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International Social Survey Programme: Environment II - ISSP 2000

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
2003
Contributor
  • Haller, Max (Institut für Soziologie, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Ressler, Regine (Institut für Soziologie, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Hadler, Markus (Institut für Soziologie, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Dimova, Lilia (Agency for Social Analyses, Sofia, Bulgaria) (Researcher)
  • Lehmann, Carla (Centro de Estudios Públicos, Santiago, Chile) (Researcher)
  • Plecita-Vlachova, Klára (Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) (Researcher)
  • Andersen, Jørgen G. (Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Tobiasen, Mette (Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Blom, Raimo (Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere) (Researcher)
  • Melin, Harri (Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere) (Researcher)
  • Harkness, Janet (ZUMA, Mannheim, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Mohler, Peter Ph. (ZUMA, Mannheim, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Stratford, Nina (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Jowell, Roger (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Jarvis, Lindsey (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Park, Alison (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Thomson, Katerina (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Bromley, Catherine (National Centre for Social Research, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Pammett, Jon H. (Carleton University Survey Centre, Ottawa, Canada) (Researcher)
  • Pyman, Heather (Carleton University Survey Centre, Ottawa, Canada) (Researcher)
  • Ward, Connor (Social Science Research Centre (SSRC), National University of Ireland, Dublin) (Researcher)
  • Phadraig, Maire N. G. (Social Science Research Centre (SSRC), National University of Ireland, Dublin) (Researcher)
  • Onodera, Noriko (NHK, Broadcasting Culture Public Opinion Research Division Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Aramaki, Hiroshi (NHK, Broadcasting Culture Public Opinion Research Division Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Kohashi, Kazuaki (NHK, Broadcasting Culture Public Opinion Research Division Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Yuchtman-Yaar, Eppie (Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University Israel) (Researcher)
  • Lewin-Epstein, Noah L. (Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University Israel) (Researcher)
  • Tabuns, Aivars (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Koroleva, Ilze (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Godinez, Jorge (Centro de Estudios de Opinion, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Jimenez, Carlos (Centro de Estudios de Opinion, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Curiel, Federico (Centro de Estudios de Opinion, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Manabe, Kazufumi (Kwansei Gakuin University Hyogo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Becker, Jos (SCP-Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Den Haag, Netherlands) (Researcher)
  • Niggebrugge, Dono E. (SCP-Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Den Haag, Netherlands) (Researcher)
  • Gendall, Philip (Massey University, Department of Marketing, Palmerston North, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Dowds, Lizanne (Centre for Social Research, Queen´s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Devine, Pauline (Centre for Social Research, Queen´s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Botvar, Pål K. (Centre for Church Research, Oslo) (Researcher)
  • Grendstad, G. (Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen) (Researcher)
  • Skjak, Knut K. (Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Bergen, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Mangahas, Mahar (Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines) (Researcher)
  • Abad, Ricardo (Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines) (Researcher)
  • Guerrero, Linda L. (Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines) (Researcher)
  • Villaverde Cabral, Manuel (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) (Researcher)
  • Ramos, Alice (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) (Researcher)
  • Vala, Jorge (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) (Researcher)
  • Zaslavskaya, Tatyana (Russian Centre for Public Opinion and Market Research (VCIOM), University of Moscow) (Researcher)
  • Khakhulina, Ludmila (Russian Centre for Public Opinion and Market Research (VCIOM), University of Moscow) (Researcher)
  • Tos, Niko (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • García-Pardo, Natalia (CIS (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas) Madrid) (Researcher)
  • Svallfors, Stefan (Department of Sociology, Uméa University, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Edlund, Jonas (Department of Sociology, Uméa University, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Joye, Dominique (SIDOS, Neuchatel, Switzerland) (Researcher)
  • Davis, James A. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC), USA) (Researcher)
  • Smith, Tom W. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC), USA) (Researcher)
  • Marsden, Peter V. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC), USA) (Researcher)
  • Institute for Empirical Social Research (IFES), Vienna (Data Collector)
  • SC & C, Prague (Data Collector)
  • Carleton University Survey Centre, Canada (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Denmark, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Finland, Helsinki (Data Collector)
  • Infratest, München (Data Collector)
  • The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Republic of Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Centro de Estudios de Opinion of Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Department of Marketing, Massey University, New Zealand (Data Collector)
  • Research and Evaluation Services (RES), Northern Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Norwegian Gallup Institute AS, Oslo, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines (Data Collector)
  • VCIOM, Moskow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK),Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • CIS, Spain (Data Collector)
  • SIFO, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • IHA-GfK, Institut für Marktanalysen AG, Hergiswil, Schweiz (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, USA (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to environmental protection. Preferred government measures for environmental protection. Topics: Private entrepreneurs as best possibility to solve economic problems; responsibility of the government to reduce income differences among the citizens; highest and next highest priority in the own country; attitude to modern science (scale); attitude to the environment (scale); judgement on the contrast of environmental protection and economic growth; attitude to animal experiments in pharmacology; economic growth harms the environment; earth cannot continue to support population growth at its present rate; attitude towards nature as creation of God, spiritual or sacred in itself or important but not spiritual; willingness to pay higher prices and higher taxes or to accept reductions in standard of living for the benefit of protection of the environment; self-classification of participation in environmental protection (scale); knowledge about manner of functioning of antibiotics as destructive agent for bacteria or virus; understanding the theory of evolution; artificially produced chemicals as cause for cancer; knowledge of the danger of death from radioactivity; knowledge about the causes for the greenhouse effect; estimation of dangerousness of air pollution caused by cars for the environment, for the respondent and his family; classification of air pollution from industrial waste gases, pesticides and chemicals in agriculture, water pollution and a rise in the world´s temperature caused by the greenhouse effect, the modification of genes of certain crops as dangerous for the environment; preference for the regulation of environmental protection by the government, the population or the economy; estimation of the efforts of the own country to protect the world environment; more effort for the environment by business and industry, people in general or the government; attitude towards international agreements for environmental problems that each country should be made to follow; agreement with poorer countries to make less effort than richer countries to protect the environment; economic progress will slow down without better protection of the environment; likelihood of an ecological catastrophe within the next five years caused by a nuclear accident; trust in business and industry, environmental groups, government departments, newspapers, radio or TV programmes and university research centres as information sources about environmental issues; frequency of own efforts to sort glass or tins or plastic or newspapers for recycling; frequency of not using the car for environmental reasons; membership in an environmental protection organization; personal environmental political activities in the last five years through participation in signing petitions, giving donations to environmental groups as well as participating in demonstrations; beliefs in God; residential status; estimation of the dangerousness of nuclear power stations for the environment; government should redistribute income; people can do little to change lifes; people challenge authority too often; people with money should be left to enjoy it; people should follow conscience even if they break the law; private enterprise needs control; all societies have inequalities; the world is getting better. Demography: Age; sex; marital status; steady life-partner; years in school; current employment status; occupation (ISCO-88); employment in public sector; self-employed; number of employees; hours worked weekly; supervisor function; earnings of the respondent; family income; religious denomination; attendance of religious services; self-assessment of social class; union membership; party affiliation (left-right); size of household; household cycle; type of community: urban-rural; in some countries: ethnic affiliation of respondent and language. Additionally encoded: Mode of data collection.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-01 / 2002-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Israel (IL)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Various age cut-offs; different according to country
Sampling
Various sampling procedures; different according to country, mostly als multi-stage random sample with differing age limits
Collection Mode
  • Oral or written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 31042
    Number of Variables: 209
Note
Written surveys were conducted in Canada, Great Britain (in part), New Zealand, Norway, Russia and USA.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3440 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 185 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

ISSP Research Group (2003): International Social Survey Programme: Environment II - ISSP 2000. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3440