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Spring Study 1986

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians, political attitudes. Topics: confidence in the future; judgement on the economic situation in the Federal Republic and evaluation of further developments in a year; interest in politics; sources of information of political news; goals in life and basic position on life; the most important social goals (scale); party inclination; attitude to technology and acceptance of technology (scale); understanding of democracy (scale); personal swing voting; behavior at the last Federal Parliament election in 1983; satisfaction with the party elected; party preference (first and second vote, ballot system); relevance of issues; the parties´ ability in issues; judgement on the performance of the Federal Government; judgement on foreign policy; jeopardy to world peace through the USA or the Soviet Union; attitude to NATO; assessment of the future development of unemployment in the Federal Republic; preferred social system; satisfaction with unions as representatives of employees´ interests; national pride; satisfaction with democracy; self-assessment and classification of the federal parties on a left-right continuum; importance of selected moral concepts and their realization in the Federal Republic (scale); attitude to the entry of the Greens into the Federal Parliament; sympathy-scale for the federal parties; sense of duty and achievement orientation (scale); personal opinion leadership and political commitment; importance of areas of life: family, profession and leisure; attitudes to family, partnership and children (scale); ideal number of children; living together with a partner; housework and the allocation of duties within the partnership; housing situation and housing status; assessment of housing quality of residential area; frequency of moving and mobility for professional reasons; reasons for occupation; work orientation; proportion of respondent´s income in total household income; interruption of occupation for family reasons; job satisfaction and pride in one´s profession; frequency of job changing; attitude to work (scale); expectations of an ideal occupation (scale); conflict felt between family and profession; leisure needs; most important leisure activities; percentage weighting of leisure time, work and family; self-evaluation of thrift; consumption orientation; mobility within generations; the significance of religion in the parental home; personal religious orientation and attitude to religion (scale); occupation in civil service; possession of telephone; willingness to participate in a follow-up survey; consent to storing of address at the survey institute. Interviewer Rating: presence of other people during the interview and their relationship to the respondent; intervention in the interview by other people; willingness of respondent to cooperate; reliability of the respondent. Additionally encoded were: duration of interview; date of interview; sex of interviewer; size of city.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-03 / 1986-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5015
Note
For the state of North-Rhine-Westphalia a supplementary sample was taken such that a representative statement for this state is also possible (1429 respondents). For the survey area Cologne there was also an over-sampling with 359 respondents. Further Spring Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1450, 1453, 1455, 1501-1504, 1506, 1507, 1807, 1953 and 1955. The Autumn Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1452, 1454, 1456, 1505, 1508, 1808, 1809, 1811, 1954 and 1956.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1810 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Veen, Hans-Joachim; Noelle-Neumann, Elisabeth (Hrsg.): Wählerverhalten im Wandel: Bestimmungsgründe und politisch-kulturelle Trends am Beispiel der Bundestagswahl 1987. Zürich: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1991. (Studien zur Politik, Band 16)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1990): Frühjahrsstudie 1986. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1810