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Politics in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and the Saarland (Cumulated Data Set)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
1981
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians in the Saarland, in Baden-Wuerttemberg and in Rhineland-Palatinate. Attitude to current political questions. Topics: judgement on the economic situation and further development in the FRG as well as in one´s state; expected development of personal prosperity; interest in politics; most important political tasks in the FRG as well as in one´s state; importance of political issues and issue ability of the parties and selected politicians; personal opinion allegiance or personal opinion leadership; degree of familiarity of state politicians and their functions in government; party preference on the levels of municipal election, state parliament election, Federal Parliament election and European Election (Sunday question, ballot procedure); behavior at the polls in earlier elections and change of party preference; certainty of one´s voting decision; expected election winner; party inclination; party identification; duration of party inclination; positive and negative characteristics of selected top politicians; satisfaction with government or government coalition and individual parties; most active party in the state; self-assessment on a left-right continuum as well as classification of parties and prime minister candidates on a 20-step left-right continuum; degree of opinion agreement with politicians and change of this agreement; judgement on capability of selected politicians; satisfaction with the political system in the Federal Republic; particularly preferred state politicians; preferred top politician for a coalition government; behavior at the polls given earlier elections; attitude to firm statement of willingness to form a coalition before election; attitude to current state government and attitude to continuation of the coalition government (scale). Demography: sex; birthday; age; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; self-assessment of social class; marital status; employment of spouse; party inclination of partner; school degree; employment; earlier employment; occupational group; type of income; union membership; position in household; position regarding head of household; characteristics of head of household; size of household; composition of household; number of persons with their own income; net household income. Interviewer rating: city size; presence of other persons during interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate and reliability of responses; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-02 / 1979-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 years old and older
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 8138
    Number of Variables: 256
Note
The data set contains the data of a cumulation of state parliament elections archived individually under ZA Study No. 1172-1177. Taken into the cumulation were question formulations contained in at least two of the original surveys.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2047 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1981): Politik in Baden-Württemberg, in Rheinland-Pfalz und im Saarland (Kumulierter Datensatz). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2047