International Relations (June 1962)
- USIA, Washington
- DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
- Institut Francais d'Opinion Publique, Paris Gallup Poll, London Societa Internazionale per le Ricerche di Mercato, Milano (Data Collector)
- International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Cultural and national identity
- International politics and organisation
- Conflict, security and peace
- Government, political systems and organisation
- Economic systems and development
AbstractQuestions on security policy. Attitude to the Common Market. East-West comparison and preferred economic system. Topics: Attitude to selected countries; preferred political position of one´s own country; judgement on American and Soviet foreign policy; agreement in principle of the interests of one´s own country with the interests of the USA and the USSR; confidence in the ability of the USA to solve international problems; judgement on the peace efforts of the USA and the USSR; alliance loyalty of the USA to Western Europe; attitude to nuclear tests and to a test-ban treaty even without a surveillance system; judgement on one´s own standard of living in the past, at present, and in future; country with the highest standard of living; superiority of the communist or anti-communist countries in military, economic and scientific areas as well as in the area of space flight; attitude to use of nuclear weapons in case of attack on one´s own country; judgement on the American peace corps program; attitude to a possible peace corps program of one´s own country, to a united Western Europe and to the membership of one´s own country in the Common Market; assumed effect of the Common Market on the standard of living, on the political unification of Western Europe and on the influence of the USA on European affairs; approval for a change of American influence on Europe; judgement on American trade policy; supposed attitude of the USA and the USSR to the Common Market and effect of the Common Market on US imports; attitude to socialism, communism and capitalism as well as to a nationalization of industrial establishments; outstanding characteristics of a social, capitalist or communist economic system; preferred economic system; classification of the economic systems of selected countries as more socialist or capitalist and attitude to the economic systems of these countries; judgement on American capitalism (scale); TV viewing; attitude to American television programs and films; judgement on American films, books, newspapers, music and television programs as agent of American life-style; trips to the movies; film preferences relative to individual countries; frequency of viewing American films; judgement on American, British, French and Italian films as an image of life in these countries; impression of different aspects of American life mediated by American films. In France the following questions were also asked: income, employment of household help; ownership of automobile, radio and real estate. Interviewer rating: duration of interview (Great Britain only); location of interview (Italy only); respondent´s willingness to cooperate (FRG only).
Great Britain (GB-GBN)
Oral interview with standardized questionnaire.
Number of Units: 5146
Number of Variables: 167
- ZA1975 (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.
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