Local information activities 1979

SND-ID: SND 0005

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

Description Data and documentation

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.

Purpose:

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

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Contributor(s)

Iris Alfredsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science orcid

Funding

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish municipalities

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

1979-01-01–1979-12-31

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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Strömberg, L., & Westerståhl, J. (eds.) (1984) De nya kommunerna. Stockholm: Liber.
Libris Google Books
ISBN: 9789138903186

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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ISSN: 0346-5721
ISBN: 91-38-06407-3

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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ISBN: 9789138905722

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Dataset
Local information activities 1979

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

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

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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
  • Instrument: Questionnaire to the communes (Structured questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

164

Number of individuals/objects

277

Response rate/participation rate

99

Published: 1982-01-01
Last updated: 2019-05-21