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ZA1953: Spring Study 1987

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1991): Spring Study 1987. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1953 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1953
TitleSpring Study 1987
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1991)
Date of Collection01.1987 - 01.1987
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin


AbstractJudgement on the parties. Attitude to political questions. Political and social orientation. Topics: judgement on the current economic situation in the Federal Republic and expected further development; judgement on the development of unemployment; interest in politics; party inclination; party inclination in principle or based on the situation; most important criteria for party allegiance (scale); issue relevance and issue competence of the parties; the party with the greatest ability to solve the future problems of the Federal Republic; personal change in party voted for; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; party preference (Sunday question and ballot procedure); certainty of one´s voting decision; intent to participate in the election; attitude to election of the FDP to make possible a coalition government with the CDU; assessment of the willingmess of the SPD to form a coalition with the Greens; acceptance of an SPD-Greens coalition; social values (scale: significance of tradition, achievement, spiritual change, citizen involvement, money, law and justice); sympathy scale for the parties and top politicians; self-classification as well as classification of the major parties on a left-right continuum; religiousness; ties to church; fear of unemployment or short time work; self-classification of social class; social mobility; union membership and offices held; solidarity with trade unions; eligible voters and age of children in the household.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Multi-stage stratified random selection (Random-Route)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorEMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 01.1987

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

NotesFurther Spring Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1450, 1453 1455, 1501 to 1504, 1506, 1507, 1807, 1810 and 1955. The Autumn Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1452, 1454, 1456, 1505, 1508, 1808, 1809, 1811, 1954 and 1956.
Number of Units: 1053
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Veen, Hans-Joachim; Noelle-Neumann, Elisabeth (Hrsg.): Wählerverhalten im Wandel: Bestimmungsgründe und politisch-kulturelle Trends am Beispiel der Bundestagswahl 1987. Zürich: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1991. (Studien zur Politik, Band 16)
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