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ZA2418: Attitudes to Jews and other Minorities

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation The American Jewish Committee, New York (1994): Attitudes to Jews and other Minorities. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2418 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA2418
TitleAttitudes to Jews and other Minorities
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1994)
Date of Collection01.1994 - 01.1994
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • The American Jewish Committee, New York


AbstractAttitude to Jews and other minorities. Topics: Attitude to West Germans/East Germans, gipsies, Arabs, Vietnamese, Turks, Poles, Africans and Jews as neighbors; provocative behavior by these population groups; judgement on protection of foreigners by authorities; judgement on the influence of large concerns, trade unions, media, banks, Americans, Japanese, churches and Jews on society; assessment of antisemitism in Germany and expected development in the next few years; attitude to a Jewish candidate for Federal President; judgement on the influence of Jews on world events; significance of the term Holocaust as well as Auschwitz, Dachau, Treblinka; Auschwitz as lie or truth; knowledge about the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust as well as population groups persecuted by the Nazis; knowledge about the star of David; attitude to a Holocaust Memorial; importance of knowledge about National Socialist perscution of Jews for Germans; perceived exploitation of the Holocaust for personal intents by Jews; attitude to considering finished the topic of persecution of Jews in the past; religious denomination; party preference; interest in politics; union membership; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 11.4 Political ideology
  • 13.8 Minorities
  • 13.9 Social exclusion


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseGerman citizens over 18 years
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorEMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 01.1994

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 current data set is part of an omnibus survey. For the first two questions in Eastern Germany the question was posed regarding the attitude to West Germans and vice versa.
Number of Units: 1469
Number of Variables: 91
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


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