European Communities Study 1970 - Great Britain

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • Inglehart, Ronald (Department of Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) (Researcher)
  • Rabier, Jacques-Rene (Commission of the European Communities, Brussels DG Press and Information) (Researcher)
  • No information available (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards the unification of Europe. Topics: In parallel to the European Commuinities Study 1970, this survey queried respondents in Great Britain on their attitudes towards the unification of Europe and the British Common Market membership. They were also asked for political parties and trade unions attitudes towards the European unification. A further focus was on the respondents attitudes towards the British government, politicians and political parties. They were queried on party preferences and vote intention, appropriate governmental priorities, and on political (materialist/postmaterialist) value priorities. Church attendance and religious denomination were also ascertained, as well as important things to save money for. Demographics: Sex, age, education, social class, etnicity, region, and trade union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 16 and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample (method not specified)
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interviews with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1975
    Number of Variables: 51
British Omnibus Survey with a subset of questions and trying for key items comparable to the European Communities Study 1970 (GESIS study ZA0626, doi:10.4232/1.10851).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3651 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3651
  • Inglehart, Ronald: The Silent Revolution: Changing Values and Political Styles among Western Publics. Princeton: University Press 1977.
  • Inglehart, Ronald: The Silent Revolution in Europe. In: Di Palma, Guiseppe (Hrsg.): Mass Politics in Industrial Societies. Chicago: Markham Publishing Company 1972, S. 280-334.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 186 | Registration Date: 2012-10-17