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Attitudes on Current Questions of Domestic Policy (1990) - FRG

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)
  • Bundesministerium des Inneren, Bonn
Publication Date
1991
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Crime
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to topics of domestic policy. Attitude to Europe. Questions on reunification. Judgement on the media and personal media behavior. Topics: 1. Questions of domestic policy: satisfaction with democracy; party preference (Sunday question); behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; trust in public institutions (scale); importance of federal institutions (scale); preferred development of society (scale); most important goals of domestic policy; attitude to the right to vote for foreigners and to the right to asylum; attitude to a limit to the admission of politically persecuted and consistent deportation of those whose application for asylum was denied; contacts with foreigners; national pride; attitude to the Federal Flag; satisfaction with social conditions in the Federal Republic; acceptance of citizens of the GDR as Germans; perceived threat to public safety as well as assumed increase or decrease in this threat; perceived threat as well as unease from selected forms of crime. 2. Attitude to Europe: preference for national or European solutions for selected political problems; assessment of the advantageousness of EC membership for the Federal Republic; expectations of the common domestic market in Europe at the end of 1992; self-assessment on a left-right continuum. 3. Questions on reunification: preference for rapid reunification; advantages or disadvantages from reunification; preferred Federal Capital; estimated time required to achieve economic equality for residents of the GDR; visits to the GDR after border opening; intended trips to the GDR and desire for a vacation in the GDR; attitude to city partnerships with GDR cities; perceived danger to democracy from former SED functionaries in the GDR as well as in a united Germany; assessment of the credibility of the PDS and attitude to their candidacy in a Federal Parliament election; judgement on a possible election success of the PDS; recognition of the Oder-Neisse Line; family ties in the territory east of the Oder-Neisse Line; attitude to a democracy prepared for defense; jeopardy to democracy in the Federal Republic from left-wing and right-wing extremist groups (scale). 4. Judgement on the media and personal media behavior: use of private radio and television; attitude to private radio and to commercial television; reception of broadcasts of the ´Deutschen Welle´ and ´Deutschlandfunk´ during a stay abroad. Year of birth and month of birth; government examination or {university} diploma; religiousness; party inclination. Also encoded were: district code and date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
The population eligible to vote.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2093
    Number of Variables: 141
Note
A comparable investigation was conducted at the same time in the GDR. See the data set archived under ZA Study No. 1967.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1937 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Bundesministerium des Inneren, Bonn (1991): Einstellungen zu aktuellen Fragen der Innenpolitik (1990) - BRD. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1937