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Political Resonance 1995

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Gabriel, Oscar W. (Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Stuttgart)
  • Kaase, Max (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
  • Kommission für sozialen und politischen Wandel in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (KSPW)
Publication Date
1996
Contributor
  • GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZUMA, Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to the political system. Topics: moral orientation and important things in life (scale); election participation at the last Federal Parliament election; behavior at the polls (second vote); interest in politics; sympathy scale for the parties; postmaterialism; satisfaction with social security, democracy and the market economy in the Federal Republic; potential and actual political participation; contact with authorities; judgement on conduct of workers in government offices; trust in political institutions, public facilities, organizations, associations and media; perceived equal treatment and respect from authorities in general as well as the police in particular; most important problems in the FRG; conventional political participation (scale); frequency of reading newspapers and use of news broadcasts on television; self-classification on a left-right continuum; attitude to democracy as conception of a state and to socialism as idea; attitude regarding democratic elements of society, such as e.g. freedom of speech, the right to strike, opposition and conflict solutions; fair share of national product; political effectiveness (political efficacy); responsibility of the state for price stability, provision for old age, economic growth and unemployment benefit; preferred increase in expenditures of the government for environmental protection, criminal prosecution, pensions or unemployment benefit; attitude regarding life and society (scale); memberships in trade union, occupation organization, employer association or clubs; employment in the civil service; living together with a partner; religiousness; party preference (Sunday question); party inclination; possession of a telephone. In the eastern part the following additional question was posed: preference for a Western party before the turning point. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview and their intervention in the course of the survey; willingness of respondent to cooperate; reliability of respondent; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-02 / 1995-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons of German citizenship 18 years old and older
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2036
    Number of Variables: 238
Note
The study was part of the Social Science Omnibus 1/95 which was processed at ZUMA. See also the study archived under ZA Study No. 2965, largely identical in content.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2820 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 80 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Gabriel, Oscar W.; Kaase, Max; Kommission für sozialen und politischen Wandel in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (KSPW) (1996): Politische Resonanz 1995. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2820