Political Questions (Relations with France)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • International politics and organisation
  • Abstract

    Stereotype ideas about France and judgement on German-French relations. Topics: Attitudes to France and the image of the French (Bogardus scale); personal negative experiences with the French; personal contact with the French and interest in France; knowledge about France; duration and reasons of visits to France; loss of a close person in the war in France; assumed third-party image of the French of Germany; judgement on the mistrust of the French regarding the Germans; assessment of German-French relations; desire for good cooperation with France and perceived obstacles to agreement; naming enemies of the FRG; preferred Western European travel country; attitude to a leadership role of the FRG in Europe; knowledge of foreign languages; judgement on one´s own economic situation; attitude to a strong national party; most favorable number of parties for the FRG; party preference; political attitude of father; social origins; religiousness; self-assessment of social class; membership in clubs, trade unions and organizations as well as functions taken on; local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; political orientation; state; regional origins; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1954-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin, without Saarland
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 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: 1727
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0446 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21