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Czechoslovakian 1990 Pre-Election Survey

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Boguszak, Marek (Association for Independent Social Analysis, Prague)
  • Gabal, Ivan (Association for Independent Social Analysis, Prague)
  • Rak, Vladimir (Association for Independent Social Analysis, Prague)
Other Title
  • Ceskoslovensky predvolebni pruzkum 1990 (Original Title)
Publication Date
1995
Contributor
  • Center of Empiric Research at the Institute of Sociology, Prague (Data Collector)
  • Association for Independent Social Analysis, Prague (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes. Judgement on the economic situation. Moral concept. Topics: General satisfaction with political development of the country; judgement on the November revolution and its current development; expected further political development in the country; attitude to membership in a party; intent to participate in the next election; reasons for possible non-participation in the election; expected winner of the election to the parliament; party preference (rank order procedure); party one cannot vote for; behavior at the polls in case of preference for a party that falls under the 5%-clause; evaluation of possible coalition and government forms after the election; judgement on the citizen forum, the communist party as well as President Havel; most important political tasks for the future; those responsible for political and economic changes; expected reduction of standard of living and decline of general economic situation from the economic reform; assessment of current status of economic development in an economic valley or in economic recovery; expected development of standard of living in the next few years; preference for strong or moderate steps in economic reform; acceptable personal economic concessions for a rapid economic recuperation; assessment of minimum income for one´s own family; number of family members; fear of unemployment; expected personal problems from the economic reform; reasons for strikes; expected reduction in unemployment from a slowing of the economic reforms; assumed chances of personal employer to survive economically; preferred type of privatization of large and small companies; preference for employment with a private company or a state-owned company; expected personal improvement in case of privatization of the employing company; desire for government main responsibility for the universities, job mediation, elementary health care, extended health care, housing supply, welfare and for securing pensions of every citizen; achievement orientation; most important bases for the future standard of living; significance of good education, good work performance, personal contribution to development of society, getting along well with other persons, good abilities as do-it-yourselfer, sensible work, living modestly, not having to depend on other people or society, life in a fair society, remaining true to one´s principles, life in peace and in freedom, interesting occupation, opportunity for private undertakings, opportunity of influencing public interests and the significance of a lot of money and good life; most important private future plans in the economic and political area; planned changes in the area of personal employment; possession of durable economic goods; membership in the citizen forum; city size; residential status; belief in God; social origins; superior function and range of control; earlier membership in a political party; party membership and time period of party membership; election precinct. Also encoded was: date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-04 / 1990-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSHH)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older
Sampling
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2710
    Number of Variables: 151
Note
Further election studies of the project "Founding Elections in Eastern Europe" (H.-D. Klingemann, Science Center Berlin, WZB; supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation) are archived under Study Nos.: 2465-2469, 2485-2488, 2560-2562, 2811-2819, 2901-2912, 3053-3057, 3175-3176 and 3631-3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA Study Nos.: 3123-3126, 3215-3218, 3527-3530, 3631-3633, 3888-3893.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2560 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Gabal, Ivan (Hrsg.): The 1990 Election to the Czechoslovakian Federal Assembly: Analyses, Documents and Data. Berlin: Ed. Sigma 1996

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Boguszak, Marek; Gabal, Ivan; Rak, Vladimir (1995): Czechoslovakian 1990 Pre-Election Survey. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2560