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Protest Events in the Federal Republic of Germany 1950-1993

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Neidhardt, Friedhelm (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
  • Rucht, Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
Publication Date
1998
Contributor
  • Wissenschaftszentrum, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Content analysis recording of protest events in the territory of the Federal Republic and since 1980 for the territory of the GDR. Topics: point in time and weekday of the protest; length of the protest; report source; page in the newspaper; extent of report; origin of the report; number of reports and comments on the protest; area of mobilizing the protest; primary place of the protest; number of participants according to articles, organizers and the police; involved supporters, groups and organizations; initiator of the protest; official emphasis on individual persons; political location of the supporters; political location according to articles as well as coder; problem and protest sector; political field; protest event as part of a campaign; protest event as counter-protest as well as number of counter-protests to the protest event; object and addressee of the protest; legal or illegal forms of action; number of participants in violent actions; internal conflicts about violence; immediate consequences of the protest; counter-demonstrations; number of counter-demonstrators; police presence and number of policemen present; police deployment; number of policemen intervening; dissolution of the protest by the police; damage to property; harm to uninvolved third parties, protest opponents, the police or other governmental institutions; size of property damage; number of seizures and arrests; injuries or deaths among the protesters, the police or protest opponents; statements from political-administrative side or special interest groups; legal proceedings; result of legal proceedings.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1950-01 / 1993-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of all Monday editions of the daily newspapers ´Sueddeutsche Zeitung´ and ´Frankfurter Rundschau´ as well as all editions every fourth week
Collection Mode
  • Content analysis of daily newspapers
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 7929
    Number of Variables: 198
Note
The data set contains the complete protests (1950-1993) on all weekends (surveyed through the Monday editions) and the protests on working days every fourth week of 1980-1993 (surveyed through the weekday editions).
Availability
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A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2971 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Rucht, Dieter; Ohlemacher, Thomas: Protest Event Data: Collection, Uses and Perspectives. In: Diani, Mario; Eyermann, Ron (eds.): Studying Collective Action. London: SAGE 1992, S. 76-106. (SAGE Modern Politics Series Volume 30)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 73 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Neidhardt, Friedhelm; Rucht, Dieter (1998): Protestereignisse in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1950-1993. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2971