Political Attitudes (Moscow Trip of Adenauer)

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

    Satisfaction with the government of Adenauer and attitude to the Moscow visit shortly after the trip of Adenauer. Topics: Attitude to Adenauer and establishing diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union; knowledge about the Moscow visit and assessment of the negotiation skill of the Sowjets; judgement on the outcome of the Moscow trip; attitude to reunification as well as assessment of the chances of reunification; influence of the Moscow trip on the reputation of Adenauer; judgement on and knowledge about the details of the agreement on exchange of prisoners; attitude to rearmament of the FRG; knowledge about the conference about nuclear questions and the German-American exchange program; membership in a club, a party or a trade union and honorary functions exercised; party preference. Demography: age (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupation; income; household income; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without Saarland
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1098
    Number of Variables: 67
The Berlin population is over-represented in the data set.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0592 (Type: ZA-No.)

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