Yugoslav Public Opinion 1996

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, 1996 (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
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, questions on the political system and the nationality conflict. Topics: Region; occupation of father; nationality; agreement between place of residence and place of birth; subjective classification of social class; religiousness; frequency of church attendance; possession of color television, car, telephone, weekend house; development direction of the country; capability of the political system in the country to function; assessment of the political system as democratic; satisfaction with democracy; general contentment with life; national pride; primary mood among the people in one's surroundings; assessment of "Titoism"; defense preparedness; preferred path for changes in the country; speed of privatization; preferred government form; trust in institutions; income arrangements; secure job versus high income; financial, economic and political situation in the time of socialism, the present and future; assessment of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, legal certainty, social security, job security and national equality earlier, today and in the future; earlier and current party membership; party inclination of the family; party preference; right-left self-classification and of one's preferred party; voting decision in the last election; reasons for non-participation in the election; election participation and decision in the next election; reasons for the voting decision; interest in politics; personal importance of the election result; political participation; membership in organizations and associations; extent to which informed about these organizations; personal situations of need; cooperation or working together with neighbors with problems; possibilities for voluntary groups to influence culture, environmental protection and social problems; political values (scale); preferred property form for companies; preferred government form; understanding of democracy (scale); closeness to place of residence, region, republic, and Yugoslavia; importance of belonging to family, nationality, religion, social class, occupational group and age group; assessment of various nationalities; stand on national minorities (scale); Yugoslavia as federation of Serbia and Montenegro; solving the Kosovo and Vojvodina conflicts; stand on possible EU membership; assessment of the EU; stand on joining the "partnership for peace"; freedom of the press.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1962
    Number of Variables: 215
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 ZA 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.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2911 (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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