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International Relations (May 1956)

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

    Judgement on international relations and the new Soviet government. Topics: Attitude to West German neutrality; attitude to a western policy of strength; judgement on the destruction of the Stalin Myth; judgement on the increased travel activity of Bulganin and Khruschev; assessment of the seriousness of Soviet foreign aid for India; assumed effects of the culture offensive on the reputation of the Soviet Union; attitude to establishment of cultural and economic relations between the Soviet Union and the FRG; assessment of the actual interest of the Soviet Union as well as of the Americans in general international disarmament; reading or knowledge of American newspapers and magazines, books, films, American exhibitions and the ´Voice of America´; visit to America Houses; knowledge of visitors to America or personal travel to America; contacts with Americans since the end of the war; loans and possession of stocks; preferred investment form; local residency. Demography: membership in clubs und organizations and offices taken on there; frequency of participation in meetings and get-togethers; party preference; age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; household income; state; refugee status; possession of assets; social surroundings. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size. Also encoded was: sex of interviewer and age of interviewer; identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older.
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1839
    Number of Variables: 114
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0900 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Merritt, Anna; Merritt, Richard L. (Hrsg.): Public Opinion in Semisovereign Germany: HICOG Surveys 1949-1955. Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1980.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1974): Internationale Beziehungen (Mai 1956). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0900