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ZA3301: Difficulties of Recent East Zone Refugees

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Difficulties of Recent East Zone Refugees. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3301 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3301
TitleDifficulties of Recent East Zone Refugees
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2000)
Date of Collection09.1952 - 09.1952
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington


AbstractAttitudes of refugees from the GDR. Topics: reasons for fleeing from the GDR; encouragement by the West to flee; ex post judgement on the decision to flee; change of opinion on the West since fleeing. Demography: age; occupation; school education; sex; country of origin; city size; refugee status; length of stay in refugee camp.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration


Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
UniverseRefugees from the GDR
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Random selection in 4 refugee scamps in West Berlin (Karlsbad; Asconiawerke; Gatow; Fichtebunker).
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 09.1952

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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Number of Variables: 41
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