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Politics in Baden-Wuerttemberg (1978)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R. (Wissenschaftliche Betriebseinheit Methodologie, Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt)
Publication Date
1982
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Political attitudes. Topics: Judgement on the general and one´s own economic situation; attitude to the free market economy; preference for more individual initiative or government influence; importance of selected government tasks and political goals; judgement on the safety of nuclear power plants; comparison of the economic situation as well as the school situation in the state with the other states; security of the citizen from crimes; satisfaction with the state government (scale); attitude to the one-party government of the CDU at state level and a two-party system; preference for prime minister; party preference at federal and state level (Sunday question); most important criteria for the voting decision; knowledge about the date of the state parliament election; interest in the CSU or the Greens as fourth party; assessment of the election chances of the Greens, measured on the 5%-hurdle; party one cannot vote for; sympathy scale for the regional top politicians as well as the CDU, CSU, SPD and FDP; assumption of a current CDU majority in the population; coalition preference after the next state parliament election; judgement on Filbinger´s resignation; attitude to thriftiness; preferred position of women in society (scale); interest in local reporting in the media; judgement on the job of the members of parliament; fair distribution of economic profits in the Federal Republic; assessment of discrimination against women in employment and attitude to a law against this discrimination; most able party against discrimination against women; familiarity and assessment of the importance of elections for the European Parliament in comparison with the Federal Parliament election; most important fundamental values of democracy; assessment of the influence of selected special interest groups on German politics; self-assessment and assessment of the parties as liberal, conservative or socialist; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; attitude to radicals in the civil service (scale) and screening loyalty to the constitution before hiring in the civil service; one´s own children in school and form of school currently attended; satisfaction with the school or changes desired; satisfaction with the government coalition in Bonn and preferred coalitions; most sympathetic politicians at state and federal level; judgement on youth unemployment as problem and personal impact; self-assessment of social class; party inclination and party identification; judgement on the terrorism laws and assessment of the jeopardy to the nation as well as the citizens from terrorism (scale); religiousness; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament and state parliament election; political interest; date of birth; behavior at the polls 20 years ago in the Federal Parliament election with Adenauer and the state parliament election with Kurt-Georg Kiesinger as prime minister in Baden-Wuerttemberg; memberships. Demography: sex; date of birth; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of attending church; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; type of company; company size; income; income of spouse; household composition; social origins; type of income; employment of spouse; occupational position of spouse; occupation of spouse; school education of spouse. Interviewer rating: type of building; type of city; residence and business building; presence of other persons during interview and their degree of relationship to respondent; intervention of other persons in interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; reliability of responses; length of interview. Also encoded was: sex of interviewer; age of interviewer and whether the interviewer had to explain the term ´second vote´ to the respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 948
    Number of Variables: 233
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1040 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Allerbeck, Klaus: Die alte und die neue FDP: Historische Vergleichsdaten zur Entwicklung der Wählerschaft in Baden-Württemberg. In: Albertin, Lothar (Hrsg.): Politischer Liberalismus in der Bundesrepublik. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1980, S. 151-168.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Allerbeck, Klaus R. (1982): Politik in Baden-Württemberg (1978). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1040