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Non-governmental Organisations in Latvia: Knowledge, Attitudes and Membership 2004

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Austers, Ivars (University of Latvia, Riga)
  • Gaugere, Kristine (Soros Foundation Latvia, Riga)
Other Title
  • Nevalstiskas organizacijas Latvija: sabiedribas zinasanas, attieksme un iesaistisanas 2004 gada (Original Title)
Publication Date
2006
Contributor
  • Marketing and Public Opinion Research Centre (SKDS), Riga, Lettland (Data Collector)
Language
English
Description
  • Abstract

    Knowledge, attitudes and membership on non-governmental organisations in Latvia. Topics: Value of different life spheres; life satisfaction; trust and involvement in different social groups; membership in different organisations; attitudes to ethnically mixed families, unisex marriage, unconventional religions; individual behaviour and attitudes toward different social groups; attitudes to different statements regarding lifestyle, principles of life, role of social relationship, strategies of success and social engagement; beneficial behaviour towards different social groups; membership in an association, organization or informal group; comparison of different organizations; motivation to work in a NGO; assessment of the NGOs in Latvia; willingness to donate; experience of donation; activities in developing social networks; evaluation of the social structure of the society; discrimination because of the ethnicity and language; assessment of political and economical power in Latvia; assessment of Russian speaking and Latvian rights; ethnic character of social networks; identification of the Soros foundation and assessment of its activity. Demography: Sex; age; marital status; household size; education; ethnicity; language knowledge; citizenship; working for private, public sector or self-employed; employment status; family income; respondents earnings; type of respondent’s house; region; town; Religious denomination; newspaper reading habits; watching TV and listening to radio about socio-political themes; Internet using habits; party preference; family living time in Latvia; ownership of a car in the past.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2004-07 / 2004-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
Citizens 15-74 years of age.
Sampling
Sampling: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1104
    Number of Variables: 251
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4275 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Gaugere, Kristine; Austers, Ivars: Nevalstiskās organizācijas Latvijā: sabiedrības zināšanas, attieksme un iesaistīšanās, 2005. http://www.politika.lv/index.php?id=5711

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 23 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Austers, Ivars; Gaugere, Kristine (2006): Non-governmental Organisations in Latvia: Knowledge, Attitudes and Membership 2004. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4275