Peace Study 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
  • Martin-Luther-Universität Halle
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Expression of peace consciousness among working people as well as their achievement habits. Topics: Basic position on life; threats experienced; assessment of the danger of world war; reasons for hope that it can be avoided; facts threatening peace; identification of the essence of war; concern about a nuclear war; evaluation of measures to preserve peace; achievability of the disarmament proposals of the Soviet Union; relations between socialism and peace; cooperation with social forces in capitalist countries to secure peace; opinions on peaceful co-existence; valuation of the influence of the GDR on securing peace in Europe; social conditions in the GDR as stabilizing peace; contribution of the citizens of the GDR to peace; valuation of different activities for peace; personal contribution; participation in social activities; political interest and extent to which informed; sources of information used; political discussions with others; social experiences; honorary social activities; motives for this; goals in life; significance of work; knowledge of plan duties and goals; identification of work activity; evaluation of one's own work achievement; working conditions interfering or promoting; sense of responsibility; military service performed; form; member in FDJ, in a party, a mass organization; qualification; work in shift work; demographic information.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district Frankfurt/Oder
Sampled Universe
Working people from large concerns between the ages of 18 and 60 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1877
    Number of Variables: 234
The "Peace Study 1983" is archived under ZA Study No. 6129.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6130 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Roski, G.: Zum Friedensengagement junger Werktätiger. Schnellinformation. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/9.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22