Elite Study Reutlingen

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Siewert, Hans-Jörg (Soziologisches Seminar, Universität Tübingen)
Publication Date
  • Soziologisches Seminar, Universitaet Tuebingen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elites and leadership
  • Abstract

    Local political views, possibilities to influence, balance of power and communication network of local the elite in Reutlingen. Topics: importance of local disputes; judgement on room for autonomous decision by the city and most effective special interest associations; identification of special interest groups in the city; consideration of the parties for certain groupings; naming the person with the greatest influence and the greatest power in the city; private and business communication partners; friendships; memberships and offices accepted; most important aids to achieve local influence; judgement on a series of local issues such as e.g. mayor election, youth center, establishment of an industry area and co-determination at the city works; personal participation in local political decision-making processes and identification of the groups involved; political and ideological orientation of respondent; understanding of democracy; attitude to nuclear power plants and the market economy. Demography: regional and social origins; party membership; party preference; voting behavior at the last mayor election; age; sex; religious denomination; school education; occupation; state; present and past offices held; memberships. Interviewer rating: length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-06 / 1975-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Local elite according to reputation and position.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 104
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0997 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Siewert, Hans-Jörg: Lokale Elitesysteme: Ein Beitrag zur Theoriediskussion in der COMMUNITY-POWER-FORSCHUNG und ein Versuch zur empirischen Überprüfung. Königstein/Ts.:Hain 1979. (Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien zur Stadt- und Regionalpolitik, Band 12).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22