Local politicians 1993

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Henry Bäck - University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration

Description:

This survey is part of the research programme ´Demokrati i förändring´. The main purpose was to look into changes in the idea of the role as a local politician and in the working conditions of local politicians taking place since the corresponding survey in 1980, ´Local Politicians, 1979-80´ (SSD 0101). The changes are related to ´the local authority reorganisation´ in shape of ´privatisation´ and ´new democratic structures´. The questionnaire, addressed to local authority and county council politicians, contained background information such as age, place of residence, marital status, education, citizenship, occupation, political party and for how long time one had been a member of the party, and time for first assignment. Other questions dealt with the opinion of the general public regarding local politicians; the attitude of people around the respondent towards the political commitment; and contacts with the general public, mass media, associations, organisations, and companies concerning local issues during the last year. For a number of local authority areas the respondent had to state if

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Subject area:

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

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Responsible department/unit:

Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Henry Bäck - University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0482

Description:

This survey is part of the research programme ´Demokrati i förändring´. The main purpose was to look into changes in the idea of the role as a local politician and in the working conditions of local politicians taking place since the corresponding survey in 1980, ´Local Politicians, 1979-80´ (SSD 0101). The changes are related to ´the local authority reorganisation´ in shape of ´privatisation´ and ´new democratic structures´. The questionnaire, addressed to local authority and county council politicians, contained background information such as age, place of residence, marital status, education, citizenship, occupation, political party and for how long time one had been a member of the party, and time for first assignment. Other questions dealt with the opinion of the general public regarding local politicians; the attitude of people around the respondent towards the political commitment; and contacts with the general public, mass media, associations, organisations, and companies concerning local issues during the last year. For a number of local authority areas the respondent had to state if

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1993-05-01 — 1993-10-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Unavailable

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Sampling procedure:

Probability: Cluster
Probability: Stratified

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)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords:

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Bäck, H. (1995) Att vara kommunalpolitiker på 90-talet : preliminära resultat av 1993 års kommunalpolitikerundersökning. Stockholm: Department of Political Science.

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Version 1.0:

Dataset 1

Local politicians 1993 - Mail questionnaire

Suggested citation:

Henry Bäck. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). Local politicians 1993 - Mail questionnaire. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/1c1p-a947

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Henry Bäck - University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-05-01 — 1993-10-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

323

Number of individuals/objects:

1710

Version 1.0:

Dataset 2

Local politicians 1993 - Total survey

Suggested citation:

Henry Bäck. Stockholm University, Department of Political Science (1995). Local politicians 1993 - Total survey. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/rkyd-m307

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Henry Bäck - University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-05-01 — 1993-10-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

6236

Number of individuals/objects:

40

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