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Citizen Initiatives

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Freie Universität Berlin
Publication Date
1976
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Freie Universitaet Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Parties, Organizations
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
Description
  • Abstract

    Reasons for founding, goals and organizational characteristics of citizen initiatives. Topics: Point in time of founding and cause for the founding of the citizen initiative; development of numbers of members and sympathizers; organization form, degree of organization and frequency of meeting of the citizen initiative; financing the citizen initiative; relationship with the media, parties and politicians; cooperation with other citizen initiatives; leadership role of certain occupational groups; actions conducted; experts for special problems; field of reference or action area of the citizen initiative; degree of impact of the founding members; goal definition and social target group; reasons for possible changes in goal; time expended for the work of the citizen initiative; content connection between occupation and activity in the citizen initiative; position in a party or public elective office; membership in other citizen initiatives; assessment of the reputation of the citizen initiative in the nearer vicinity; dissolution after achievement of goal.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Members in citizen initiatives.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire and partial mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 61
    Number of Variables: 97
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0921 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Freie Universität Berlin (1976): Bürgerinitiativen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0921