Identity Conflicts and Identity Search of the East Germans 1993

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Projektgruppe Identitätswandel beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Projektgruppe Identitaetswandel beim Gesellschaftswissensschaftlichen Forum, Berlin Institut fuer Sozialdatenanalyse , Berlin (Data Collector)
  • 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
  • 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; interest in politics; stand on unification of Europe and reasons for this; necessity of a new constitution; changes since German unification regarding democratic participation, occupational development possibilities, satisfaction of material needs, participation in cultural life, health precautions; assessment of the standard of living; preferred group for solution of social problems; occupation with problems such as unemployment, disarmament, the war in Yugoslavia; formation of the common European market, growing crime, occupational new orientation, growing thoughtlessness, environmental pollution, rent increase, hunger and poverty in the underdeveloped countries; future development of Germany; prospects for the future; 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; judgement on the history of the GDR; future dealing with the history of the GDR; place of residence; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-11
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 Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 923
    Number of Variables: 70
Comparable studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6406, 6407, 6559-6561.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6562 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Projektgruppe "Identitätswandel" beim Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Forum e. V. Berlin: Information zur Befragung "ident93". Unveröffentlichter Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1994. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB 2055.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22