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German Election Study, 1996 (Politbarometer) [electronic resource] / Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001.
Series:
ICPSR (Series) ; 3034.
ICPSR 3034
German Politbarometer Series 3034
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
The Politbarometer series of German Election Studies has been administered monthly since 1977. Surveys were conducted only in West Germany until 1990, when East German Politbarometers were added to the series. The surveys are intended to assess the attitudes and opinions of eligible German voters on current events and problems, as well as on parties and politicians. In 1996, the surveys were united and were no longer designated as East or West. This data collection consists of a cumulative file of the monthly Politbarometer surveys for 1996. In these surveys, certain political questions were asked each month, while other topical questions were asked irregularly or only once. The following list of topics was derived from the summary appearing on the Web site of the Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung an der Universitaet zu Koeln (English translation) at: http://www.za.uni-koeln.de/ . (1) Topics consistently covered in monthly Politbarometer administrations include: voting intention and party preference - voting behavior in the last federal parliamentary elections - sympathy scale for the parties - satisfaction with democracy, the activities of the federal government, and opposition parties - interest of the respondent in politics and a self-assessed position on a left-right political continuum - assessment of the economic situation in the Federal Republic (and anticipated further development) and the respondent's own economic situation (and expected development) - the competence of the government and opposition parties in ensuring the security of jobs and pensions, and seeing to improvements in the economy and environmental protection - assessments of the reputations of party leaders - comparison of the social conditions of Germany with those of neighboring West European countries - attitude toward an increased acceptance of world political power through a u... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03034
Contents:
Part 1: Data File
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Contributor:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
OCLC:
61153354
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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