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ZA2396: Attitudes on Current Questions of Domestic Policy (1993)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Berger, Manfred; Jung, Matthias; Roth, Dieter (1994): Attitudes on Current Questions of Domestic Policy (1993). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2396 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA2396
TitleAttitudes on Current Questions of Domestic Policy (1993)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1994)
Date of Collection05.1993 - 05.1993
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Berger, Manfred - Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
  • Jung, Matthias - Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
  • Roth, Dieter - Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim


AbstractAttitudes to current topics of domestic policy. Topics: Satisfaction with democracy; party preference; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; trust in public institutions (scale); importance of federal institutions (scale); preferred development of society (scale); most important goals of domestic policy. Attitude to foreigners and the right to asylum; assumptions about abuse of the right to asylum; attitude to a limit to admission for applicants for political asylum and to consistent deportation of those whose application for asylum was denied; closeness to accomodations for applicants for political asylum and problems with applicants for political asylum; necessity of foreign workers for the German economy. Satisfaction with social conditions in the Federal Republic; satisfaction with the constitution; perceived threat to public safety; desire for stricter laws or expanded powers for the police; perceived personal threat from selected forms of crime. Political participation and readiness for protest behavior; preference for national or Europe-wide solution of selected political problems; assessment of the advantageousness of EC membership of the country; attitude to an increased acceptance of responsibility in world politics by the Federal Republic. Estimated duration until achievement of equivalent living conditions in Eastern and Western Germany; attitude to putting an end to processing of the GDR past; conducting social conflicts with violence. Self-classification on a left-right continuum; reduction in election turnout as danger to democracy; election turnout reduction as protest behavior or reduction of interest in politics; classification of voters for right-wing radical parties as dedicated supporters or protest voters; importance of the problem of right-wing radicalism; stricter laws to combat right-wing extremism; attitude to government defense against radicals of right and left; assessment of the jeopardy to democracy from left-wing extremist and right-wing extremist groups and organizations (scale); attitude to the application of Berlin to conduct the Olympic Games; preference for a monthly increase in fees or increased advertising to finance the television stations ARD {First German Television Network} and ZDF {Second German Television Network}; accepted extent and point in time for advertising on public television; attitude to advertising in the breaks in sports broadcasts; judgement on the extent of presentation of violence on television and attitude to so-called reality TV. Jeopardy to job of respondent or a close person; union membership; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 9.2 Mass media
  • 11.4 Political ideology
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseThe population eligible to vote
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach; USUMA, Berlin
Date of Collection
  • 05.1993

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

NotesComparable investigations on current questions of domestic policy were commissioned by the Bundesministerium des Inneren {Department of the Interior}. The studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1373, 1463, 1516, 1662, 1698, 1763, 1937, 1967, 2120 as well as 2288.
Number of Units: 2577
Number of Variables: 151
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


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