Bulgarian Security Policy 2001

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Yanakiev, Yantislav (Institute for Advanced Defence Research of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, Sofia)
Other Title
  • B’lgarskata politika za sigurnost, 2001 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Institute of Sociology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Security and defence issues, attitudes towards the Euro-Atlantic partnership and the participation of the Bulgarian armed forces in peace-support operations. Topics: Components of the defence concept; risks and guarantees for the national security; attitude towards the Bulgarian armed forces; best foreign policy; Bulgaria´s accession to NATO and EU; major international institutions as a factor for European security and stability; trust in NATO, OSCE, EU and UN; participation of the Bulgarian Armed Forces in military operations and peace-support operations etc.; participation of Bulgarian troops in NATO actions; EU´s decision to create armed forces; Multinational Peace Force in South-Eastern Europe; principle for recruitment of soldiers; increase of the share of women in the professional corps; reform in the Bulgarian armed forces; trust in institutions; public prestige of professional groups/elites in Bulgaria; use of mass media for information about Bulgarian defence and national security issues; trust in mass media; personnel hardship.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2001-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative nation-wide clustered sample (90 clusters: cities and towns in the country) of the residential population 16 to 80 years of age. The sample was implemented using Leslie-Kish methodology.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1089
    Number of Variables: 132
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3962 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Yanakiev, Yantislav: Bulgarian Public Opinion about the Defence Policy and the Army: The main Trends (1998 - 2000). http://www.md.government.bg/_/sp/index.html

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22