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Opinion Barometer May/June 1990 - Attitude to Development in the GDR

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to the current political situation in the GDR and German-German unification. Topics: Evaluation of personal prospects for the future; stand on remaining in the GDR; stand on German-German unification; opinions on speed, point in time and conditions of the unification process; Sunday question regarding elections for the East German Parliament; trust in parties of the FRG; personal identity; menaces feared regarding environmental pollution, unemployment, price increases, crime, economic decline, aggression and violence, right-wing radicalism and increasing egoism.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-05 / 1990-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1305
    Number of Variables: 36
Further opinion polls at this time are the studies with ZA Study Nos. 6009, 6010, 6011, 6012, 6014, 6015, 6016, 6017, 6018, 6049, 6076.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6013 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1990): Meinungsbarometer Mai/Juni 1990 - Einstellung zur Entwicklung in der DDR. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.