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Attitude to the Peace Movement

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Reuband, Karl-Heinz (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Attitude to defense policy questions, disarmament and the peace movement. Topics: political interest; knowledge about the time of installation of new medium-range nuclear missiles; attitude to installation of new nuclear missiles; perception of the new missiles as security or menace for the Federal Republic; general attitude to selected forms of protest against the new nuclear missiles and personal readiness to participate; willingness to participate in a demonstration given expected conflicts with the police; grouping with the greatest influence within the peace movement; assumed military superiority of the East or West; judgement on American and Soviet disarmament efforts; trust in the American and Soviet government with political crises in the world; party preference (Sunday question); behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election 1983; union membership; employment in the civil service. Demography: sex; age; marital status; religious denomination; respondent is person managing household; school degree; employment; current occupation or occupation last exercised; employment in the civil service; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; size of household; children in household; income recipient in household; monthly net household income; monthly net income of respondent. Also encoded was: city size; state; ZIP (postal) code; identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2096
The study is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1301 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Reuband, Karl-Heinz (1983): Einstellung zur Friedensbewegung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.