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ZA2134: Attitude to Unification of the Two German Nations (March 1990)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1992): Attitude to Unification of the Two German Nations (March 1990). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2134 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2134
Study No.ZA2134
TitleAttitude to Unification of the Two German Nations (March 1990)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2134 (Publication Year 1992)
Date of Collection19.03.1990 - 01.04.1990
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin

Content

AbstractAttitude to unification of the two German nations. Topics: Confidence in the future; judgement on one´s own economic situation at the current point in time as well as in a year; preferred manner of cooperation of FRG and USA; national pride; attitude to admission of emigrants from the GDR, ethnic Germans from East Bloc nations, guest workers and persons seeking asylum; assessment of the burdens for the Federal Republic arising from this; attitude to unification of the two German nations; short-term and long-term expected consequences of unification (two comparable scales); expected advantages of reunification for businesses or workers; readiness for social and political changes in the framework of unification; preference for sovereignty of the GDR and presumed standpoint of the population in both the East and West on this question; desired point in time for unification; estimated time required to reach western standard of living in the GDR; expected influence of GDR elections on the flow of emigrants from East Germany; ability of the parties in questions of unification; effects of currency union on the stability of monetary value; capability of the FRG to construct a new GDR economy; party preference; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election 1987; satisfaction with party voted for; religiousness; interest in moving to the GDR.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 17.4 Economic conditions and indicators
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG without West Berlin
UniverseEligible voters living in private households with telephone
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Multi-stage stratified random sample according to the ADM Mastersample based on current telephone directories
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview
Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorEMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 19.03.1990 - 01.04.1990

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2134 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
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Further Remarks

NotesA comparable study is archived under ZA Study No. 2135.
Number of Units: 2022
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -

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