Municipality Study Juelich (Friends)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • Abstract

    The survey of friends of the persons surveyed in ZA Study No. 0516 contains two complexes of topics: 1. Political attitudes and 2. Social structure and friendships in a small town. Topics: The questions of this study present a subset of the questionnaire of ZA Study No. 0516: 1. Degree of familiarity of local politicians; judgement on political influence of industry, trade union and church; tax reduction versus increase in social services of the government; personal sympathy in wage conflicts; political interest; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1969 and in the municipal election 1969; party preference. 2. Naming three friends; manner of getting to know them; length of friendship; topics of conversation with these friends; demographic information on friends; party preference and opinion leadership of the friends; frequency of meeting; size of circle of friends; local ties; satisfaction with what one has achieved; memberships; religiousness; self-assessment of social class. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; school education; occupation; professional position; employment; income; head of household; social origins; place of birth; regional origins. Interviewer rating: reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; presence of other persons during interview and their family relation to respondent; interruptions of interview; type of building.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-09
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
ZA-study 0516: by male respondents declared persons as friends
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 135
    Number of Variables: 455
The current data set contains besides the responses of the "friends" interviewed here also all comparable data from the main investigation of those persons who named these "friends".
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0517 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Pappi, Franz U.: Sozialstruktur und soziale Schichtung in einer Kleinstadt mit heterogener Bevölkerung. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 25, 1973, S. 23 - 74.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22