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Social Democratic Party Convention in Hamburg 1897

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Schröder, Wilhelm H. (Fakultät für Geschichtswissenschaft und Philosophie, Universität Bielefeld)
  • Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Technische Universität Berlin
Publication Date
1990
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    a) Collective biographical investigation of the lives of the delegates to the social democratic party convention in general (in particular in regards to occupational and political career patterns) and as reflected by the party convention in Hamburg. b) Analysis of the contents of the minutes of the party convention and relevant articles in the press. Topics: a) General variables of life, education and professional training, positions in professional career, political offices and offices in the workers´ movement (party organizations, journalism, unions, cooperatives, health insurance companies), behavior at the party convention (voting behavior, speeches, motions made), modalities of delegating by the individual Reichstag election organizations. b) Analysis of motions, handling of points of order and conducting negotiations, delegates´ political skill, opposition´s legitimacy, speakers´ performance, order, list and speaking time, representation of groups within the party, voting behavior.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1897
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Sampled Universe
All 270 seats of the 222 delegates to the social democratic party convention.
Sampling
Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: a) Systematic investigation of printed sources: the official (and strongly edited) minutes of the party convention and numerous social democratic and common daily newspapers (otherwise as with the projects BIOKAND and BIOSOP). b) Systematic investigation of archive sources: records of the political police in the city archives in Hamburg and particularly the special country-wide survey of police authorities on all party convention delegates and the hand-written (unedited) minutes of the party convention.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 530
    Number of Variables: 56
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8009 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-29 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Schröder, Wilhelm H.; Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Technische Universität Berlin (1990): Sozialdemokratischer Parteitag in Hamburg 1897. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8009