Determinants of Political Participation (Three Renovation City Areas in North Rhine-Westphalia)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Oppermann, Reinhard (Seminar für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Bonn)
Publication Date
  • INFAS, Bonn-Bad Godesberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Political participation of persons affected by city renovation in Cologne, Oberhausen and Wuppertal. Topics: Political interest and interest in the renovation; primary source of information about renovation measures; communication in social surroundings about the renovation; personal impact from renovation measures by demolition or renovation of the building; judgement on the current status of renovation recommendations; attitude to protest events against the renovation measures; personal participation in protest events; type of needs to be considered in city renovations; naming the political group that currently has decision-making function in the renovation and should have it in the ideal case; judgement on the conduct of organizations in the renovation; local residency. Scales: Attitude to political participation, political alienation, passive participation in politics, individual political activity and political commitment. Demography: Memberships and functions and offices taken on; age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; head of household; self-assessment of social class; social origins; present and past offices held.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-11
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    Cologne Severin Quarter
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    Oberhausen Eisenheim
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
German residents (18 years old and older) of the respective renovation area.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 787
On the same topic see also ZA Study No. 0948. In part the same questions and scales were used.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0949 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Nelles, Wilfried; Oppermann, Reinhard: Stadtsanierung und Bürgerbeteiligung. Göttingen: Schwartz Verlag 1979.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22