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ZUMABUS 3 (1979)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
  • Weill, S. (Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.)
  • ZUMA, Mannheim
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
Description
  • Abstract

    The ZUMABUS has the following main survey focus areas: 1. Political attitudes, election research, 2. Attitudes to democracy, 3. Occupational prestige, 4. ZUMA standard demography. Topics: 1. Political attitudes: judgement on one´s own economic situation as well as assessment of the current economic situation of the Federal Republic; most important political problems of the Federal Republic and classification of the significance of selected political questions on a scale; assessment of the issue ability of the parties; party preference (ballot procedure, first vote and second vote); preferred and rejected federal chancellor; the significance of Helmut Schmidt, Franz Josef Strauss and Helmut Kohl for the eligibility of the respective parties. 2. Attitudes to democracy: satisfaction with democracy in the Federal Republic; self-assessment of social class; conduct of the government in the sense of special interest groups; trust in the Federal Government; attitude to a tax party and an environmental protection party; expected performance of such parties; self-classification on a left-right continuum; sympathy scale for the CDU, CSU, SPD and FDP as well as for the politicians Schmidt, Kohl, Genscher, Brandt and Strauss; general judgement on the social-liberal coalition as well as opposition in Bonn; intensity of party identification; intent to participate in the European Election; preferred party in the European Election; preference for voting for personalities or voting according to party points of view at the level of municipal elections, Federal Parliament elections and European Elections; expected role of the European Parliament; attitude to a one-party system; attitude to increased demonstrations in Bonn; attitude to a prohibition of the DKP; attitude to free expression of opinion (scale); assessment of the abilities necessary to become a member of Parliament; judgement on the waste of money in Bonn; attitude to a grand coalition; understanding of democracy (scale). 3. Occupational prestige: assessment of the social standing of selected occupations (scale). Demography: ZUMA Standard Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; area of business of company; company size; sources of income; residential status; voting behavior in the last federal parliament election; regional origins; union membership. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; housing situation; presence of other persons during interview; reliability of respondent; length of interview; date of interview; sex of interviewer; age of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-03
Geographic Coverage
Sampled Universe
Research area: FRG incl. West Berlin.
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: 2012
    Number of Variables: 283
Note
The remaining ZUMABUSSE are archived under the following Nos.: ZUMABUS 1 - 1976 (ZA Study No. 0861) ZUMABUS 2 - 1977 (ZA Study No. 0814) ZUMABUS 4 - 1979 (ZA Study No. 1017) ZUMABUS 5 - 1980 (ZA Study No. 1225) ZUMABUS 6 - 1982 (ZA Study No. 1226) ZUMABUS 7 - 1984 (ZA Study No. 1336) ZUMABUS 8 - 1984 (ZA Study No. 1337) ZUMABUS 9 - 1985 (ZA Study No. 1338) Parts of the ZUMA standard demography have been summarized in a time series and archived under ZA Study No. 1233.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1224 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2014-09-10

Wildenmann, Rudolf; Weill, S.; ZUMA, Mannheim (1985): ZUMABUS 3 (1979). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1224