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Federal Parliament Election 1976 (Panel: 3rd Wave, August 1976)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
1981
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (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

    Attitude to political and economic questions. Judgement on parties and politicians in view of the next Federal Parliament election. The significance of candidates for chancellor. Topics: most important political events of the past; ability of the parties to solve problems; party preference (ballot procedure); most important political task in the state and party with the greatest ability to solve this at state level; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election (first vote and second vote); satisfaction with government and opposition; judgement on the economic situation in the FRG as well as its development; expected price development and income development; current and earlier savings habits; assessment of the development of the standard of living; personal impact of unemployment; assessment of the general economic situation as crisis and judgement on its significance; personal impact of the economic crisis; parties as representation of interests of selected social groups; agreement of one´s own political opinion with selected politicians and assessment of the agreement of these politicians with their parties (scale); interest in politics; party inclination; comparison of the two candidates for chancellor Kohl and Schmidt regarding their representation of interests for selected social groups; preference for federal chancellor; assessment of the victory chances of the two candidates for chancellor; image of the candidates for chancellor (semantic differentials); coalition preference; self-assessment of social class; candidates for chancellor or party as most important criterion for one´s own voting decision; trust in selected government and democratic institutions as well as information on changes in trust in these institutions; satisfaction with the political situation in the country; ability of the candidates for chancellor; party with the better government team; most important political tasks; solution recommendations for the most important tasks; most important election campaign news; significance of the election campaign. Demography: age; sex; marital status; position in household; employment; occupational satisfaction; judgement on occupational prospects; car possession; possession of a telephone; possession of durable economic goods; possession of property, house, life insurance and financial investments; size of household; household income; number of income recipients; social mobility. Interviewer rating: type of residential building; interest of the respondent in interview; assessment of the degree of difficulty of the interview for the respondent; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Sampling
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2273
    Number of Variables: 280
Note
The current data set is part of a panel survey extending over several years and 3 waves; see ZA Study Nos. 1133 and 1134.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1135 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Oberndörfer, Dieter (Hrsg.): Wahlverhalten in der BRD: Studien zu ausgewählten Problemen der Wahlforschung aus Anlaß der Bundestagswahl 1976. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot 1978.
  • Eltermann, Ludolf K.: Kanzler und Oppositionsführer in der Wählergunst: Empirische Untersuchungsergebnisse zum Bild der Spitzenpolitiker in der Bevölkerung der Bundesrepublik von 1971 bis 1976. Stuttgart: Verlag Bonn Aktuell 1980. (Studien zur Politik Band 4, herausgegeben im Auftrag der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1981): Bundestagswahl 1976 (Panel: 3. Welle, August 1976). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1135