European Communities Study 1970
- Commission of the European Communities
- Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Researcher)
- IRS, Bruessel (Data Collector)
- Institut fuer Demoskopie, Allensbach (Data Collector)
- IFOP, Paris (Data Collector)
- DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
- NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
- International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- International politics and organisation
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
AbstractAttitudes to political unification of Europe. Topics: Knowledge about the member countries of the EEC; attitude to joining by Great Britain and further development of the EEC into a political community; attitude to the election of a European Parliament, a European Government and an EEC president coming from another country; attitude to European currency, a European Olympics team and a European flag; desire for Denmark, Spain, the GDR, Poland, the USSR and Switzerland to join the EEC; ideas about the form of a united Europe; personal willingness to make sacrifices for the EC Union and expected consequences on personal standard of living; satisfaction with current living conditions and expected development of the economic situation; national pride; judgement on selected aspects of a European unification, such as e.g. economic development, loss of personal traditions and development of a political power by the EEC; attitude to guest workers; desire for strengthening of the military in one´s country and prevention of a world war; desire for financial independence, freedom of speech, travel freedom and a significant role for one´s own country in world politics and science; attitude to student demonstrations and social change; postmaterialism (scale); trust in Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, Chinese, British and Swiss; most important political goals; political interest and knowledge of leading politicians of the country; intensity of absorbing political information; frequency of trips abroad; party preference and party allegiance of respondent as well as of his parents; the significance of the European question for the eligibility of one´s preferred party; membership as well as sympathy and solidarity with the trade unions; religiousness; self-classification on a poverty scale. Demography: age (classified); sex; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; household income; head of household; interest in politics; party inclination; party identification; state; media usage.
1970-02 / 1970-03
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 8567
Number of Variables: 120
- ZA0626 (Type: ZA-No.)
- Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Is new version of
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.
Commission of the European Communities (Press and Information Bureau): Europeans and the Unification of Europe, Brussels, July 20, 1970
Commission of the European Communities (DG Press and Information): Europeans and European Unification. The results of a survey study conducted in February-March 1970 in six countries of the European Community. Brussels, June, 1972.
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 23 | Registration Date: 2012-10-17