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International Relations (June 1961, Germany, Form A)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitude to questions of international policy and the competition of the great powers. Topics: Attitude to various countries, the American military, foreign aid, prohibition of nuclear weapons tests, disarmament, the use of force in the Berlin question and race problems in the USA; ideas about East or West orientation of the FRG; judgement on the Soviet and American leadership role as well as foreign and defense policy; agreement of basic interests of the FRG and the USA; trust in NATO and the allies; achievement status and significance of science in the USSR in comparison to the USA in the areas medicine, atomic energy, mathematics, astronomy and space travel; interest in international policy; attitude to the conduct of the Americans in Laos; personal opinion leadership in political questions; party preference. Demography: age (classified); sex; school education; occupation; state. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 21 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 572
ZA Study No.0381 contains the data of the parallel form (Form B) of the split questionnaire. The study is part of an international comparative investigation; the summarized description is archived under ZA Study No. 2126.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0380 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1969): Internationale Beziehungen (Juni 1961, Deutschland, Form A). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.