World Youth Festival Survey

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Domestic political issues
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of East German young people. Topics: relation between civilian population and People's Police; military purpose of the People's Police; relation between members of the People's Police and Russian troops; attitudes to the People's Police; internal conviction of members of the People's Police; voluntariness of membership in the People's Police; flight of members of the People's Police into the west; reputation of Russian troops in the civilian population; frequency of contact between Russian troops and the German civilian population; personal acquaintance with Russian soldiers; listening to western radio stations by Russian soldiers; change of views of Russian soldiers about the West from their stay in Germany. Demography: age; occupation; education; sex; state; city.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1954-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Young visitors from the GDR at the ´World Youth Festival´ in West Berlin.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 210
    Number of Variables: 124
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3305 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22