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Attitudes to Jews and other Minorities

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • The American Jewish Committee, New York
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Political ideology
    • Minorities
    • Social exclusion
  • Abstract

    Attitude to Jews and other minorities. Topics: Attitude to West Germans/East Germans, gipsies, Arabs, Vietnamese, Turks, Poles, Africans and Jews as neighbors; provocative behavior by these population groups; judgement on protection of foreigners by authorities; judgement on the influence of large concerns, trade unions, media, banks, Americans, Japanese, churches and Jews on society; assessment of antisemitism in Germany and expected development in the next few years; attitude to a Jewish candidate for Federal President; judgement on the influence of Jews on world events; significance of the term Holocaust as well as Auschwitz, Dachau, Treblinka; Auschwitz as lie or truth; knowledge about the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust as well as population groups persecuted by the Nazis; knowledge about the star of David; attitude to a Holocaust Memorial; importance of knowledge about National Socialist perscution of Jews for Germans; perceived exploitation of the Holocaust for personal intents by Jews; attitude to considering finished the topic of persecution of Jews in the past; religious denomination; party preference; interest in politics; union membership; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German citizens over 18 years
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1469
    Number of Variables: 91
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. For the first two questions in Eastern Germany the question was posed regarding the attitude to West Germans and vice versa.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2418 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

The American Jewish Committee, New York (1994): Einstellungen gegenüber Juden und anderen Minderheiten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.