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Election for the East German Parliament 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians shortly before the election for the East German Parliament Topics: intent to participate in the election; certainty of one´s voting decision; party preference (first and second choice); preference for prime minister; sympathy scale for the top politicians; expected winner of the election; party most able to solve the problems in the GDR; attitude to unification of the two German nations; judgement on unification progress; advantages and disadvantages for the population of the GDR from unification; understanding for emigrants from the GDR; attitude to rapid introduction of the DM and to election campaign appearances by politicians from the west in the GDR; Interest in campaign reports; attitude to democracy in the Federal Republic and to the idea of socialism; national pride; local ties and ties to state, the GDR, Germany as a whole, Western and Eastern Europe; agreement with the changes following the opening of the GDR borders; expected consequences for the GDR economy from the introduction of the market economy; general contentment with life; interest in politics; self-classification on a left-right continuum; identification as citizen of the GDR or German. Demography: Gender; age; education; qualification; profession; household size; denomination; district. Also encoded was: weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-03-07 / 1990-03-14
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face-interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1450
    Number of Variables: 59
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1900 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in der DDR: eine Dokumentation der Volkskammerwahl vom 18. März 1990. Mannheim: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, 1990
  • Roth, Dieter: Die Wahlen zur Volkskammer in der DDR: Der Versuch einer Erklärung. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 31, 1990, S. 369-393
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G.: Demokratischer (Neu-)Beginn in der DDR: Dokumentation und Analyse der Wahlen vom 18. März 1990. In: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen, Heft 1, 1990, S. 1-22

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 233 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (1990): Volkskammerwahl 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1900