Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Saxony in Advance of the State Parliament Elections 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Concret, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Concret, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and expectations in advance of the German-German unification, changes in the situation in life and satisfaction with this, behavior at the polls. Topics: General contentment with life; changes of the situation in life since currency union; prospects for the future of political and economic development of the GDR and reasons for this; opinion on the constitution discussion; pace of German-German unification; employment of women and men; significance of employment; effects of introduction of the market economy on family and partnership; responsibility for child-raising within family or long-term relationship; representation of interests of women in parties and organizations (party preference); part-time employment; satisfaction with job security, job opportunities, price development, business and supply, services, opportunities to become self-employed, income, culture and leisure offerings; expected changes in the areas health, environment, work, supply, housing, leisure time, further education, foreigners, equal status of the sexes, economic situation; opinion on ability of parties and movements; assessment of parties and movements in the election campaign; factors influencing voting decision (scale); prediction of election result (state parliament election 1990); frequency of use of various means of information about parties and their objectives; trust in politicians of the GDR as well as of the FRG; preferred characteristics of a politician; election question (state parliament election 1990); number of children in household; religiousness; behavior at the polls (election for the East German Parliament 1990 and municipal elections 1990).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-08
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony
Sampled Universe
Persons over 18 years with German citizenship.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 983
    Number of Variables: 160
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6418 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.6418

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2012-07-19