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The Young Generation and European Unification

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Weidenfeld, Werner (Institut für Politikwissenchaft, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz)
  • Bundesministerium für Jugend, Familie, Frauen und Gesundheit, Bonn
Publication Date
1991
Contributor
  • Infratest, Muenchen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of young people to Europe. Interest in European get-togethers. Topics: Free association with Europe and supported associations with the European Community; knowledge about the countries geographically belonging to Europe; most important political problems (issue relevance); attitude to a united Europe (scale); assessment of the future development of united Europe; information on stays abroad in other European countries; contacts with people in other European countries; situations and forms of get-together; feeling of belonging to Europe; perceived things in common in contacts with Europeans; identification as European; level of information regarding Europe; significance of European symbols; necessity of a European currency; regret of failure of European unification; preference for national or European solution of selected political controversies; assessment of the impact on the Federal Republic, Europe or the entire world from these problems; desire for more influence of Europe in the world; attitude to support of poorer EC countries, even at disadvantage for the Federal Republic; preferred countries for organized get-togethers with young people; desired composition and preferred language at such get-togethers; assessment of the development of general friendship between the EC countries; influence of decisions of other EC countries on one´s own country; interest in private and occupational stays abroad; general interest in European neighboring countries; interest in politics; party preference; assessment of the importance of decisions at municipal level, state parliament level, Federal Parliament level, the level of the European Parliament and the United Nations; political participation; sources of information about Europe; interest in selected political topics; source of information about events in Europe or European politics.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-10 / 1987-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1536
    Number of Variables: 283
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2001 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Weidenfeld, Werner; Piepenschneider, Melanie: Junge Generation und europäische Einigung: Einstellungen, Wünsche, Perspektiven. Bonn: Europa Union Verlag, 1990.

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

Weidenfeld, Werner; Bundesministerium für Jugend, Familie, Frauen und Gesundheit, Bonn (1991): Junge Generation und europäische Einigung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2001