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ZA1313: Topic Boom in the Federal Parliament Election Campaign 1980

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Sarcinelli, Ulrich (1984): Topic Boom in the Federal Parliament Election Campaign 1980. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1313 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1313
TitleTopic Boom in the Federal Parliament Election Campaign 1980
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1984)
Date of Collection07.1979 - 10.1980
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Sarcinelli, Ulrich - Seminar für Politikwissenschaft der EWH Koblenz


AbstractElection campaign topics prior to the Federal Parliament election 1980. Topics: encoding of topic contents of the information sheet ´Nachrichtenspiegel/Inland II´ {mirror on news/domestic II} produced daily by the press and information office of the Federal Government and which on about 10 pages contains a summary of politically relevant events of the day based on the evaluation of about 22 daily and weekly newspapers and also radio and television reporting. The following is covered in encoded form in this data set: date, position of election campaign topic in the publication; number of topics; reference to interaction within or between parties; addressee for the statement; reference to topics or persons of the report; topic designation.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Elections
Old Topics Old Topics
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
UniverseThe ´Nachrichtenspiegel/Inland II´ {mirror on the news/domestic II} produced by the press and information office of the Federal Government in the specified survey period and encoding of election campaign topics addressed.
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Text Unit
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Total universe/Complete enumeration
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Content coding
Encoding of text data
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorSeminar fuer Politikwissenschaft der EWH Koblenz
Date of Collection
  • 07.1979 - 10.1980

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
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 937
Number of Variables: 13
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


  • Czerwick, Edwin; Sarcinelli, Ulrich: Themenkonjunktur im BTW Wahlkampf 1980. Außenpolitik und Wahlkampf: Eine Analyse zur Rolle der Außenpolitik im Bundestagswahlkampf 1979/1980. Analysen und Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Parteidemokratie. Band 1. Koblenz: (Seminar für Politikwissenschaft) 1982.
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  • German Federal Election Studies
    The data base consists of one-off surveys, panel surveys, and cumulated surveys. It comprises representative polls for all German federal elections since 1949.
    Further studies are listed under GLES (German Longitudinal Election Study).