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Security Issue Survey (East Germany)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to current questions of security policy. Topics: most important problem of the FRG; source of information about events in the FRG; television stations as source of information about problems in the FRG; most important goal of the FRG; support of the FRG in democratization in other countries; foreign influence on the culture of the FRG; American culture as danger to German culture; attitude to the Soviet Union and Michail Gorbachev; attitude to the USA and George Bush; trust in the USA; defense expenditures of the FRG; military threat from various countries (USSR, Eastern European countries, USA, Western European countries, Irak, Iran, Libya and Arab nations); possible dangers for national security of the FRG; degree of familiarity of various organizations (UN, WEU, NATO, EC, CSCE); opinion on various organizations (UN, WEU, NATO, EC, CSCE); common foreign and security policy of the EC; attitude to national defense; agreement among Western European countries regarding defense policy; military forces for the EC itself; military help of the FRG for Eastern European countries; degree of agreement of interests between FRG and USA regarding defense and security of the West; opinion on the European Union; guaranteeing the security of the FRG; opinion on NATO; significance of NATO for security of the FRG; trust in the decisions of NATO regarding the FRG; future of NATO in view of changed political situation in Europe; distribution of defense burdens on NATO member countries; reasons for approval or rejection of NATO; NATO extension to the East; possession of nuclear weapons by NATO; participation of the USA in European defense questions; stationing of troops of the USA in Europe; role of reunited Germany in world politics; significance of NATO membership of united Germany; military contribution of the FRG in the Gulf War; justification of the war against Iran; support of Iraq Kurds by NATO; intervention of NATO outside its borders; compliance with UN Resolutions in military actions; use of military by the USA in the Gulf War; political interest; contacts in the USA; contacts with Americans; self-classification on a left-right continuum. Demography: age; sex; marital status; companion through life; employment; occupational group; income; persons with household; religious denomination; number of residents of interview city; state; Sunday question.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    Berlin (East)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
Sampled Universe
Population over 18 years old.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection (random route)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1029
    Number of Variables: 110
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3347 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Security Issue Survey (East Germany). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3347