Montenegro 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 Crnoj Gori, 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
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, questions on the political system and the nationality conflict as well as on media. Topics: Occupation of father; personal nationality, that of father, of mother and of spouse; mixed marriages in one's family; religiousness; religion; frequency of church attendance; subjective classification of social class; knowing the names of the German federal chancellor and the British prime minister; stand on the Dayton agreement; trust in the agreement; understanding of democracy (scale); the most important characteristic of a democratic society; responsibility of the nation; trust in other people; stand on religious upbringing of one's children, cultural traditions, a strong leader, a strong hierarchy, the break-up of Yugoslavia and on mixed marriages; interest in politics; freedom versus equality; material support versus free expression of opinion; expected economic development of Montenegro next year; comparison of the economic situation in Serbia and Montenegro; development pace after elimination of the UN sanctions; financial situation of personal household; expected changes in 5 years; probability of personally becoming self-employed; effects of the market economy in Montenegro and on one's own financial situation; privatization of companies; foreign investments; comparison of personal economic position with that of other nationalities in Montenegro and Yugoslavia; current economic form; threat of unemployment; responsibility of the government given unemployment; stand on private property, use of profit and competitive struggle; economic equality versus political freedom; establishment of an independent country of Montenegro; trust in institutions; conservative moral concepts (scale); national pride; responsibility of individual and government; other nationalities in the neighborhood; multinational country; influence of personal nationality on development of Montenegro; readiness of the refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina to return; assessment of various nationalities in Montenegro; comparison of the nationalities: Montenegro and Serbs; political participation; stand on the countries Bosnia/Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Germany, Russia, USA, Yugoslavia and the partial areas of Montenegro: Serbia, Central Serbia, Vojvodina, Kosovo and Metohia; understanding of democracy (scale); stand on domestic and foreign politicians; future position of Montenegro; closeness with place of residence, occupational group, nation, religion, Montenegro and Yugoslavia; support of the policies of Bulatovic; future election participation and decision; parties one cannot vote for; territory claims (scale); support of the policies of Milosevic; primary and most reliable source of information; media reception; preferred broadcast times; frequency of listening to foreign radio stations; listening to the station "Voice of America".
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older from the residential population
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1010
    Number of Variables: 196
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
  • ZA2912 (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.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22