Monday Demonstration in Leipzig on 12 Feb. 1990

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

    Goals of the demonstration, future expectations, threats experienced from social development, attitude to German-German unification, danger of neofascism. Topics: Evaluation of personal prospects for the future; fear of increase of violence and aggression; understanding for citizens of the GDR leaving; fear of impending unemployment; fear of increasing neofascist tendencies; frequency of participation in demonstrations since 9 October; opinions on possible topics and goals of the demonstration: equal rights for contradictory positions, distribution of information materials by the Republicans; mottos for national independence of the GDR, picked as central theme of the election campaign; opinion on intervention of the police in violent conflicts; opinion on violent dispursing of demonstrators for independence of the GDR; stand on remaining in the GDR; intended participation and preferred party in the election for the East German Parliament on 18 March; certainty of voting decision; trust in political personalities of the GDR and FRG; stand on German-German unification and preferred point in time; evaluation of the new newspaper "Wir in Leipzig"; agreement with warnings about increasing neofascism; stand on speaking out against foreigners and on unity of Germany within the borders of 1937; opinion on prohibition of the Republicans in the GDR; membership in parties and new movements.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-02-12
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Participants of the Monday demonstration on 12 Feb. 90.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1190
    Number of Variables: 40
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6020 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22