Youth and Right-Wing Extremism 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Crime
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to foreigners and extreme political organizations as well as opinions on the social turning point in the GDR. Topics: Condition before and after the turning point; optimism regarding the next few years; social conditions experienced as ominous such as unemployment, poverty, drug abuse (scale); knowledge about the goals of right-wing extremist groups; assessment of the effectiveness of various forms and institutions in the conflict with right-wing extremism (scale); motives of young people for joining right-wing extremist groups (scale); attitudes to contact with right-wing extremist groups and parties; personal political principles and goals regarding national pride, maintenance of law and order, dealing with conflicts and violence, the necessity of a strong political leader, stand on fascism, equal level of standard of living for East and West, equal rights for foreigners, prohibition of the Republican Party and the PDS (scale); attitude to and conduct regarding foreigners; areas of contact with foreigners (scale); feelings regarding individual ethnic groups; extent and consequences of crimes experienced oneself such as offenses against property and forms of physical violence; dealing with crimes; stand on skinheads; relations with different extreme political parties (scale); effect of the term "right-wing radical"; compatibility of right-wing radical goals with the constitution; characteristics of the Republican Party (scale); stand on left-wing extremist groups and knowledge of their goals (scale); assessment of the PDS as left-wing extreme; evaluation of the influence of left-wing extremist groups in the work area; understanding for antisemitism and knowledge of its causes; religiousness; party allegiance; classification on left-right scale; self-assessment of achievement status.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Autumn 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of schoolchildren, students, apprentices, workers and employees.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1624
    Number of Variables: 138
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6004 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Friedrich, W.; Netzker, W.; Schubarth, W.: Ostdeutsche Jugend: Ihr Verhältnis zu Ausländern und zu einigen aktuellen Problemen: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 91/3.
  • Schubarth, W.: Rechtsextremismus und Ausländerfeindlichkeit unter Jugendlichen in den neuen Bundesländern: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 91/5.
  • Friedrich, W.; Schubarth, W.: Ausländerfeindlichkeit und rechtsextreme Orientierungen bei ostdeutschen Jugendlichen: Eine empirische Studie. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 91/9.
  • Brück, W.: Orientierungspunkte zu Jugend und Rechtsextremismus. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 90/20.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22