973

Update Metadata: 2019-03-23 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Allerbeck, Klaus R.; Wirth, Margret (1969): Einstellungen zu Hochschule und Politik 1969. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.