Citizen survey 1987

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Description

This survey forms part of the report on power ´Maktutredningen´, and deals with the citizen´s possibilities to influence. To study the citizen´s possibilities to affect hers/his own situation six different areas of life were chosen. Questions concerning the citizen´s role as a resident dealt with type of housing, participation in meetings or other activities arranged by tenants´ association or similar, activities together with neighbours, possibilities to affect housing conditions, reason for discontent in regard to housing during the last year, activities to accomplish improvements/counteract impairment, and if the demands were met. The role as a consumer were illustrated by questions concerning purchases of capital goods during the last year, possibilities to estimate the quality, choose between different manufactures, and to determine whether the purchase was the best value for money, discontent in regard to purchases during the last year, attempt to get adjustments, and if the demands were met. Questions about health and medical care dealt with own experience of medical care, concerning li

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Subject area

Consumption and consumer behaviour, Housing, Working conditions, Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Family life and marriage, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University, Department of Government

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0474

Alternative title

MBU87

Description

This survey forms part of the report on power ´Maktutredningen´, and deals with the citizen´s possibilities to influence. To study the citizen´s possibilities to affect hers/his own situation six different areas of life were chosen. Questions concerning the citizen´s role as a resident dealt with type of housing, participation in meetings or other activities arranged by tenants´ association or similar, activities together with neighbours, possibilities to affect housing conditions, reason for discontent in regard to housing during the last year, activities to accomplish improvements/counteract impairment, and if the demands were met. The role as a consumer were illustrated by questions concerning purchases of capital goods during the last year, possibilities to estimate the quality, choose between different manufactures, and to determine whether the purchase was the best value for money, discontent in regard to purchases during the last year, attempt to get adjustments, and if the demands were met. Questions about health and medical care dealt with own experience of medical care, concerning li

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1987-09-15 — 1987-10-25

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-80 years and resididents of Sweden in July 1987

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

Consumption and consumer behaviour, Housing, Working conditions, Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Family life and marriage, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Blomberg, G., Westholm, A. & Petersson, O. (1989). Medborgarundersökningen: råtabeller. Uppsala: Maktutredningen.
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Petersson, O., Westholm, A. & Blomberg, G. (1989) Medborgarnas makt. Stockholm: Carlssons Bokförlag.
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ISBN: 9789177982241

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Version 1.0

Dataset 1

Citizen survey 1987 - Main survey

Suggested citation

Anders Westholm, Olof Petersson. Uppsala University, Department of Government (1995). <em>Citizen survey 1987 - Main survey</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002901">https://doi.org/10.5878/002901</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1987-09-15 — 1987-10-25

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

455

Number of individuals/objects

2688

Version 1.0

Dataset 2

Citizen survey 1987 - Family survey

Suggested citation

Anders Westholm, Olof Petersson. Uppsala University, Department of Government (1995). <em>Citizen survey 1987 - Family survey</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002902">https://doi.org/10.5878/002902</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

910

Number of individuals/objects

347

Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-12-11