States Study in Autumn 1973

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Gabler, Monika (Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Alfter/Bonn)
Publication Date
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties, politics and politicians. Topics: assessment of current and future economic situation of the Federal Republic; political interest; memory of most important political news of the past; politician with most influence on these events; preferred federal chancellor; most important political tasks in the Federal Republic; characterization of political conduct of the SPD/FDP coalition as well as of the CDU/CSU; rank order of party sympathies; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU/CSU and the FDP; company or government apprentice training; preferred politicians in leadership of the CDU/CSU; assignment of earnings from increase in value of property to private owners or the government; party allegiance; issue ability of the CDU/CSU and of the SPD; attitude to employment of radicals in the civil service; assessment of significance and influence of political institutions in the FRG; significance of these institutions for personal areas of life; attitude to the Jusos {young socialists} and expected influence on the SPD as well as the government; ideas about the distribution of entrepreneur profits; understanding of the term co-determination; attitude to co-determination in companies; preferred composition of supervisory boards as well as structuring of employee co-determination; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1972; behavior at the polls of spouse; attitudes to various areas of life, politics, self-determination, morals and occupational success as well as in politics; achievement orientation (scale); relationship between federal and state government; religiousness; home exile; membership in a trade union. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; number of recipients of income; household income; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; social origins; city size; state; possession of telephone. Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in interview; presence of other persons during interview; residential surroundings; number of contact attempts; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-09 / 1973-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1770
See also the other states studies archived under ZA Study Nos. 1127 and 1236.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1322 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22