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Survey on the Election 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Subjective conditions and future expectations before the elections for the East German Parliament 1990. Topics: Hopes and fears; importance of entertainment, political reports, natural science programs, sport reports, news broadcasts of radio, television and the press; degree of changes of the media in recent time; influence of the elections on 18. Mar. 1990 on the further future of the GDR; election participation; Sunday question; election result; character of the elections; understanding of the term "free elections"; participation in public ballot count supervision; pace of unification; willingness to influence the pace; paths of unification; areas of the GDR worth preserving; united Berlin as capital city of Germany; the role of united Berlin in Europe; application of Berlin for the Olympic Games in the year 2000; assessment of the chances of the application; judgement on one's own economic situation; development of the economic situation in a year; employment; satisfaction with professional life; job security, unemployment in circle of friends and relatives; expected unemployment rate; desire for unification in GDR and FRG; effects of unification of Germany; popularity scale of politicians; expectations of the new government, election alliances; German unity in the borders of 1937; prohibition of the Republican party; expected changes after the elections; partner in dealing with the new situation; expected problem areas of society; unemployment rate necessary for economic growth; membership in parties.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-03
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin (east)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older in typical residential areas.
Sampling
Multi-stage sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 759
    Number of Variables: 131
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6311 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin (1990): Befragung zur Wahl 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6311