Democracy and bureaucracy in foreign affairs and domestic policy: Citizens' survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sten Berglund - Örebro University, Department of Social and Political Sciences

Description

In this study the respondent had to answer questions about interest in politics, party preference, party most disliked, actual vote in the 1979 election and voting intention at a hypothetical election on the day of answering the questionnaire. There were also a number of questions on the opinion of the parties regarding: employment, equality between men and women, wage-earners´ investment fund, energy and nuclear power, schools and education, defence, taxes, aid to developing countries, child care, state control of private enterprises, and foreign affairs. The respondents had to give their opinion on different statements regarding foreign affairs, defence policy, and school issues, and also to give their idea of the opinion of the political parties regarding the same statements. In addition the study deals with the respondents opinion on how to influence political decisions, and opinion on the influence different groups and organizations have on foreign affairs, defence policy, and school issues.

Subject area

Educational policy, Political behaviour and attitudes, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Umeå University, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sten Berglund - Örebro University, Department of Social and Political Sciences

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0214

Description

In this study the respondent had to answer questions about interest in politics, party preference, party most disliked, actual vote in the 1979 election and voting intention at a hypothetical election on the day of answering the questionnaire. There were also a number of questions on the opinion of the parties regarding: employment, equality between men and women, wage-earners´ investment fund, energy and nuclear power, schools and education, defence, taxes, aid to developing countries, child care, state control of private enterprises, and foreign affairs. The respondents had to give their opinion on different statements regarding foreign affairs, defence policy, and school issues, and also to give their idea of the opinion of the political parties regarding the same statements. In addition the study deals with the respondents opinion on how to influence political decisions, and opinion on the influence different groups and organizations have on foreign affairs, defence policy, and school issues.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1979-01-01 — 1979-01-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Time Method

Subject area

Educational policy, Political behaviour and attitudes, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Associated documentation

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Democracy and bureaucracy in foreign affairs and domestic policy: Citizens´ survey

Suggested citation

Sten Berglund. Umeå University, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Democracy and bureaucracy in foreign affairs and domestic policy: Citizens´ survey</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002447">https://doi.org/10.5878/002447</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sten Berglund - Örebro University, Department of Social and Political Sciences

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

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

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

310

Number of individuals/objects

2287

Published: 1987-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06