High School Graduates in Schleswig-Holstein 1981

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Kiel (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Information society
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Political knowledge and political interest of high school graduates in Schleswig-Holstein. Topics: interest in political and economic topics; media usage to obtain information about political and economic questions; frequency of understanding problems in reports in the media; perceived opportunities of political participation and personal political involvement (scales); intensity and length of membership in associations or initiatives, relative to respondent as well as his parents; social studies courses attended at the high school level; actual main focus and topic areas and those personally desired; general judgement on social studies instruction; presentation techniques used in structuring instruction; differentiated recording of general political knowledge (scale); personal political ability; evaluation of political institutions, political areas and parties; effectiveness of political control; judgement on the contribution of political institutions and organizations to political control; political influence by social groups; political influence by voting; representation of interests by parties represented in the Federal Parliament; judgement on realization of freedom of speech in the Federal Republic; left-right classification of all parties as well as of father and mother as well as of respondent himself; classification of ideology items; knowledge about National Socialism and groups persecuted by NS; knowledge about the Middle East Conflict and the UN; political mistrust (scale); authoritarianism (scale); economic attitudes and knowledge about national economic connections; understanding of democracy (scale). Demography: age; sex; religious denomination; living with parents; housing situation; city size; name, address and size of school, school city and size of school city; school type; class size; occupational position of parents; move in the last three years.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-04 / 1981-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
Sampled Universe
High school graduates of 1981
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 656
    Number of Variables: 225
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1400 (Type: ZA-No.)

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