Local politicians 1979-80

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Description

The survey forms part of the project ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. The main issues dealt with how the organisation of political representatives looks like, its size, who becomes a local politician, and the working conditions for local politicians. It also deals with the part the political parties play in the parliamentary arena in the municipalities. Another topic is the reasons for people to leave their municipal positions of trust. The study is partly a replication of Local representatives 1968 (SSD 0110).

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0101

Description

The survey forms part of the project ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. The main issues dealt with how the organisation of political representatives looks like, its size, who becomes a local politician, and the working conditions for local politicians. It also deals with the part the political parties play in the parliamentary arena in the municipalities. Another topic is the reasons for people to leave their municipal positions of trust. The study is partly a replication of Local representatives 1968 (SSD 0110).

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1979-09-01 — 1980-02-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Local government councillors, committee members and retiring local government officers within the sample of municipalities (25-sample)

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Multistage

Funding

Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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

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

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 1

Local politicians 1979-80 - Local government councillors

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Gunnar Wallin. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Local politicians 1979-80 - Local government councillors</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002360">https://doi.org/10.5878/002360</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-09 — 1980-02

Data collector: Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Instrument: Local government questionnaire - newly elected councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Questionnaire to former councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Local government questionnaire - re-elected councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Sample size: 1179

Number of responses: 904

Non response size: 275

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

270

Number of individuals/objects

1179

Response rate/participation rate

76.7

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Dataset 2

Local politicians 1979-80 - Committee members

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Gunnar Wallin. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Local politicians 1979-80 - Committee members</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002361">https://doi.org/10.5878/002361</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-09 — 1980-02

Instrument: Committee questionnaire B (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Questionnaire to former councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Committee questionnaire D (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Committee questionnaire C (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

314

Number of individuals/objects

1265

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Dataset 3

Local politicians 1979-80 - Retiring local government councillors

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Gunnar Wallin. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Local politicians 1979-80 - Retiring local government councillors</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002362">https://doi.org/10.5878/002362</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-09 — 1980-02

Instrument: Questionnaire to former councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

107

Number of individuals/objects

390

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Dataset 4

Local politicians 1979-80 - Special questions asked to local government councillors in the 5 municipalities sample

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Gunnar Wallin. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Local politicians 1979-80 - Special questions asked to local government councillors in the 5 municipalities sample</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002363">https://doi.org/10.5878/002363</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Wallin - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection:

Instrument: Questionnaire to former councillors (Structured questionnaire)

Variables

26

Number of individuals/objects

195

Published: 1983-01-01
Last updated: 2019-05-21