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Acceptance and Effect of Cable Television (Panel 1986-1988)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
Publication Date
1994
Contributor
  • GfK, Nuremberg (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Information technology
Description
  • Abstract

    Three-wave panel survey on medium-term change of use of television, leisure habits, family interaction and political attitude on introduction of cable television. Topics: In all three waves identical questions were posed: general attitude to cable television (scale); possession of a building or residential connection to cable television; applicant for the cable connection; characterization of television sets in household according to acquisition year and features; cable channel capability of the TV devices; television stations received; desire to re-equip or acquire a device with cable capability; frequency of watching cable television with others; particularly preferred cable channels and TV selections; technical equipment in household; extent and type of video recorder use; extent of borrowing video cassettes from friends as well as renting in the video store; sacrificing leisure activities and social contacts for the benefit of watching favorite broadcasts; frequency of communication about the topic cable television; interest in politics; sources of information about the day's events in Berlin; manner of opinion making after receipt of information through the media; personal opinion leadership or personal opinion allegiance and relevant topics here; TV use on working days and on weekends; attitude to television (scale); frequency of use of news broadcasts and regional reports; most important political topics in Berlin; self-classification on a left-right continuum; party preference and party identification; attitude to social and political questions (scale); importance of moral concepts and goals in life (scale); requirements and most important characteristics of an ideal job (scale); work satisfaction; perceived stress through work; work orientation and attitude to work (scale); preference for spending leisure time at home or outside; attitude to selected leisure activities; meals together with the family on working days and on Sundays; characterization of family solidarity and activities together (scale); division of tasks with jobs in household; detailed information on conduct watching television (secondary activities and communication partners); frequency of watching television and looking at video films with friends and relatives; frequency of selected leisure activities; membership in selected clubs as well as organizations and activities developed there oneself; anomy and judgement on political conduct of young people (scale); political participation and participation in conventional and unconventional political activities; frequency of contact with neighbors and relatives; self-assessment of size of circle of friends; satisfaction with social contacts and distance to important interaction partners; postmaterialism; attitude to questions on foreigners, the role of women in family and occupation (scale); attitude to technology; length of personal unemployment; residential status; religiousness; sick days in the last year.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986 / 1988
    The spring of the years 1986, 1987 and 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German citizens 18 years old and older residing in Berlin since spring of 1985.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quasi-experiment with respondents with cable TV as experimental group and respondents without cable TV as control group. For both groups independent representative samples were drawn.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1878
Note
The data set contains the data from the three survey waves. The data the of parent and youth study (the so-called family sample) are not included. Although they were collected along with the three survey waves, they have been filed in a separate data set.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2437 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Voltmer, Katrin: Massenmedien als Brücke zur Welt der Politik: Nachrichtennutzung und politische Beteiligungsbereitschaft. In: Kaase, Max; Schulz, Winfried (Hrsg.): Massenkommunikation. Theorien, Methoden, Befunde. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1989.
  • Tiemann, Friedrich; Heeger, Heiko: Fernsehen und Freizeitgestaltung: Einschränkung oder Bereicherung durch Kabelfernsehen. Berlin: Vistas 1990.
  • Voltmer, Katrin; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter: Gelegenheitsstruktur und individuelle Motivation: Führt das Kabelfernsehen zu einer Veränderung der Sehgewohnheiten? In: Schmidt, Claudia; Runge, Uwe (Hrsg.): Kabelfernsehen und soziale Beziehungen. Ergebnisse aus Begleitforschungen zu den Kabelpilotprojekten. Berlin: Spiess 1989.
  • Voltmer, Katrin; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter unter Mitarbeit von Hans Oswald und Klaus-Uwe Süß: Medienumwelt im Wandel: Eine empirische Untersuchung zu den Auswirkungen des Kabelfernsehens im Kabelpilotprojekt Berlin. Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitätsverlag 1993.
  • Voltmer, Katrin: Politisches Denken in der Informationsgesellschaft: Zum Zusammenhang von Fernsehnutzung und Einstellungskonsistenz. In: Schulz, Winfried (Hrsg.): Medienwirkungen. Einflüsse von Presse, Radio und Fernsehen auf Individuum und Gesellschaft. Weinheim: VCH 1992.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (1994): Akzeptanz und Wirkung des Kabelfernsehens (Panel 1986-1988). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2437