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Interactions between Political and Economic Attitudes of the Population of Berlin

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Schreiber, Klaus
Publication Date
  • Institut Berlin-Test, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Economics
  • Abstract

    Trust in the political as well as economic future of Berlin and judgement on the Berlin policies. Topics: Judgement on the situation of Berlin and the chances of reunification of Germany; attitude to those leaving Berlin and personal intent to move away from Berlin; assessment of the tie of Berlin to the FRG; trust in the western powers; attitude to Willy Brandt, Ludwig Erhard and Konrad Adenauer; political knowledge; attitude to the multi-party system; fear of world war and economic crisis; attitude to Eastern recommendations to solve the Berlin question; judgement on the developments of prices and income; attitude to the social market economy; vacation trips; interest in fashion; personal opinion leadership in the area of politics and fashion; consumption and saving; real savings; installment purchases; personally maintaining a supply of food; club membership of respondent and his parents; self-assessment of social class; length of residence in Berlin; perception of advertising broadcasts; television habits; party preference; social ties; visits by relatives; lie questions. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; political discussion; self-assessment of social class; city size; regional origins; refugee status; media usage.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1963-06 / 1964-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 14 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3576
The current data set contains the data of a trend survey. In the specified time period 11 surveys with approx. 300 interviews each were conducted. Split questionnaires with slight text variations were used. For technical data-processing reasons the data set has been separated into several archive numbers and comprises ZA Study Nos. 0382-0392. See also ZA Study Nos. 0534 to 0537.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0382 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schreiber, Klaus: Führung und Bevölkerung in der Berlin-Krise: Zwischenbericht I + II. Berlin: hektographierte Forschungsberichte 1963 und 1965

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

Schreiber, Klaus (1964): Wechselwirkungen zwischen politischen und ökonomischen Haltungen der Berliner Bevölkerung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.