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Conditions in the GDR (September 1958)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
Description
  • Abstract

    Living conditions in the GDR. Topics: improvements of conditions in the GDR; paths to reunification; time required until reunification; 5th party convention of the SED; proclamations at the 5th party convention of the SED; goal of the GDR by 1961 to outdo the FRG in per capita consumption; judgement on the economic contacts of GDR and USSR; polytechnical education in the GDR; relationship of church and state in the GDR Demography: occupation; age; school education; state; frequency of visits in the west; sex. Also encoded was: date; place of interview; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1958-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Visitors from the east zone at the ´Interbau´ in West Berlin.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 400
    Number of Variables: 62
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3322 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Conditions in the GDR (September 1958). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3322