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On the Political Situation in Hesse in April 1986

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Berger, Manfred (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Schulte, Wolfgang (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
Publication Date
1986
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians before the state parliament election in Hesse. Topics: political interest; intent to participate in the state and Federal Parliament election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) at state and federal level; certainty of one´s voting decision; party one can still vote for; behavior at the polls in the last state and Federal Parliament election; parties one cannot vote for; knowledge about the parties represented in the state parliament and the governing parties; sympathy scale for the parties at state and federal level; satisfaction with state government, the governing parties as well as opposition; sympathy scale for federal and state politicians; agreement of personal interests with those of the parties; preferred government coalition and preferred prime minister; self-classification as well as classification of the parties on a left-right continuum; judgement on the general economic situation in Hesse and comparison with the economic situation in the rest of the Federal Republic; assumed economic development of Hesse; ability of the state or Federal Government to improve the economic situation of the state; issue relevance and issue ability of the parties and possible coalitions; attitude to the comprehensive school; school-age children in household; judgement on support of the Rhine-Main area or the other areas by state government; ability of the state government to influence economic development of parts of the state; attitude to the coalition government of the SPD with the Greens in Hesse as well as to a possible SPD-Greens coalition at the federal level; assessment of the stability of the SPD-Greens coalition; preferred coalition behavior of the FDP; attitude to an SPD-Greens coalition after the next state parliament election; attitude to selected social demands and concepts of an ideal society (scale); assumed election winner and preferred federal chancellor in the next Federal Parliament election; attitude to the coalition change of the FDP in the fall of 1982; self-classification of social mobility. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; respondent is head of household; size of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; union membership; number of persons in household 18 years old and older; comparison of personal occupational position or that of husband or that of one´s own father; characterization of residential surroundings according to occupational groups. Interviewer rating: city code; place of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in the state parliament election
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1538
    Number of Variables: 136
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1517 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 230 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (1986): Zur politischen Lage in Hessen im April 1986. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1517