Politics in the Federal Republic (August 1969)
- Kaase, Max (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
- Schleth, Uwe (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
- Wildenmann, Rudolf (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
- INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
- GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften (Data Curator)
- Political Attitudes and Behavior
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
AbstractPolitical interest and attitude to the policies of the Federal Government. Topics: judgement on the current economic situation in the FRG and on one´s own economic situation; assessment of economic development; attitude to the ´emergency laws´, reform of the right to vote, revaluation of the DM, equal legal status for illegitimate children, the statute of limitations for crimes in the Third Reich, co-determination, ´internal leadership´ in the Federal German Armed Forces, restoration of law and order at the universities, prohibition of the NPD, Ostpolitik and the Leber plan; satisfaction with the Federal Government and the grand coalition; issue competence of the parties and politicians; advantages and disadvantages of the candidates for chancellor and the major political parties; preferred federal chancellor; sympathy and degree of familiarity of federal politicians; preferred Federal President; political interest; political participation and perceived opportunity for political influence; rank order of political goals; rank order of party preference; party support and party membership; extent to which informed politically and partner for conversation about Federal Parliament elections and parties; party preference of persons to relate to; comparison of personal opinion with the view of the majority of the population; leading party in the residential quarter; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament elections 1965 and 1969 and in the state parliament election; most important task of the new Federal Government; general judgement on persons in leadership positions in politics and economy; voting decision of spouse; membership in clubs and organizations as well as interest in membership in a trade union; membership in a professional organization and party preference of the members of this association; party preference of colleagues; company size; memberships of father; social origins; local residency and city size; satisfaction with education and with place of residence; media usage and knowledge about political television broadcasts; judgement on education in parental home; membership in organizations for refugees or ethnic Germans from Eastern Europe; memory of the first survey. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; household income; composition of household; head of household; economic area; housing situation; party preference; party membership; party inclination; party identification; state; regional origins; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; date of interview; number of contact attempts; interest of respondent in political problems; level to which respondent is politically informed. Also encoded was: municipality code.
1969-08 / 1969-09
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 1945
Number of Variables: 468
- ZA0525 (Type: ZA-No.)
- WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Is new version of
Is new version of
Kaase, Max: Determinanten des Wahlverhaltens bei der Bundestagswahl 1969. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 11, 1970, S. 46 - 110.
Schleth, Uwe; Weede, Erich: Causal Models on West-German Voting Behavior. In: Wildenmann, Rudolf (Hrsg.): Sozialwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch für Politik, Bd. 2. München: Olzog 1971, S. 73 - 97.
Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2012-09-25