Monday Demonstration in Leipzig on 20. Nov. 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Wissenschaftsbereich Soziologie an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Wissenschaftsbereich Soziologie an der Karl-Marx-Universitaet Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Expectations of social development in the GDR. Topics: Sympathy values for subsidy policies, current travel regulation, new election law, Neues Forum, Egon Krenz, Michael Gorbachev, Republicans, economic reform, SPD, currency reform, demonstration, national property, leading role of the SED, reunification, Hans Modrow, private property, Helmut Kohl, The Greens, social security, GDR, the right to leave at any time, Roland Woetzel, Guenther Maleuda, Hungarian reform, Walter Momper, FRG, Dietrich Genscher, foreigners, Perestroika in the Soviet Union, environmental policy, FDGB; necessity of a referendum; sell-out of the GDR through the travel regulation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-11-20
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Participants in the Monday demonstration on 20 Nov. 1989.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 258
    Number of Variables: 35
Further opinion surveys on the Leipzig Monday demonstrations are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6455, 6457-6459, as well as 6019 and 6020.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6456 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Mühler, K.; Wilsdorf, St.: Die Leipziger Montagsdemonstration. Aufstieg und Wandel einer basisdemokratischen Institution des friedlichen Umbruchs im Spiegel empirischer Meinungsforschung. In : Berliner Journal für Soziologie, Sonderheft 1991. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2036.

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