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Media Policy Conduct of Young People 1976

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1976
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
Description
  • Abstract

    Media usage, political interest, extent to which informed, social activity as well as effect conditions of conveying political information through mass-media. Topics: Interest in various types of music (scale); interest in various types of television programs; preferred group of persons on television; opportunity of choice of interesting programs; frequency of use of various sources for political information: programs on radio, television, lectures (scale); frequency of reading various daily newspapers (scale); intensity of use of information about social and political events (scale); frequency of watching "Aktuelle Kamera" {current camera}, "Tagesschau" {daily news} and other political and cultural programs (scale); opinion for or against reporting oriented on politics from various areas of life; opinion on commentary on political events; evaluation of statements: the information policies of the SED serve the interests of the working people or the reporting in the FRG serves the interests of the ruling exploiter class; evaluation of extent of information on world politics and possibility of personal opinion making; frequency of personal information about political events; preferred mass-media for brief and detailed information; reasons for personal interest in political information (scale); interest in political events of the GDR or in the world; opinion on scientific content of the policies of the working class; opinions for or against occupation with politics; evaluation of the connection between development of socialism and responsible action and thinking by the citizens; assessment of the correctness and stability of personal political position; ability and readiness for open expression of opinion and participation in political discussions; significance of Marxist-Leninist education for political understanding; solidarity with the GDR; attitude to the Marxist-Leninist world view; preferred use of broadcasters of the GDR or FRG for political information; frequency of use of television and radio of the FRG; comparison of young people in GDR and FRG regarding providing information; reasons for the reception of programs from the West; factors of influence in formation of political position (scale); frequency of political conversations in one's family; agreement of political position with that of other persons in the circle of family, colleagues and friends; forms of activity with questions of Marxism-Leninism and sources used to acquire knowledge (scale); evaluation of statements: world-wide achievement of socialist world view, impossibility of German-German unification, Soviet Union our best friend; self-assessment of justification of the statements; participation in political discussions in the circle of friends and colleagues, in the FDJ group; forms of conveying knowledge for better political argumentation (scale); contact and sources used with political problems (scale); participation in various forms of social life (scale); degree of political conviction of collective members with participation in forms of social and occupational life (scale); conduct of social functions and in which organization; membership and function in the FDJ; occupation of father or mother; housing conditions; opportunity to watch television; shift work; characteristic of the occupation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976
    Spring 1976
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices, workers, employees and students.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1283
    Number of Variables: 204
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6025 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Autorenkollektiv: Zur Nutzung der durch die Massenmedien verbreiteten politischen Information und Argumentation durch Jugendliche. Abschlußbericht. Leipzig 1976. ZIJ: F 76/30.
  • Stiehler, H.-J.: Politische Diskussion und politische Information: Zusatzbericht zur Untersuchung MK 76. Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F 77/12.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1976): Medienpolitisches Verhalten Jugendlicher 1976. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6025