ALLBUS/GGSS 2000 CAPI (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 2000 CAPI)
- GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
- Allmendinger, Jutta (Universität München) (Researcher)
- Andreß, Hans-Jürgen (Universität Bielefeld) (Researcher)
- Bürklin, Wilhelm (Universität Potsdam) (Researcher)
- Diekmann, Andreas (Universität Bern) (Researcher)
- Feger, Hubert (Freie Universität Berlin) (Researcher)
- Huinink, Johannes (Universität Rostock) (Researcher)
- Meulemann, Heiner (Universität zu Köln) (Researcher)
- Müller, Walter (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Opp, Karl-Dieter (Universität Leipzig) (Researcher)
- Scheuch, Erwin K. (Universität zu Köln) (Researcher)
- Solga, Heike (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung) (Researcher)
- Infratest, München (Data Collector)
- Society, Culture
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Cultural and national identity
- Social behaviour and attitudes
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
- Family life and marriage
- Equality and inequality
- Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
AbstractSocial monitoring of trends in attitudes, behavior, and societal change in the Federal Republic of Germany. The main topics in 2000 are: 1.) Attitudes towards marriage, family, and partnership 2.) Importance of job characteristics 3.) Political attitudes 4.) Deviant behavior and sanctions 5.) Attitudes relating to the process of German re-unification 6.) Attitudes towards ethnic groups in Germany and to migration 7.) National pride 8.) Attitudes towards social inequality and the welfare state 9.) Other topics 10.) ALLBUS-Demography 11.) Data on the interview (paradata) 12.) Environment II (ISSP 2000) 13.) Social inequality III (ISSP 1999) 14.) Added value Topics: 1.) Attitudes towards marriage, family, and partnership: family as a prerequisite for happiness; Marriage in case of steady partnership or if child was born; attitudes towards the role of women in the family; attitude towards employment of women; ideal number of children; importance of educational goals; attitudes towards abortion. 2.) Importance of job characteristics: preferred job characteristics (security, income, responsibility, etc.); fear of unemployment or loss of business. 3.) Political attitudes: political participation; party inclination; confidence in public institutions and organizations (public health service, federal constitutional court, federal parliament (Bundestag), city or municipal administration, armed forces, churches, judiciary, television, newspapers, universities, federal government, trade unions, police, employment offices, retirement insurance, employers´ association, European Community Commission, European Parliament, European Court of Justice); identification with own municipality, the federal state, the old Federal Republic resp. the GDR, unified Germany and the EC; political interest; postmaterialism (importance of law and order, fighting rising prices, free expression of opinions, and influence on governmental decisions); self-placement on left-right continuum; influence of politics on our life; political support (satisfaction with democracy in Germany). 4.) Deviant behavior and sanctions: opinion on various deviant acts with reference to their reprehensibility and the degree to which they deserve prosecution; respect of the law; probability of engaging in various deviant acts in the future; self-reported deviant behavior; assessment of probability of being caught committing various crimes; lowering the crime rate through severer punishment; own victimization. 5.) Attitudes relating to the process of German re-unification: attitudes towards the demand for increased willingness to make sacrifices in the West and more patience in the East; more advantages for East or West through re-unification; future of the East depends on the willingness of eastern Germans to make an effort; strangeness of citizens in the other part of Germany; performance pressure in the new states; attitude towards dealing with the Stasi-past of individuals; evaluation of socialism as an idea. 6.) Attitudes towards ethnic groups in Germany and to migration: attitude towards the influx of eastern European ethnic Germans, asylum seekers, labor from EU or non-EU countries; citizenship (nationality), scale of attitudes towards foreigners and contacts with foreigners within the family, at work, in the neighborhood, or among friends. 7.) National pride: pride in German institutions and German achievements; pride in being a German. 8.) Attitudes towards social inequality and the welfare state: prerequisites for social success and upward mobility; evaluation of personal occupational success, evaluation of equal educational opportunities for all; self- assessment of social class; fair share in standard of living; attitudes towards the welfare state and social differences; attitudes towards the German economic system and evaluation of policies supporting the welfare state; attitudes towards social differences and conditions for social success; satisfaction with life in the Federal Republic; evaluation of own social security; attitudes towards expansion or cuts in social services. 9.) Other topics: social pessimism and orientation towards the future (anomia); general trust in fellow men; self- assessment of religiousness; marriage in church; baptism of children; desire to have children; friends (ego- centered networks), party preference of and mutual familiarity between friends, German citizenship (nationality) of friends, assessment of the present and future economic situation in Germany and in one´s own federal state; assessment of present and future personal economic situation; comparison of economic situations in different periods of time; estimation of unemployment figures. 10.) ALLBUS-Demography: details about the respondent: gender; month and year of birth, age; geographical origin and personal mobility, citizenship; place of residence (federal state, administrative region, size of municipality, BIK-type of municipality) and length of residence; religious denomination, frequency of church attendance; voting intention (Sonntagsfrage); general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation, affiliation to public service, supervisory functions, working hours per week; length of unemployment; date of termination of full- or part-time employment; details about former occupation; respondent´s income; marital status; marital biography; membership in a trade union or political party. Details about respondent´s current spouse: age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation. Details about respondent´s steady extra-marital partner: common household; distribution of household chores; age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation. Details about respondent´s parents: general education of father and mother; father´s occupation. Composition of household: size of household; number of persons older than 17 in household (reduced size of household); household income; type of dwelling. Details about household members: relation to respondent; gender; age; marital status. Details about children not living in the household: gender, age. 11.) Data on the interview (paradata): length of interview, date of interview; frequency of corrections of the interviewer; presence of other persons during interview (presence of spouse, partner, children, members of the family, other persons); interference of other persons in the course of the interview; reliability of information from respondent; reachability of respondent; details about respondent´s residential building; ISSP participation. Data on the interviewer: gender, age, general education, identification of interviewer, experience as interviewer, number of attempts to contact respondent. 12.) Environment II (ISSP): attitudes towards the role of private business, government intervention and the role of science; postmaterialism; evaluation of science, environmental protection, and ecological problems; opinions on risks, causes for, and consequences of pollution and on interdependencies; confidence in information on environmental issues from different sources; participation in activities relevant to environmental issues; nature is sacred; forms of belief in God. 13.) Social inequality III (ISSP): most important prerequisites for success in society; attitudes towards the welfare state and towards social differences; self-assessment of social class and classification on a top-bottom- scale; estimation of average earnings in occupational groups and estimation of appropriate earnings; social justice; information about social position of parents and general education of mother. 14.) Added value: Inglehart-index; family typology, classification of households (according to Porst and Funk); International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO 1968, 1988); occupational prestige (according to Treiman); SIOPS (according to Ganzeboom); ISEI (according to Ganzeboom); magnitude prestige (according to Wegener); occupational classification (according to Terwey); class position (according to Goldthorpe); weights.
2000-01 / 2000-07
Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Personal interview with standardized questionnaire (CAPI - Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing) and additional self-completion questionnaire (drop off) for ISSP (two split-versions).
Number of Units: 3138
Number of Variables: 842
- ZA3451 (Type: ZA-No.)
- ALLBUS (Type: FDZ)
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