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Federal Parliament Election 1987 (By-Election Investigation)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
1991
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Social fundamental philosophy. Attitudes to family, occupation and church. Behavior at the polls and judgement on parties. Topics: goals in life, shaping life and importance of areas of life (scale); basic position on life (scale); party preference (ballot procedure); party inclination; party inclination, temporary or in principle; attitude to the state, to politics and to technology (scales); personal change in party voted for; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament elections of 1983 and 1987; absentee ballot or trip to the election precinct in the Federal Parliament election of 1987; most important reasons for vote splitting; time of personal voting decision; influence of election campaign on voting decision; most important reasons for voting decision; major reasons for non-participation in the election; interest in the previous Federal Parliament election and personal significance of the result; satisfaction with election result; preference for federal chancellor; judgement on the vote gains of the FDP and of the Greens; assessment of the problem-solving ability of the CDU/CSU FDP coalition; preferred social values; sympathy scale for the parties and top politicians; issue relevance and issue competence of the parties; way of life and psychological self-characterization as well as political assertiveness (scale); attitude to family, partnership and children (scale); work orientation and career orientation (scale); reasons for choice of occupation and expectations of an ideal occupation (scale); leisure time needs and leisure orientations; consumption orientation and attitude to fashion (scale); attitude to religion and church; religiousness; ties to church; employment in the civil service; self-assessment of social class; social mobility; party preference of father; union membership and solidarity with trade unions; residential status; number of eligible voters and children in the household; possession of a telephone. Also encoded was: presence of third persons during interview and their degree of relationship to the respondent; intervention of others in the course of the interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; reliability of responses; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-02 / 1987-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2025
    Number of Variables: 263
Note
The Federal Parliament election studies of 1972 (ZA Study Nos. 0839-0842), 1976 (ZA Study Nos. 1133-1135), 1980 (ZA Study Nos. 1323-1325), and 1983 (ZA Study Nos. 1949), each as 3 or 4 wave panel investigation, are from the series of studies from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The study 2136 was conducted before the Federal Parliament election of 1990.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1957 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

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

Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1991): Bundestagswahl 1987 (Nachwahluntersuchung). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1957