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Social Structures and Political Attitudes in Baden-Wuerttemberg (November 1987)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
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
1988
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) at state and federal level; certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament and Federal Parliament elections; parties one cannot vote for; sympathy scale for the parties at state and federal level; satisfaction with the state government and opposition (scale); sympathy scale for state and federal politicians; agreement of one´s own personal interests with those of a party; attitude to taking seats in state parliament by the FDP and the Greens; preferred government coalition and preference for prime minister; attitude to an absolute majority for the CDU; judgement on the reliability of the FDP as coalition partner for the CDU; assumed position of the FDP in a CDU/FDP coalition; self-assessment as well as classification of the parties on a left-right continuum; judgement on the general economic situation in Baden-Wuerttemberg and comparison with the economic situation in the rest of the Federal Republic; assumed economic development in Baden-Wuerttemberg; judgement on the efforts of the state government to support one´s own region, of large businesses, of small companies as well as of Greater Stuttgart; issue relevance; issue competence of the parties and possible state governments; attitude to tax reform and assumed group with a higher relief; effects of tax reform on tax equity; consent with the form of financing the tax reform; attitude to expansion of the Stuttgart airport; judgement on the situation of farmers and wine-growers in the state; personal responsibility or institution responsible for the bad situation of farmers and wine-growers; judgement on support of farmers by the state government; agriculture or wine-growing as second occupation; attitude to a stop in the influx of foreigners, making abortion more difficult, intensification of criminal law regarding demonstrations as well as abandoning nuclear energy (scale); judgement on the attitude of parties on these topics (scale); assumed election winner; assumed absolute majority for the CDU; knowledge about the election procedure. Demography: year of birth and month of birth; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; assessment of personal occupational position in comparison to that of father; number of persons 18 years old and older in household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; union memberships in household. Also encoded was: administrative district and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in a state parliament election
Sampling
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: 1006
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1658 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (1988): Gesellschaftliche Strukturen und politische Einstellungen in Baden-Württemberg (November 1987). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1658