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Identity Conflicts and Identity Search of the East Germans 1995

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Projektgruppe Identitätswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin
Publication Date
1995
Contributor
  • Projektgruppe Identitaetswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • 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: Status of growing together of both parts of Germany; fulfillment of expectations of currency, economic and social union and the unification contract; national identity; personal role in the German-German unification process; understanding of native country; ties to state; interest in politics; stand on unification of Europe; changes since German unification regarding democratic involvement, occupational development possibilities, satisfaction of material needs, participation in cultural life, health precautions; opportunities for political participation; assessment of standard of living; understanding of the term "quality of life"; preferred group for solution of social problems; occupation with problems such as unemployment, disarmament, war, growing crime, growing thoughtlessness, environmental destruction, bureaucracy, rent increase, hunger and poverty in underdeveloped countries; prospects for the future; stand on foreigners; trust in the socially-oriented market economy, power to achieve of the German economy, politicians, democracy and principle of rule by law, parties and organizations, trade unions, God, friends, family and in one's own person; judgement on the GDR; things typical for the GDR; assessment of dealing with the history of the GDR in the media and in politics; future of the socialist idea; place of residence; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
The residential population 18 years old and older and renewed survey of the subjects involved since 1990 who had declared their willingness to participate.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 860
    Number of Variables: 108
Note
Comparable studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6406, 6407, 6560-6562.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6559 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Projektgruppe "Identitätswandel" beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum e. V. Berlin: Information zur Befragung "ident95". Unveröffentlichter Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1996. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB 2056.

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

Projektgruppe Identitätswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin (1995): Identitätskonflikte und Identitätssuche der Ostdeutschen 1995. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6559