Social Situation and Political Orientations of the Jena Populace before the Municipal Election in May 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Arbeitsgruppe Wahlen, Sektion Sozial- und Politikwissenschaften an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Publication Date
  • Arbeitsgruppe Wahlen, Sektion Sozial- und Politikwissenschaften an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on politicians and parties of GDR and FRG. Topics: Readiness for change of job, company and place of residence, further education, retraining, separation from family and unemployment; extent to which informed about development in one's own work area; means of transport to reach place of work; GDR government as representation of interests; satisfaction with policies of the FRG regarding the GDR; influence factors on voting decision in municipal elections; expected changes for the community in the next election period; organization of citizen involvement; residential area; rent/condominium.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Jena
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Selection of addresses according to election precincts and housing structure
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 251
    Number of Variables: 57
This study is part of a collection of election studies 1990 in Jena, ZA Study Nos. 6348 to 6351.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6350 (Type: ZA-No.)

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