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ZA0433: International Relations (August 1955, Germany)

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  • ZA0433_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 451 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1970): International Relations (August 1955, Germany). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0433 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0433
TitleInternational Relations (August 1955, Germany)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1970)
Date of Collection08.1955 - 08.1955
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt


AbstractAttitude to problems of international policy and above all the policies of the superpowers. Topics: Judgement on one´s own economic situation; knowledge of space flight projects and attitude to them; attitude to atomic energy, selected countries and politicians in east and west; characterization of the USA and the Soviet Union; assessment of the danger of war and the efforts of the superpowers to prevent a world war; desired political orientation of the FRG; attitude to NATO, a disarmament treaty and admission of China into the UN; evaluation of freedom of movement in the countries of Eastern Europe and the seriousness of the American and Soviet efforts to outlaw nuclear weapons; assessment of the danger of a war between the USA and China and between China and Formosa; party preference; membership in a trade union. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; household income; head of household; state. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; 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 Saarland and without West Berlin
UniverseAge: 21-79.
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
  • 08.1955

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

NotesThe study is part of an international comparative investigation; the summarized description is archived under ZA Study No. 1970.
Number of Units: 864
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS


  • Merritt, Richard L.; Puchala, Donald J. (Hrsg.): Western European Perspectives on International Affairs: Public Opinion Studies and Evaluations. New York: Praeger 1968.
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.: Demokratisierung und sozialer Wandel in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Sekundäranalyse von Umfragedaten 1953-1974. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1976.
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  • International Relations
    Principal Investigator: USIA, Washington; Data Collector: DIVO, Frankfurt