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ZA0428: International Relations (February 1964, Germany)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1969): International Relations (February 1964, Germany). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0428 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0428
TitleInternational Relations (February 1964, Germany)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1969)
Date of Collection02.1964 - 02.1964
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt


AbstractAttitude to problems of international policy, views about selected countries and the image of the USA. Topics: Most important problems of the FRG; satisfaction with standard of living; attitude to France, USA, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and China; preferred East-West orientation of the FRG; judgement on American or Soviet foreign policy and the desire for peace of the superpowers; judgement on the military strength of the two superpowers; willingness for an increased European defense contribution; assessment of the danger of a Soviet attack and the will for freedom of the Americans as well as of the Soviet citizens; judgement on the equity of the distribution of income in selected countries; perceived rapproachment of the superpowers; attitude to a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons tests between the USA and the Soviet Union; attitude to disarmament; assumed cause for a nuclear war; attitude to a united Europe; desired conduct of a European Community regarding the United States; perceived influence of organizations and associations on the FRG; attitude to American private investments in the FRG and to European foreign aid; assessment of the development of the Soviet-Chinese conflict; attitude to the UN and a UN military force; knowledge of race problems in the USA and influence of race problems on the image of the USA; particularly admired politician in Western Europe; listening to foreign radio stations; membership in a trade union; party preference. Demography: age (classified); sex; occupation; state. Interviewer rating: length of interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; difficulties in answering questions; number of contact attempts; city size; date of interview.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.3 Conflict, security and peace


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG without West Berlin
UniverseAge: 21 and older.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 02.1964

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)
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Further Remarks

NotesThe study is part of an international comparative investigation; the summarized description is archived under ZA Study No. 2073.
Number of Units: 1200
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS


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  • International Relations
    Principal Investigator: USIA, Washington; Data Collector: DIVO, Frankfurt