Identity Conflicts and Identity Search of the East Germans 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Projektgruppe Identitätswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Projektgruppe Identitaetswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin Institut fuer Sozialdatenanalyse, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Minorities
  • Abstract

    National identity and political attitudes in the process of German-German unification. Topics: 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; stand on unification of Europe and reasons for this; necessity of a new constitution and its most important components; changes since German unification regarding democratic participation, occupational development possibilities, satisfaction of material needs, participation in cultural life, health precautions; current occupation with problems such as unemployment, disarmament, formation of the common European market, growing crime, occupational new orientation, growing thoughtlessness, environmental pollution, rent increase, hunger and poverty in the third world; reasons for hostility to foreigners; use of the travel freedom and destinations; intents to emigrate and reasons for this; stand on influx of foreigners and admission of politically persecuted; stand on the handicapped; extent to which informed about the situation and problems of the handicapped; trust in the socially-oriented market economy, politicians, democracy and principle of rule by law, parties and organizations, trade unions, friends, family and in one's own person; place of residence; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
The residential population 18 years old and older and survey of the subjects from the survey ´Identity Change December 1990´.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 568
    Number of Variables: 94
Comparable studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6406, 6407, 6559, 6560 and 6562.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6561 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Brandenburger Verein für politische Bildung "Rosa Luxemburg" e.V. und Projektgruppe "Identitätswandel" beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum e. V. Berlin. (Hrsg.): Zwischen Anschluß und Ankunft II. Beiträge zu einer ostdeutschen Zwischenbilanz. Materialien eines wissenschaftlichen Kolloquiums. Potsdam 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2054.

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