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The Resource German Election Study, 1980, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim), (electronic resource)

German Election Study, 1980, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim), (electronic resource)

Label
German Election Study, 1980
Title
German Election Study, 1980
Statement of responsibility
Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study consists of a data pool of ten separate "Politbarometer" surveys that were conducted monthly by MARPLAN and organized by the Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim) as project leaders. The dataset integrates the separate surveys by coding the same question from each of the surveys under one variable. To also assure the continuity of this 1980 study with the German Electoral Data (GED) Project series, the studies for June, September and October were expanded to include questions relevant to the series, especially in eliciting information on party preference, the evaluation of leading politicians, and opinions about important political and social issues. Of particular note is the measurement of attitudes toward the political parties: several different measures were used to tap the various dimensions of party preference. Respondents were asked to separately evaluate each party and leading politicians, including the candidates for the position of Chancellor, Helmut Kohl and Helmut Schmidt, and to place the political parties on several versions of the left-right ideological dimension. Another component of the election study dealt with the respondents' opinions toward important problems, including the salience of economic issues for the German population. Open-ended questions were asked concerning the respondents' views of the economic situation, the election campaigns, a new political party, the German democratic process, improved relations between East and West Germany, relations between Germany and the United States, and the reunification of Germany. Respondents were also asked about the most important tasks facing Germany and the party that could best deal with these tasks, the reasons for the electoral outcome for each party, and respondents' political participation and voting decisions during the election campaign. Also probed were resp... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07963
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
MiAaI
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
Second Television Network (ZDF)
Geographic coverage
Germany.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • German Election Studies Series
Series volume
  • 7963
  • 7963
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public opinion
  • Elections
  • Germany (West)
  • Germany (West)
  • Germany (West)
  • Attitudes
  • Candidates
  • Economic conditions
  • Election campaigns
  • Elections
  • Foreign affairs
  • German reunification
  • International relations
  • Kohl, Helmut
  • Labor unions
  • Nuclear energy
  • Pensions
  • Political attitudes
  • Political campaigns
  • Political interest
  • Political participation
  • Political parties
  • Public confidence
  • Public opinion
  • Voter attitudes
  • Voting behavior
Target audience
specialized
Label
German Election Study, 1980, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim), (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data; Part 2: Frequencies
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045650
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07963
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017653
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07963
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017653
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
2 data files + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary.
Label
German Election Study, 1980, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim), (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data; Part 2: Frequencies
Control code
MIU01000000000000005045650
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07963
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017653
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR07963
  • (OCoLC)ocm21017653
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
2 data files + machine-readable documentation (text) + OSIRIS dictionary.

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