Peace Study 1983

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to peace and personal contribution to its preservation. Topics: Evaluation of text and melody of peace songs; goals in life; attitudes to evaluations of the current epoch, to peace and securing of peace, the GDR; trust in peace policies of the socialist countries; motives for solidarity with the GDR; assessment of the international balance of power; bases of evaluation; attitude to solidarity of socialism and peace; reasons for this; attitude to imperialism, its threat to peace, to military strength of socialism; expectations of foreign policy conduct of socialist countries; evaluation of FRG policies, the Federal German Armed Forces; threat experienced from imperialism; attitude to the Soviet Union and its peace activities; readiness for personal active contribution to securing peace; motives for this; attitude to peace activities; personal participation in these; attitude to military service; form of military service performed; attitude to serving longer; willingness to defend the GDR; world view; sources used for political information; participation in Pentecost meeting of FDJ; personal task in the peace contingent of the FDJ; identification of the task; reading the Junge Welt; membership in FDJ, SED; participation in FDJ study year; desire for children; relatives/acquaintances in the FRG; demographic information. Supplemental form for working people: thoughts and feelings on a possible nuclear war; ability in political argumentation on military problems; knowledge of political data and events in connection with disarmament; evaluation of foreign policy goals of imperialism; ability in argumentation on military policy events; valuation of war. Supplemental form for students: struggle for the title socialist student collective; ability in agumentation on military policy events; valuation of war; thoughts and feelings on a possible nuclear war; knowledge of political data and events in connection with disarmament; evaluation of foreign policy activities of imperialism.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-01
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices, young workers and students.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3621
    Number of Variables: 304
The "Peace Study 1987" is archived under ZA Study No. 6130.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6129 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Autorenkollektiv: Die Haltung der Jugend zu aktuellen Fragen der Friedenssicherung. Operativstudie. Leizpg 1984. ZIJ: F 84/7.
  • Weller, K.: Reflexionen von Studenten zur politischen Situation in der Welt. Bericht zur Operativstudie. Leipzig 1984. ZIJ: F 84/10.
  • Ulbrich, K.: Ernst der internationalen Situation im Bewußtsein junger Werktätiger. Bericht zur Operativstudie. Leipzig 1984. ZIJ: F 84/34
  • Förster, P.: Jugendliche über ihren persönlichen Beitrag zur Friedenssicherung. Zusatzbericht zur Operativstudie. Leipzig 1984. ZIJ: F 84/35.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22