Social Structures and Political Attitudes in Hamburg

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • 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
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; intent to participate in the election for metropolitian council and Federal Parliament election; party preference in the metropolitian council or Federal Parliament election (Sunday question and rank order procedure); certainty of one´s voting decision and behavior at the polls in the last metropolitian council and Federal Parliament election; sympathy scale for the parties in Hamburg and the Federal Republic as well as leading politicians; satisfaction with government and opposition; assumed probability and attitude to taking seats in metropolitian council by FDP or GAL; attitude to an absolute majority for one party; preferred first mayor and government coalition; preferred conduct of the SPD in view of possible formation of government with GAL or FDP; self-classification on a left-right continuum; attitude to a statement of willingness to form a coalition before or after the election; preferred coalition partner for the FDP; behavior at the polls given a statement of willingness to form a coalition of the FDP in favor of the CDU or SPD; knowledge about the decision of the Hamburg FDP not to make a statement of willingness to form a coalition before the election; most important problems of Hamburg; satisfaction with the Bonn government coalition; attitude to nuclear power plants; union membership; social mobility. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; union membership; number of persons in household 18 years old and older; size of household; degree of relationship of respondent to head of household; characterization of residential surroundings according to occupational groups; comparison of personal occupational position and that of one´s own father; comparison of occupational position of husband and that of one´s own father. Interviewer rating: date of interview; place of interview. Also encoded was: sample point.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in the election for metropolitian council
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1034
Comparable state election studies are archived from other states.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1556 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22