Dataset: Cologne Election Study (Federal Republic, November 1961)

Abstract

Attitude to current political problems and evaluation of the parties immediately after the formation of a new Federal Government.

Topics:

assessment of the current and future economic situation of respondent and of the future economic situation of the FRG (Katona questions);
satisfaction with what one has personally achieved;
frequency of political discussions;
judgement on Adenauer and Brandt in the Berlin Crisis;
preferred federal chancellor;
sympathy scale for political personalities and for the SPD, CDU/CSU, FDP;
most recent change in one´s own party evaluation;
party preference;
image of CDU or CSU, SPD and FDP;
voting decision at earlier Federal Parliament elections and voting decision in the Federal Parliament election 1961;
attitude towards elections;
perceived sources of election campaign financing for the three major parties;
attitude to various financing alternatives;
assessment of the danger of war;
Scheuch Index.

Demography:

head of household;
marital status;
occupation;
employment;
sex;
social origins;
age;
school education;
vocational training;
household income;
size of household;
religious denomination;
regional origins;
sex;
state.

Interviewer rating:

social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate;
number of contact attempts; city size.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

Cologne Election Study (Federal Republic, November 1961)

Study Description

Full Title

Cologne Election Study (Federal Republic, November 1961)

Identification Number

ZA0057E

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Scheuch, Erwin K. Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
Wildenmann, Rudolf Forschungsinstitut für Politische Wissenschaft und Europäische Fragen, Universität zu Köln
Baumert, Gerhard DIVO, Frankfurt

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (archive release data set and DDI documentation), http://www.gesis.org/ GESIS

Date of Production

2014-12-09

Place of Production

Cologne, Germany

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany GESIS

Version

Version 2.0.0 (2014-12-09), doi:10.4232/1.11990

Date: 2014-12-09

Type: GESIS archive edition

Version Responsibility Statement

GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences

Bibliographic Citation

Scheuch, Erwin K.; Wildenmann, Rudolf; Baumert, Gerhard (2014):
Cologne Election Study (Federal Republic, November 1961). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0057 Data file Version 2.0.0, doi:10.4232/1.11990.

Topic Classification

  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Mass political behaviour, attitudes / opinion
  • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Elections

Geographic Coverage

Germany FRG incl. West Berlin

Universe

Age: 16-70

Time Method

1961-11 - 1961-12

Data Collector

DIVO, Frankfurt

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage random sample

Mode of Data Collection

Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status

A

Access Authority

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier

Related Materials

ZA0057_fb.pdf
(Questionnaire)

Datasets

STATA
ZA0057_v2-0-0_en.dta

SPSS Portable
ZA0057_v2-0-0_en.por

SPSS
ZA0057_v2-0-0_en.sav

ZA0060_cdb.pdf
German (Variable Report)

ZA0057_cdb_en.pdf
English (Variable Report)

Related Publications

Related Publications

Scheuch, Erwin K.; Wildenmann, Rudolf (Hrsg.):
Zur Soziologie der Wahl.
Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1965
(Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 9)

Other References Note

Further Remarks

The third part of a three-part trend survey with largely identical questionnaires (see ZA Study Nos. 0055 and 0056).

Data Files Description

File Name

ZA0057-2.0.NSDstat

Overall Case Count

1715

Overall Variable Count

187

Type of File

Nesstar 200801

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