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Attitudes on Current Questions of Domestic Policy (1991)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
Publication Date
1992
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to topics of domestic policy. Topics: Satisfaction with democracy; party preference (Sunday question); behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; trust in public institutions (scale); importance of federal institutions (scale); preferred development of society (scale); most important goals of domestic policy; judgement on the right to asylum; attitude to a limit to admission of politically persecuted and consistent deportation of those whose application for asylum was denied; contacts with foreigners; national pride; satisfaction with social conditions in the Federal Republic; perceived threat to public safety as well as assumed increase or decrease of this threat; perceived threat as well as concern from selected forms of crime. Attitude to Europe; preference for national or European solution of selected political problems; assessment of the advantageousness of EC membership and NATO membership for the Federal Republic; expectations of the common domestic market the end of 1992. Agreement with a UN mission (blue helmet action) of the Federal German Armed Forces or Federal Border Guard; political participation; estimated time required to achieve equivalent living conditions in Eastern and Western Germany; perceived danger to democracy from former SED functionaries in Eastern Germany or the entire Federal Republic; assessment of the credibility of the PDS; attitude to the PDS as member of the Federal Parliament; importance of dealing with the STASI and SED past of the GDR (scale); trust in the (Gauck) special office for STASI records; need for experts from the West for Eastern German administration and economy; approval of government activities against left extremist or right extremist groups; jeopardy to democracy from these groups; postmaterialism; self-classification on a left-right continuum. Demography: living together with a companion through life; academic degree; perceived jeopardy to one´s own job as well as the jobs of friends and relatives; religiousness; union membership; party inclination; availability by telephone on weekday evenings. Also encoded was: date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-05 / 1991-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2655
    Number of Variables: 157
Note
Further studies on current questions of domestic policy in the Federal Republic are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1373, 1463, 1516, 1662, 1698, 1763, 1937 as well as 1967.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2120 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 73 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim (1992): Einstellungen zu aktuellen Fragen der Innenpolitik (1991). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2120