Monday Demonstration in Leipzig on 4 Dec. 1989

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:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Expectations of social development in the GDR and the German-German unification process, participation in the "Monday-Demonstrations". Topics: Previous participation in Monday demonstrations and peace prayers; evaluation of the chances of renewal of GDR society; fear of violence, aggression and economic problems; personal effort for renewal; stand on those leaving and personally remaining in the GDR; concern for the GDR's being taken over by the FRG; Sunday question regarding elections for East German Parliament and further information wishes about preferred party and new movement; desired path of development of the GDR; stand on unification; desired social system for united Germany; desired information about consequences of unification; considerations on personal and social consequences of unification and for Europe; knowledge about the 10-point plan of domestic policy and position on this; knowledge about the appeal "for our country" and personal support; trust in political personalities of the GDR; personal identity; membership in parties and new movements.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-12-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Participants of the Monday demonstration on 4 Dec. 1989.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1382
    Number of Variables: 39
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6019 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22