Citizens and Parties in Jena 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Politikwissenschaften an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Politikwissenschaften an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Parties, Organizations
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Religion and values
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Relationship of citizens and parties, political attitudes as well as judgement on politicians and parties of GDR and FRG. Topics: Prospects for the future; party inclination; influence factors on happiness in life such as work, occupation, partnership, children, money, friends, environment and political activity; political influence of trade unions, works councils, citizen movements, citizen initiatives, parties, professional organizations and elections; election memory regarding the East German Parliament, state parliament and Federal Parliament election; Sunday question; election motives (scales); influence on political opinion of relatives from the old states regarding the attitude regarding parties of the FRG; significance of a Federal German party before the turning point; sources of information on political parties of the FRG; political family traditions; voting decision of parents / grandparents in the 20's and 1946; sympathy for personalities of politics; party sympathy; job of the federal and state government; capability of the parties to solve political, economic and social problems; parties as representation of interests of the various levels of the population; membership in parties, trade unions, professional organizations and citizen movements; works council; retrospective assessment of GDR conditions; today's situation in life; stand on the European Community and reasons for this; religious affiliation; current frequency of church attendance and at GDR times; financial opportunities; length of residence in building; number and ages of children; subjective social class; superiority of GDR or FRG in the areas public health system, standard of living, work, housing, education, industry, agriculture, environmental protection, crime, science, equal rights, art and theater.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of municipal areas with above-average election results on 2 Dec. 1990.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 495
    Number of Variables: 346
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6352 (Type: ZA-No.)

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