Local elections 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

Håkan Magnusson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Janerik Gidlund - Umeå University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Leif Johansson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Törnqvist - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Lars-Olof Olander - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Jan Widberg - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Description:

The second project started as a result of a decision of the Swedish Parliament taken in December 1978. The research program was designed by a government commission, the Commission on Local Democracy, in collaborations with members of the previous Local Government Research Group. The purpose of this project was to evaluate the reapportionment reform which had been implemented five years earlier, to some extent in relation to research findings of the previous project. In five communes, which were to be the object of more intensive studies, the interview sample comprised 300 persons per commune. In the other 45 communes the sample comprised 40 persons per commune. The interview scheme contained questions about the respondent´s opinion of the local authorities achievements in different issues, such as child care, care of the aged, schools, and housing. A question concerning the priorities of activities covered 14 fields of service and within each field the respondent were asked whether the service was good as it was, needed to be increased, or could be reduced. Other questions dealt with the respo

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Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
political behaviour and attitudes, elections, political ideology, government, political systems and organisations, community, urban and rural life (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Principal organisation:

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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Håkan Magnusson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Janerik Gidlund - Umeå University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Leif Johansson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Törnqvist - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Lars-Olof Olander - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Jan Widberg - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0100

Description:

The second project started as a result of a decision of the Swedish Parliament taken in December 1978. The research program was designed by a government commission, the Commission on Local Democracy, in collaborations with members of the previous Local Government Research Group. The purpose of this project was to evaluate the reapportionment reform which had been implemented five years earlier, to some extent in relation to research findings of the previous project. In five communes, which were to be the object of more intensive studies, the interview sample comprised 300 persons per commune. In the other 45 communes the sample comprised 40 persons per commune. The interview scheme contained questions about the respondent´s opinion of the local authorities achievements in different issues, such as child care, care of the aged, schools, and housing. A question concerning the priorities of activities covered 14 fields of service and within each field the respondent were asked whether the service was good as it was, needed to be increased, or could be reduced. Other questions dealt with the respo

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Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1979-08-01

Instrument:

Voters´study (Structured questionnaire)

Five communes survey (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Time Method:

Funding:

Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
political behaviour and attitudes, elections, political ideology, government, political systems and organisations, community, urban and rural life (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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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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ISBN: 9789138905722

Westerståhl, J., & Johansson, F. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Medborgarna och kommunen : studier av medborgerlig aktivitet och representativ folkstyrelse (Ds Kn 1981:12). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06356-5.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06356-5
ISSN: 0346-5721

Gidlund, J., Engberg, J., Hallin, U-B, & Lidström, A. (1982) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Folkrörelser och kommunalpolitik (Ds Kn 1982:3). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06859-1.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06859-1
ISSN: 0346-5721

Olander, L-O. (1980) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Förnyelse och variation i ortssystemet : servicens, transportsystemets och åtkomlighetens förändring i några svenska kommuner mot bakgrund av indelningsreformen (DS Kn 1980:6). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-05781-6.
ISBN: 91-38-05781-6
ISSN: 0346-5721

Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Utvärdering av kommundelningar : erfarenheter av Motala och Åsele kommuners delning (Ds Kn 1981:21). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06579-7.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06579-7
ISSN: 0346-5721

Sannerstedt, A. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Attityder till kommunal service (Ds Kn 1981:22). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 913806586X.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06586-X
ISSN: 0346-5721

Johansson, L. (1982) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunal servicevariation (Ds Kn 1982:2). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06821-4.
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ISBN: 91-38-06821-4
ISSN: 0346-5721

Wallin, G., Bäck, H., & Tabor, M. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalpolitikerna : rekrytering, arbetsförhållanden, funktioner : Del 1 (Ds Kn 1981:17). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06537-1.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06537-1
ISSN: 0346-5721

Magnusson, H. (1982) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Den kommunala budgetprocessen (Ds Kn 1982:5). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06919-9.
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ISBN: 91-38-06919-9
ISSN: 0346-5721

Strömberg, L., & Norell, P-O. (1982) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalförvaltningen (Ds Kn 1982:8). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-72589-4.
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ISBN: 91-38-72589-4
ISSN: 0346-5721

Olander, L-O., & Wiberg, J. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Hushållen och servicelandskapet : geografiska studier av utnyttjande och attityder (Ds Kn 1981:10). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06357-3.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06357-3
ISSN: 0346-5721

Betänkande. Utvärdering av kommunindelningsreformen : förslag till forskningsprogram (Ds Kn 1978:5) Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-04299-1.
ISBN: 91-38-04299-1
ISSN: 0346-5721

Schmidt, S. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. De valdas val : kommunal beslutsstruktur och beslutsprocess (Ds Kn 1981:23). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06613-0.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06613-0
ISSN: 0346-5721

Eriksson, S. (1982) Kommunurval, väljarurval och analysansatser (Ds Kn 1982:4).

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

Widberg, J. (1979) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Från socken till kommunblock : en studie av kommunala indelningar och indelningsreformer i Sverige (Ds Kn 1979:14). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-05330-6.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-05330-6
ISSN: 0346-5721

Wallin, G., Bäck, H., & Tabor, M. (1981) Kommunalpolitikerna. Rekrytering - Arbetsförhållanden - Funktioner. Del 2 (Ds Kn 1981:18).
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-06612-2
ISSN: 0346-5721

Gidlund, J., & Gidlund, G. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Ty riket är ditt och makten : de politiska partiernas roll i svenska kommuner (Ds Kn 1981:15). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06436-7.
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ISBN: 91-38-06436-7
ISSN: 0346-5721

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

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Version 1.0:

1995-08-16 doi:10.5878/002358

Dataset 1

Local elections 1979 - Voters' study

Suggested citation:

Lennart Brantgärde, Håkan Magnusson, Jörgen Westerståhl, Lars Strömberg, Janerik Gidlund, Gunnar Wallin, Leif Johansson, Gunnar Törnqvist, Lars-Olof Olander, Jan Widberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1995). Local elections 1979 - Voters' study. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002358

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Håkan Magnusson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Janerik Gidlund - Umeå University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Leif Johansson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Törnqvist - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Lars-Olof Olander - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Jan Widberg - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Description:

The Voters' study include respondents from all 50 municipalities.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-08-01 — 1979-11-16

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Sample size: 3300

Number of responses: 2699

Non response size: 601

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

235

Number of individuals/objects:

2699

Response rate/participation rate:

72%

Version 1.0:

1995-08-16 doi:10.5878/002359

Dataset 2

Local elections 1979 - Five communes' study

Suggested citation:

Lennart Brantgärde, Håkan Magnusson, Jörgen Westerståhl, Lars Strömberg, Janerik Gidlund, Gunnar Wallin, Leif Johansson, Gunnar Törnqvist, Lars-Olof Olander, Jan Widberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1995). Local elections 1979 - Five communes' study. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002359

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Håkan Magnusson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Janerik Gidlund - Umeå University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Leif Johansson - Lund University, Department of Political Science

Gunnar Törnqvist - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Lars-Olof Olander - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Jan Widberg - Lund University, Department of Social and Economic Geography

Description:

In five communes, which were to be the object of more intensive studies, the interview sample comprised 300 persons per commune. The questionnaire contained the same questions as the Voters' study, but it also included a number of questions about specific local issues and local service.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-08-01 — 1979-11-16

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Sample size: 1500

Number of responses: 1198

Non response size: 302

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

331

Number of individuals/objects:

1198

Response rate/participation rate:

80%

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