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International Social Survey Programme: Social Networks and Support Systems - ISSP 1986

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
1988
Contributor
  • Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra (Researcher)
  • Institut für Soziologie, Universität Graz (Researcher)
  • ZUMA, Mannheim (Researcher)
  • Eurisko, Milano (Researcher)
  • Social and Community Planning Research, London (Researcher)
  • National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, Ill. (Researcher)
  • TARKI, Budapest (Researcher)
  • Research School of Social Sciences, Australian NationalUniversity, Canberrra (Data Collector)
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • Eurisko, Milano (Data Collector)
  • Social and Community Planning Research, London (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, Ill. (Data Collector)
  • IFES, Institut fuer empirische Sozialforschung, Wien (Data Collector)
  • Dr. Fessel & GfK, Institut fuer Marktforschung, Wien (Data Collector)
  • TARKI, Budapest (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Social relations and assistance. Topics: The following questions were asked in regard to all immediate relatives of the respondent: frequency of mutual visits; commuting time; frequency of non-personal contacts (telephone and letter); married or living together with a steady partner; number of close friends among colleagues at work and in the neighborhood; best friend´s sex; frequency of mutual visits and commuting time; frequency of non-personal contacts with this friend; specification of persons who are available or could be asked for help of various sorts; contact person for partnership problems and depression; sources of advice in crucial decisions; frequency of occurrence of problem situations. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; number of years of school; school education; occupation; occupation of father; employment; employment in public or private sector; weekly working hours; area of business of company; leadership responsibility; household income; monthly net income of respondent; size of household; respondent is head of household; residential status; party preference (Sunday question); behavior at the polls in the last election (party); behavior at the polls in the last election (left-right continuum); self-assessment on a left-right continuum; self-assessment of social class; local residency; length of residence in residence; degree of urbanization; state and region; union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986 / 1987
    FRG: March - May 1986 Great Britain: April - July 1986 USA: February - April 1986 Italy: March - April 1987 Austria: May - June 1986 Australia: June - September 1987 Hungary: October 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • United States (US)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Hungary (HU)
Sampled Universe
In the FRG, Great Britain, USA: persons 18 years old and older In Italy: persons from 18 to 74 years old In Austria: persons 16 years old and older In Australia: not specified In Hungary: persons 18 years old and older in the first part of the survey and from 18 to 39 years old in the second part
Sampling
In the FRG, Great Britain, USA: multi-stage stratified random sample In Italy: random sample In Austria: multi-stage stratified random sample In Australia: follow-up survey of those persons who participated in the ISSP survey 1985 In Hungary: multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail, written and oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 10746
    Number of Variables: 105
Note
The survey procedure as well as number of units are organized as follows: Federal Republic of Germany: written interview, 2809 respondents. Great Britain: written interview, 1416 respondents. USA: written interview, 1470 respondents. Italy: oral interview, 1027 respondents. The survey took place at the same time as the ISSP survey 1987. Austria: oral interview, 1027 respondents. The survey took place at the same time as the ISSP survey 1985. Australia: mail interview, 1250 respondents. Hungary: 1747 respondents. The data set is composed of a number of individual surveys: representative sample, 912 respondents; age group sample, 835 respondents.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1620 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Rohrbach-Schmidt, Daniela: Leistung und Zuschreibung in der Wissensgesellschaft. In: Beckers, Tilo; Birkelbach, Klaus; Hagenah, Jörg; Rosar, Ulrich (Hrsg.): Komparative empirische Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010, S. 285-305

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

ISSP Research Group (1988): International Social Survey Programme: Social Networks and Support Systems - ISSP 1986. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1620