Dataset: Political Attitudes, Political Participation and Voting Behavior in Reunified Germany 1994

Variable v120b: Dissatisfied with parties: 2nd

Literal Question

(Q12
<INT.: allow only one response!>
Today many people are dissatisfied with the political parties in the FRG. How about you: what bothers you most about the parties?)

2. response

1 lack of economic competence
2 don't do enough against unemployment
3 bad budgetary and financial policy
4 unfair tax policy
5 too pro-industry and pro-business
6 little commitment for the new federal states
7 missing price stability
8 missing social dedication
9 wrong youth welfare policy
10 wrong family and feminist policy
11 bad policy concerning seniors and pensions
12 neglect of housing construction
13 wrong health policy and nursing care insurance
14 neglect of internal security
15 wrong policy concerning foreigners and asylum-seekers
18 not enough dedication to the environment
19 European policy, EURO
22 other relevant political issues
24 don't show enough dedication
25 wooing of votes
27 there's no clear line
28 opportunists
29 empty promises
30 bad party politics
31 no stamina
32 party discipline is disturbing
33 too much power
36 unfair politics
37 no people's representatives
38 no trend-setting politics
39 lack of realism
40 incapability
41 unimaginative, uninspired
42 no calibre/character
43 no personalities
44 cult of personality
45 army of bureaucrats
46 missing idealism
50 dishonest, liars
51 obscure, slippery as an eel
52 unobjective, polemics
53 unfair, intolerant, unjust
54 party wrangling
55 office hunter, professional politicians
56 practise self-support
57 bribable, party sleaze
58 power-hungry
59 egomaniacs
60 tacticians, calculating
61 unscrupulous, no morals
62 arrogant, self-conceited
63 inflexible
64 dubious practices
68 not a lot public relations
69 grand appearances in the media
70 no popular touch
71 can't sell themselves
72 brainwashing (of) the people
75 too many political parties
76 it's necessary to outlaw leftist parties
77 it's necessary to outlaw rightist parties
78 predominance of large parties
79 too wide influence of small parties
84 ageing of the parties
85 disagreement within the parties
95 don't like anything
96 no interest in political paties
97 other
98 nothing, no criticism
99 NA, don't know


Values Categories N
0 3137
 76.3%
1 lack of economic competence 6
 0.1%
2 don't do enough agnst unemployment 18
 0.4%
3 bad budgetary and financial policy 21
 0.5%
4 unfair tax policy 19
 0.5%
5 too pro-industry and pro-business 9
 0.2%
6 little commitment for new fdrl states 11
 0.3%
7 missing price stability 4
 0.1%
8 missing social dedication 24
 0.6%
9 wrong youth welfare policy 3
 0.1%
10 wrong family and feminist policy 13
 0.3%
11 bad policy concerning seniors 6
 0.1%
12 neglect of housing construction 4
 0.1%
13 wrong health policy 3
 0.1%
14 neglect of internal security 8
 0.2%
15 wrong policy concrnng foreigners 13
 0.3%
18 not enough dedication to environment 6
 0.1%
22 other relevant political issues 4
 0.1%
24 don't show enough dedication 52
 1.3%
25 wooing of votes 9
 0.2%
27 there's no clear line 27
 0.7%
28 opportunists 8
 0.2%
29 empty promises 112
 2.7%
30 bad party politics 26
 0.6%
31 no stamina 5
 0.1%
32 party discipline is disturbing 4
 0.1%
33 too much power 4
 0.1%
36 unfair politics 7
 0.2%
37 no people's representatives 68
 1.7%
38 no trend-setting politics 3
 0.1%
39 lack of realism 9
 0.2%
40 incapability 12
 0.3%
41 unimaginative, uninspired 5
 0.1%
42 no calibre/character 10
 0.2%
43 no personalities 7
 0.2%
44 cult of personality 3
 0.1%
45 army of bureaucrats 9
 0.2%
46 missing idealism 4
 0.1%
50 dishonest, liars 38
 0.9%
51 obscure, slippery as an eel 15
 0.4%
52 unobjective, polemics 26
 0.6%
53 unfair, intolerant, unjust 9
 0.2%
54 party wrangling 52
 1.3%
55 office hunter, professional politicians 24
 0.6%
56 practise self-support 62
 1.5%
57 bribable, party sleaze 27
 0.7%
58 power-hungry 33
 0.8%
59 egomaniacs 50
 1.2%
60 tacticians, calculating 18
 0.4%
62 arrogant, self-conceited 11
 0.3%
63 inflexible 7
 0.2%
64 dubious practices 2
 0.0%
68 not a lot public relations 1
 0.0%
69 grand appearances in the media 3
 0.1%
70 no popular touch 23
 0.6%
71 can't sell themselves 5
 0.1%
72 brainwashing (of) the people 1
 0.0%
75 too many political parties 3
 0.1%
76 it's necessary to outlaw leftist parties 2
 0.0%
77 it's necessary to outlaw rightist parties 2
 0.0%
79 too wide influence of small parties 1
 0.0%
84 ageing of the parties 1
 0.0%
97 other 1
 0.0%
99 NA, don't know 1
 0.0%

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 4111
Missing cases 0
Minimum 0.0
Maximum 99.0
This variable is numeric

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