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Political Protest in the Federal Republic of Germany (Teachers and Professors)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • INFRATEST, München
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
satisfaction with life; political interest; discrimination; participation; political attitude; political activity; violence; newspaper
  • Abstract

    Inclination toward political extremism by teachers and college instructors. Political attitudes, political participation and judgement on parties as well as the government. Topics: political interest and frequency of political conversations; political participation; judgement on social justice in the FRG; most important political goals and issue-ability of the government; attitude to the welfare state (scale); self-assessment on a left-right continuum and comparison with one´s own position 5 years ago; party preference and sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, CSU, FDP, NPD, DKP, KPD, KPD/ML and KBW; personal political conduct in the last few years; attitude to use of violence and demonstrations; attitude to the conduct of the judiciary, government and police; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1972 (first vote and second vote); party ties; assessment of the dependence of politics in the FRG on special interest groups; attitude to the trade unions and extremists in the civil service; attitude to various forms of political protest; judgement on the economic situation of the FRG and one´s own economic situation; contentment with life; fear of the future and fatalism; media usage; information on presence at home or availability in the last week. In the form of extensive scales the following was surveyed: political protest potential, conventional political conduct, postmaterialism, trust in political leadership, assessment of the ability of the political system to react, assessment of personal political influence, expected effectiveness of unconventional political conduct, political deprivation and government responsibility and achievement. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupation; occupational position; household income; composition of household; respondent is head of household; memberships; telephone. Interviewer rating: weekday of interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; distance to large city; length of interview. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer and date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-05 / 1976-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Professors at teacher-training colleges or pedagogical faculties, teachers at junior high schools, secondary schools, high schools and adult education centers as well as other places of adult education that conduct political and social courses.
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 250
In the framework of the same project a representative survey of the population as well as a survey of further target groups were also conducted. These studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1092 to 1095.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1094 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Infratest Wirtschaftsforschung (Hrsg.): Politischer Protest in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Beiträge zur sozialempirischen Untersuchung des Extremismus. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 1980.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

INFRATEST, München (1976): Politischer Protest in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Lehrer und Professoren). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.