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Eurobarometer 8 (1977)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Rabier, Jacques-René (Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften, Brüssel)
  • Inglehart, Ronald (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Publication Date
1977
Contributor
  • IFOP, Paris (auch: internationale Koordination) (Data Collector)
  • IFOP, Paris (auch: internationale Koordination) (Data Collector)
  • DIMARSO, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • DIMARSO, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Poll, London (Data Collector)
  • The Gallup Poll, London (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    The three major topics are: 1. Attitudes to the European Community and to European integration, 2. Work satisfaction and attitude to retirement, 3. Satisfaction and political attitudes. Topics: 1. Attitudes to the EC: attitudes to membership of one´s own country in the EC and to joining by Greece, Portugal and Spain; attitude to direct election of the European Parliament. 2. Work satisfaction: judgment on one´s own job security; attitude to sex-specific roles in work life and in politics; work satisfaction (scale); attitude to reduction in working hours instead of wage increase; attitude to employment after reaching the age limit and reasons for an intent to remain further employed; intent of early retirement and preference for a transition time before retirement. 3. Satisfaction: general contentment with life and feeling of happiness; expected changes in the quality of life; most important political goals at national level; attitude to the environmental protection movement, the women´s movement and the change of the social system; satisfaction with the manner of functioning of democracy; political interest; expected social tensions and judgment on the danger of war. 4. Miscellaneous: helping by the man with housework; attitude to emancipation of women; membership in clubs and citizen initiatives; party preference, party ties and voting intent in the Federal Parliament election; left-right orientation; opinion leadership. The following questions were posed to unemployed: earlier occupation; willingness to accept part-time employment and urgency of job search. The following questions were posed to housewives: satisfaction with occupation of housewife; helping in occupation of husband; reasons for non-employment. Demography: membership in clubs and citizens´ initiatives; party preference; religiousness; age; sex; marital status; nationality; religious denomination; school education; occupation; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
    France
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-04
    Belgium
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-04
  • 1977-10-27 / 1977-11-07
    Netherlands
  • 1977-10-27 / 1977-11-07
  • 1977-10-27 / 1977-11-07
    Germany
  • 1977-10-27 / 1977-11-07
  • 1977-10-28 / 1977-11-15
    Italy
  • 1977-10-28 / 1977-11-15
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
    Luxembourg
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
  • 1977-10-01 / 1977-11-08
    Denmark
  • 1977-10-01 / 1977-11-08
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
    Great Britain
  • 1977-10-24 / 1977-11-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • France (FR)
  • France (FR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Netherlands (NL)
Sampling
Various sampling procedures (quota sample and multi-stage random sample) depending on country. Sample of persons 15 years old and older.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 143
Note
The 8826 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1006 cases, Federal Republic of Germany 1009 cases, Denmark 995 cases, France 1002 cases, Ireland 997 cases, Italy 1155 cases, Luxembourg 344 cases, Netherlands 960 cases, United Kingdom 1358 cases. Data provider: ICPSR (Study No. 7604). The Eurobarometers 9-10A are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0993 to 0995. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-7) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0991.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Rabier, Jacques-René; Inglehart, Ronald (1977): Eurobarometer 8 (1977). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0992