Yugoslav Public Opinion 1993

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Bacevic, Ljiljana (Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Belgrad, Jugoslawien-Serbien)
Other Title
  • Javno mnenje u Jygoslavii, 1993 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • L. Bacevic, Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Belgrad, Yugoslavia-Serbia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Mass media
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, questions on the political system, the nationality conflict as well as on media. Topics: Region; nationality; religiousness; direction of development of society; interest in politics; financial situation of personal household in comparison to others; financial situation of personal household in comparison to others; financial situation a year ago and in a year; trust in institutions; stand on leading politicians at home and abroad; politician with the greatest trust; stand on the countries Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Croatia, Italy, China, Hungary, Macedonia, Germany, Romania, Russia, USA, Slovenia, Turkey, Great Britain and to ethnic groups in the current and former Yugoslavia; preferred ethnic composition of Yugoslavia; national pride; Yugoslavia as federation of Serbia and Montenegro; Vance-Owen-Plan; arranging territory claims; necessity of international intervention in the conflict about Bosnia and Herzegovina; deliveries of aid for Bosnia ("Operation Parachute"); support of the struggle of the Serbs outside Yugoslavia; preferred solution of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina and extent of efforts of the EU, UN, USA and Russia; expected support of the Serbs on the entire territory of the earlier Yugoslavia by the government; fulfillment and length of the UN conditions; voluntariness of migration/emigration; objectivity of foreign media reporting; recognition of the borders; danger of war and potential attackers; danger of a civil war; major sources of information; daily newspaper and magazine most frequently read and most reliable; radio station most frequently listened to; receiving foreign radio broadcasts; trust in television stations; television station most frequently watched; election participation and decision at the last election and in the next election; reasons for voting decision; parties rejected on principle; assessment of the elections as honest; most reliable sources of information regarding the elections; influence of media on voting decision; support of President Milosevic; decision between the policies of Cosic, Milosevic, Bulatovic and Seselj; ideas about territory claims, self-control, anarchy and a strong leader; the rights of the Albanians from Kosovo and Metohija in Yugoslavia; characteristics of Russians, Americans, Rumanians, Germans, Serbs and Montenegrinos; ties with the place of residence, occupation, nationality, religion and country.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older from the residential population
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1904
    Number of Variables: 184
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.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2909 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Goati, Vladimir (ed.): Elections to the Federal and Republican Parliaments of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) 1990-1996. Analyses, Documents and Data. Berlin: Ed. Sigma, 1998.

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