Political Protest in the Federal Republic of Germany (Unemployed)
- INFRATEST, München
- INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
- Political Attitudes and Behavior
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Social behaviour and attitudes
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
AbstractInclination toward political extremism among younger unemployed with and without university education. Political attitudes, political participation and judgement on parties as well as government. Occupational career and reasons for unemployment. Ideas about company co-determination. Topics: information on occupational situation or earlier occupation; occupation sought; most important criteria for work satisfaction; vocational training; type, size and area of business of last company; length of company employment; frequency of change of company and occupation; reason for one´s own unemployment; earlier unemployment and length of unemployment; assessment of the chances for a desired job; satisfaction with last job, colleagues and superiors; conversation with the works council in the lay-off; actual and ideal criteria for occupational success; desired main focus in co-determination of employees; forms of participation in company co-determination processes; judgement on the economic situation in the FRG; perceived forms of inner-company and political protest; interest in politics; pleasure in political discussions; discussion partners; understanding of democracy (scale); trust in political leadership (scale); population groups with unjustified privileged position in society; postmaterialism; attitude to the welfare state (scale); organizations and associations in which the respondent finds his personal interests preserved and associations that act against his interests; sympathy scale for the parties and personal attitudes to and willingness to participate in selected forms of political participation; judgement on the effectiveness of political participation; attitudes to use of violence to achieve political goals; contacts with the police, court and other authorities; characterization of the parties DKP, NPD, KPD and KBW; trust in the political system; necessity of trade unions; feeling of dependence on others in the structuring of one´s own life; hiring political extremists in the civil service; fear of the future and depression; satisfaction with economic and political conditions in the Federal Republic. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; vocational training; employment; household income; sources of income; self-assessment on a left-right continuum and in comparison with one´s own position five years ago; party inclination; party identification; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; party preference (ballot procedure); media usage; interest in politics of father and mother; party support by father; assessment of position of father, mother and the majority of friends on a left-right continuum. Interviewer rating: length of interview.
1976-11 / 1976-12
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 307
- ZA1095 (Type: ZA-No.)
Infratest Wirtschaftsforschung (Hrsg.): Politischer Protest in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Beiträge zur sozialempirischen Untersuchung des Extremismus. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 1980.
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22