International Relations (June 1961, Germany, Form B)

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; stereotype of USA and USSR; ideas about East or West orientation of the FRG; assessment of the danger of a world war; judgement on the seriousness of the disarmament efforts of the great powers and of the military strength of the communist as well as of the non-communist countries; agreement of basic interests of the FRG and the USA; achievement status and significance of science in the USSR in comparison to the USA in the areas of meteorology, ocean research, space research, psychology and electron research; judgement on the Peace Corps Program and the striving for independence by third world countries; trust in the allies and the leadership role of the USA; Cuba crisis; attitude to disarmament and a nuclear weapons non-proliferation treaty; personal opinion leadership in political questions; newspapers read; 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: 573
ZA Study No.0380 contains the data of the parallel form (Form A) 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
  • ZA0381 (Type: ZA-No.)

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