Attitudes to the European Community

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitude to European unification. Topics: identification as European (scale); advantageousness of membership of the Federal Republic in the EC; knowledge and judgement on the European Parliament; attitude to support of poorer EC countries, even in the case of developing economic disadvantages for the Federal Republic; attitude to a European central government with elimination of national governments; perceived progress or steps backward in European unification; most important motives and goals of European unification; preference for a purely economic or also political unification of Europe; EC policies compared to the USA; desired fields of activity for the European Community; party preference and interest in politics; union membership; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; employment in the civil service; age of children in the household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (Random-Route)
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2017
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1958 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22