International Relations (November 1956)
- USIA, Washington
- DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
- Gallup Poll, London (Data Collector)
- Istituto Italiano Dell'Opinione Pubblica, Mailand (Data Collector)
- Institut Francais d'Opinion Publique, Paris (Data Collector)
- International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- International politics and organisation
- Conflict, security and peace
- Government, political systems and organisation
AbstractJudgement on the Suez Crisis and the suppression of the uprising in Hungary by the Russians. Attitude to NATO. Topics: attitude to selected countries and heads of government; judgement on the ability in foreign policy of the American, Russian, French and British government; danger of world war (scale); judgement on the peace efforts of the Americans and the Russians; trust in the USA, France, Italy and Great Britain in the case of military conflicts; sympathies for Israel or the Arab nations in the Middle East Conflict; judgement on the use of force by the British and French as well as on the American stand in the Suez Crisis; assessment of the consequences of the relationship of the Americans with the French and British; assessment of Russia´s desire for peace in the Middle East; preference for UN control of the Suez Canal and for Nasser´s removal from office; justified suppression of the uprising in Hungary by the Russians and judgement on western reactions; expected development of the independence of East European countries from Russia; knowledge about the UN as well as the NATO; knowledge about membership of one´s own country as well as of the USA in the UN and the NATO; attitude to the United Nations and to independent UN military forces; assessment of the influence of the UN from the most recent actions; significance of NATO for European security; attitude to a united Europe and anticipated influence of the Americans on European policy; attitude to a nationalization of large industrial businesses; assessment of the influence of American policies on one´s own country; evaluation of the influence of American films, music, radio programs, literature, business interests and tourists on one´s own country; assessment of the American stand in the conflicts between European colonial powers and the peoples of the colonies; assumed reasons for this American stand; assessment of Soviet seriousness about disarmament; party preference; union membership.
1956-11 / 1956-12
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Great Britain (GB-GBN)
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 4720
Number of Variables: 82
- ZA1972 (Type: ZA-No.)
Merritt, Richard L.; Puchala, Donald J. (Hrsg.): Western European Perspectives on International Affairs: Public Opinion Studies and Evaluations. New York: Praeger 1968.
Allerbeck, Klaus R.: Demokratisierung und sozialer Wandel in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Sekundäranalyse von Umfragedaten 1953-1974. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1976.
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