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Attitudes to Left-Wing and Right-Wing Radicalism (September 1969)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Seminar für politische Wissenschaft, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Ideology
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Attitude to radical political views. Topics: Assumed influence of special interest groups on politics in the FRG; judgement on politicians as parliamentary representative and on social equal opportunities in the FRG; assessment of personal participation in the advantages of the economic miracle; judgement on the realization of democracy in the FRG; use of violence in political conflict; sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP, NPD, DKP, for a class-struggle party and for a party outside of parliament; attitude to homosexuality and the death penalty for sex criminals; assumed goals of the NPD and the DKP; attitude to National Socialism, recognition of the GDR, the Oder-Neisse Line, demonstrations against the Vietnam war, the invasion in Czechoslovakia, the trade unions and the student movement (scale); attitude to large private businesses, the international interconnection of the German economy and to investments of American companies in the FRG; attitude to innovations and the future; political interest and political knowledge; tolerance; scales: dogmatism, democracy and nationalism; criteria for professional success and positively valued characteristics; change of political opinion; personal opinion leadership; size of circle of friends; party preference; membership in organizations and a party. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household; self-assessment of social class; social surroundings.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Respondents from previous studies.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Specific sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 702
The respondents of this survey were also interviewed in ZA Study Nos. 0496 and 0497. An assignment in the sense of a panel survey is not possible. The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0498 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

Seminar für politische Wissenschaft, Universität zu Köln (1969): Einstellungen zu Links- und Rechtsradikalismus (September 1969). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.