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Political Attitudes (April 1965)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Extent to which informed about parties, government and current political questions. Topics: Self-classification of political extent to which informed; mentioning political slogans or election campaign mottos and assignment to the parties; knowledge about the emergency laws and the content of the Hallstein Doctrine; listing all members of the Federal Government; naming different opinions between government and opposition; personal understanding of democracy; association with the ´Reds´; party preference; satisfaction with standard of living; religious tie. Demography: age (classified); marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; manner of housing and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
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: 1757
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0696 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim (1965): Politische Einstellungen (April 1965). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.