New Political Organizations 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe "Neue Soziale Bewegungen" am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe "Neue Soziale Bewegungen" am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Parties, Organizations
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Profile description of new political organizations from the perspective of their members. Topics: Hopes and fears; reason for commitment in political movements and parties; intended representation of interests of certain social groups; forms of political responsibility; necessity of referenda; orientation on daily politics or strategic problems; aim of movement/party; necessity of a stable membership; conditions for membership; extent to which informed by speaker council; character of resolutions; necessity of forms of discipline; stable and flexible organization forms; proportion of women in management levels; time limitation of election functions; activities of base groups; taking up traditional lines; future independence of the movement; membership in parties and organistions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-12
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin
Sampled Universe
Participants in founding and general assemblies of the political organizations Neues Forum, Unabhaengiger Frauenverband, Demokratie Jetzt, SPD, Gruene Partei.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 585
    Number of Variables: 56
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6322 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22