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Political Attitudes (East-West Relations)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
1974
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to reunification of Germany and to NATO as well as judgement on the situation in Berlin. Topics: Judgement on the function of NATO; assessment of the seriousness of the situation in Berlin and assumed conduct of the Soviet Union, the western powers as well as especially the Americans in case of a supervision of Berlin access by the GDR; Berlin crisis as cause for a new war; judgement on the importance of an international conference and recommendation of the topics to be dealt with; importance and chances of reunification; attitude to a reduction in East-West tensions by the so-called disengagement; significance of western troops for the security of the Federal Republic; assessment of the danger of a nuclear war from the Berlin crisis; party preference; local residency. Demography: age (classified); marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; income; household income; party membership; present and past offices held; membership. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1959-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without Saarland, incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 - 79 years old
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1126
    Number of Variables: 95
Note
The Berlin population is over-represented in the data set.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0593 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 83 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1974): Politische Einstellungen (Ost-West-Beziehungen). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0593