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ZA2132: Spring Study 1990

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1992): Spring Study 1990. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2132 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA2132
TitleSpring Study 1990
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1992)
Date of Collection03.1990 - 03.1990
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin


AbstractJudgement on parties and politicians. Political attitudes. Topics: Judgement on general as well personal economic situation as well as assessment of further development in a year; interest in politics; estimated influence of voters on politics; greatest political problems; most important social goals (scale); personal change in party voted for; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election 1987; satisfaction with party voted for; party preference (first and second votes, ballot procedure); attitude to the Republicans in Federal Parliament and acceptance of the Republicans; attitude to NATO and a neutral Europe; national pride; satisfaction with democracy; self-assessment and classification of the federal parties on a left-right continuum; party inclination; judgement on striving for justice; perceived discrimination in one´s own social position and expected future changes; attitude to admission of emigrants from the GDR, ethnic Germans from East Bloc nations and guest workers as well as persons seeking asylum; detailed demographic information on most frequent conversation partners and relationship of the conversation partners among one other; party preference of primary contact persons; closeness to church; fear of unemployment or short time work; self-assessment of social class; union membership and solidarity with trade unions; occupation in the civil service; primarily or partially carrying out jobs in household. The following question was posed to emigrants from East Germany: time of moving to the FRG.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections
  • 13 Social stratification and groupings


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG without West Berlin
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Multi-stage stratified random sample (random route)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorEMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 03.1990

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

NotesFurther studies from the series of spring and autumn studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2133 as well as 1807 to 1811 and 1450 to 1456.
Number of Units: 1899
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


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