ALLBUS/GGSS 1990 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1990)
- GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
- Allerbeck, Klaus R. (Universität Frankfurt) (Researcher)
- Mayer, Karl U. (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin) (Researcher)
- Müller, Walter (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Opp, Karl-Dieter (Universität Hamburg) (Researcher)
- Pappi, Franz U. (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Scheuch, Erwin K. (Universität Köln) (Researcher)
- Ziegler, Rolf (Universität München) (Researcher)
- INFAS, Bonn (Data Collector)
- Society, Culture
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Social behaviour and attitudes
- Law, crime and legal systems
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
- Social stratification and groupings
AbstractSocial monitoring of trends in attitudes, behavior, and societal change in the Federal Republic of Germany. The main topics in 1990 are: 1.) Attitudes towards the government, government measures, administration, and social conflicts 2.) Attitudes towards and contacts with foreign guest-workers (Gastarbeiter) 3.) Questions on AIDS (HIV) 4.) Deviant behavior and sanctions 5.) Other topics 6.) ALLBUS-Demography 7.) Data on the interview (paradata) 8.) Role of government II (ISSP 1990) 9.) Added value Topics: 1.) Attitudes towards the government, government measures, administration, and social conflicts: opinion on the behavior of administration towards the citizen; opinion on minor offenses; attitude towards politicians; perceived conflicts of interest between selected groups in the Federal Republic; assessments of the present and future economic situation in Germany; assessment of present and future personal economic situation; evaluation of social justice; attitude towards increased social services versus tax cuts, official regulations, and administration; attitude towards the unification of the two German states; attitude towards nuclear energy, towards the death penalty for terrorist acts of violence, and towards more public services under private ownership. 2.) Attitudes towards and contacts with foreign guest-workers (Gastarbeiter): scale of attitudes towards foreigners; contacts with foreign guest-workers within the family, at work, in the neighborhood, or among friends; advantages and disadvantages of the presence of foreign guest-workers in the FRG; attitude towards immigrants; immigration restrictions for east Germans and for eastern European ethnic Germans moving to the Federal Republic, asylum seekers and labor from EC or non-EC countries; advantages and disadvantages from the influx of eastern European ethnic Germans and East Germans. 3.) Questions on AIDS (HIV): knowledge about AIDS; attitude towards higher health insurance fees for those infected with AIDS; attitude towards dismissal of infected employees and towards entry refusal for foreigners infected with AIDS; support of a central registration requirement; estimate of personal risk of infection; personal protective measures against infection; personal acquaintance with people infected with AIDS. 4.) Deviant behavior and sanctions: opinion on various deviant acts with reference to their reprehensibility and the degree to which they deserve prosecution (two split versions using different formulations); questions about the legality of deviant activities; readiness to report various offenses; assessment of probability of being caught committing various crimes; own victimization; respect of the law; lowering the crime rate through severer punishment; the most important purpose of sanctions; self-reported deviant behavior; probability of engaging in various deviant acts in the future. 5.) Other topics: importance of life aspects; trust in fellow men and politicians, social pessimism and orientation towards the future (anomia); friends (ego-centered networks), including information on kinship, occupational position, party preference of and mutual familiarity between friends or acquaintances; attitudes towards abortion; political interest; postmaterialism (importance of law and order, fighting rising prices, free expression of opinions, and influence on governmental decisions); political participation; self-placement on a left-right continuum; self-assessment of social class; party preference; voting behavior. 6.) ALLBUS-Demography: Details about the respondent: gender; month and year of birth, age; length of residence in the FRG; geographical origin; place of residence (federal state, administrative region, size of municipality, Boustedt-type of municipality); religious denomination, frequency of church attendance; voting intention (Sonntagsfrage); vote in last elections; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation, industrial sector, affiliation to public service, supervisory functions, working hours per week; date of termination of full- or part-time employment; length of unemployment; principal source of livelihood; details about former occupation; respondent´s income; marital status; possession of driver´s license. Details about respondent´s current spouse: age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current and former occupation respectively; date of termination of full- or part-time employment. Details about respondent´s former spouse: details about current occupation. Details about respondent´s steady extra-marital partner: common household; month and year of birth, age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current and former occupation respectively. Details about respondent´s parents: general education and vocational training of father and mother; father´s occupation. Composition of household: size of household; number of persons older than 17 in household (reduced size of household); household income; type of dwelling, telephone. Details about household members: relation to respondent; gender; month and year of birth, age; marital status. Respondent´s current memberships (Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB, blue-collar union), Deutsche Angestelltengewerkschaft (DAG, white-collar union), Christlicher Gewerkschaftsbund (CGB, Christian union), Union Leitender Angestellter (ULA, association of managers), Deutscher Beamtenbund (DBB, public service union), farmer´s association, trade association, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI, association of German industry), association of a liberal profession, other occupational association; choral society, sports club, leisure activity club, local history or community club, other social association, association of German expellees or refugees, charitable association, religious/church organization, youth or student organization, political party, citizens´ action group, other club or association). 7.) Data on the interview (paradata): presence of other people during the interview and their relationship to the respondent; intervention of other people in the course of the interview; length of interview; date of interview; gender of interviewer; age of interviewer; identification of interviewer. 8.) Role of government II (ISSP): attitude towards the observance of laws; attitude towards selected forms of protest against the government; attitude towards freedom of speech for revolutionaries and ethnocentrists; attitude towards police intervention in the private sphere to prevent crimes; attitude towards a miscarriage of justice; attitude on revolutionaries, ethnocentrists, and protesters; attitude towards tax fairness and towards income redistribution by the government; views of government intervention in the economy; attitude towards change in government spending for selected political tasks; priority for fighting inflation or creating more jobs; opinion on the power of trade unions, business and industry, and the government; attitude towards trade unions; desired degree of government intervention in selected areas of the economy; opinions on the responsibility of the government regarding various political tasks; equality of opportunity for both sexes in various areas; attitude towards improvement of the position of women by the government. 9.) Added value: Inglehart-index; family typology, classification of private households (according to Porst and Funk); International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO 1968); occupational prestige (according to Treiman); magnitude prestige (according to Wegener); occupational meta-classification (according to Terwey); class position (according to Goldthorpe); weights.
1990-03 / 1990-05
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Face-to-face interview: PAPI
Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Personal interview with standardized questionnaire (PAPI - Paper and Pencil Interviewing), additional self-completion questionnaire (drop off) for ISSP
Number of Units: 3051
Number of Variables: 563
- ZA1800 (Type: ZA-No.)
- ALLBUS (Type: FDZ)
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Alba, Richard; Schmidt, Peter; Wasmer, Martina (Hrsg.): Germans or Foreigners? Attitudes Towards Ethnic Minorities in Post-Reunification Germany. New York und Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan 2003.
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