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International Relations (November 1956)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • USIA, Washington
Publication Date
1991
Contributor
  • 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)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement 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.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-11 / 1956-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
Sampling
Survey of persons between the ages of 21 and 79 years
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4720
    Number of Variables: 82
Note
In the Federal Republic 1138 persons were interviewed, in Great Britain 1188, in Italy 1188 and in France 1206. The study has the designation XX-8 in of the USIA list. A split questionnaire was used. The USIA studies of the XX series (International Relations) from XX-2 to XX-18 are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1969- 1976 as well as 2069-2074 and 2124-2127
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1972 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • 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.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

USIA, Washington (1991): Internationale Beziehungen (November 1956). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1972