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Kiel Election Study 1980

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Kaltefleiter, Werner (Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel)
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and judgement on parties as well as politicians. Topics: Political interest; most important political tasks in the Federal Republic and issue ability of the parties as well as politicians; judgement on the current economic situation and assessment of further economic development of the Federal Republic; party preference (first vote and second vote, ballot procedure); conduct at the last Federal Parliament election 1976; change in party voted for; certainty of one´s voting decision; reasons for one´s own voting decision; voting intent; reasons for non-participation in the election; most important aspect for election result; importance of election result for further development of the Federal Republic; assigning occupational groups to the party for which they make a particular effort; self-classification as well as classification of parties and politicians on a left-right continuum; judgement on the capability as well as sympathy scale for parties and top politicians; party inclination and party identification; reasons and time of change of party inclination; most important political event; knowledge and judgement on the existence of the Green Lists; knowledge about internal party conflict among the Greens; basic readiness to vote for the Greens; attitude to nuclear power plants; judgement on the conduct of politicians in the election campaign; sources of information about politicians and parties; most important politicians; preference for chancellor. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; is there a works council in the company; income; household income; source of income; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; self-assessment of social class; memberships; union membership; personal membership in the works council; earlier and current offices; church office; number of persons in household with their own income; possession of a telephone; number of eligible voters in household; city size. Interviewer rating: length of interview and date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-09 / 1980-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1524
    Number of Variables: 179
Note
The investigations archived under ZA Study Nos. 1391 to 1396 and 1399 were also conducted in the framework of the same project and with comparable question formulations
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1398 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Kaltefleiter, Werner: Über die Polarisierung der Politik: Die Bundestagswahl vom 5. Oktober 1980. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte B 18/81 vom 2. Mai 1981, S. 3-13.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 73 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Kaltefleiter, Werner (1985): Kieler Wahlstudie 1980. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1398