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Identity Conflicts and Search for Identity of the East Germans July 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Projektgruppe Identitätswandel, Stiftung Gesellschaftsanalyse, Berlin
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Projektgruppe Identitaetswandel, Stiftung Gesellschaftsanalyse, Berlin Institut fuer Sozialdatenanalyse, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    National identity and political attitudes in the process of German-German unification. Topics: Interest in politics; attitude to German-German unification; pace of unification; government treaty between GDR and FRG; expectations of currency, economic and social union; regulations of the all-German constitution; effects of unity of Germany on Europe; affiliation of Germany with a military alliance; promotion of friendship with the Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe; openness for foreign workers as well as reasons for and against; national identity; understanding of native country; judgement on life in the GDR; assessment of the founding of the GDR; stand on the political and social system of the FRG; preferred sources of information; regulation characteristics of the relationship to one's native country; typcial characteristics of citizens of the GDR; differences between GDR and FRG citizens; place of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-07 / 1990-08
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
The residential population 16 years old and older.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1058
    Number of Variables: 65
Note
Comparable studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6406 and 6559-6563.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6407 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Eckert, D.; Hofmann, J.; Meier, H.: Identitätskonflikte und Identitätssuche der Ostdeutschen auf dem Weg zum Bundesbürger. In: Brandenburger Verein für politische Bildung "Rosa Luxemburg" e. V. (Hrsg.). Potsdam 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2002.
  • Eckert, D; Fischer, G.; Hofmann, J.; Meier, H.; Weckesser, E.: Identitätskonflikte, Reaktionen und Neuorientierungen in der ostdeutschen Bevölkerung beim Übergang in die Gesellschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2015.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Projektgruppe Identitätswandel, Stiftung Gesellschaftsanalyse, Berlin (1990): Identitätskonflikte und Identitätssuche der Ostdeutschen Juli 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6407