Local information activities 1979

This study is part of the collection Evaluation of the commune reapportionment reform

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description:

The purpose of this survey was to illustrate the information activities of the Swedish municipalities during a period of increasing need for local information, due to the amalgamation reform and the expansion of local activities. A mail questionnaire, framed in collaboration with the information department of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities, was sent to all local governments. The questionnaire included questions on information papers and other summaries of local service and activities, information bureaus and local advertising. Other questions dealt with information to immigrants and other groups in society.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Contributor(s):

Iris Alfredsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0005

Purpose:

Provide a current picture of the Swedish municipalities actions to inform the general public

Description:

The purpose of this survey was to illustrate the information activities of the Swedish municipalities during a period of increasing need for local information, due to the amalgamation reform and the expansion of local activities. A mail questionnaire, framed in collaboration with the information department of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities, was sent to all local governments. The questionnaire included questions on information papers and other summaries of local service and activities, information bureaus and local advertising. Other questions dealt with information to immigrants and other groups in society.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1979-01-01 — 1979-12-31

Instrument:

Questionnaire to the communes (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish municipalities

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Funding:

Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Publications

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Brantgärde, L., Alfredsson, I., & Sjölin, M. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalpolitik, massmedier och medborgare : Studier av kunskaper, mediautbud och förutsättningar för lokal opinionsbildning (Ds Kn 1981:13). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06407-3.
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Strömberg, L., & Westerståhl, J. (eds.) (1984) De nya kommunerna. Stockholm: Liber.
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Strömberg, L., & Westerståhl, J. (eds.) (1984) The new Swedish communes : a summary of local government research. Stockholm: Liber. ISBN 91-38-90572-8.
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Version 1.0:

1988-11-01 doi:10.5878/001127

Available documentation:

Local information activities 1979

Citation:

Lennart Brantgärde. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1988). Local information activities 1979. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001127

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-03

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

164

Number of individuals/objects:

277

Response rate/participation rate:

99%