Dataset: Election Study 1987 (Trend Investigation)


Judgement on parties and politicians in view of the Federal Parliament election in January 1987.

summary of all Politbarometers for 1986 and spring 1987. The contents of the individual surveys are described in detail under ZA Study Nos. 1520 to 1532.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

Election Study 1987 (Trend Investigation)

Study Description

Full Title

Election Study 1987 (Trend Investigation)

Identification Number


Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
M. Berger, W. G. Gibowski, D. Roth, W. Schulte Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim

Data Distributor

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

Bibliographic Citation

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Topic Classification

Political Attitudes and Behavior


Research area: FRG without West Berlin.

Time Method

January 1986 to February 1987

Data Collector

MARPLAN, Offenbach

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample) of persons 18
years of age and older

Mode of Data Collection

Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status


Other References Note

Further Remarks

A summarized data set with the contents of all surveys and all respondents of ZA Study Nos. 1520 to 1532. Comparable investigations from the series of Politbarometers are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1053 to 1063, 1277 to 1281 and 1469 to 1479.

Data Files Description

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Type of File

Nesstar 200801


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