Local politicians 1993

SND-ID: SND 0482

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Henry Bäck - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

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

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Stockholm University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Unavailable

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Cluster
Probability: Stratified

Time period(s) investigated

1993-05-01–1993-10-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

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)

Publications

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

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Dataset 1
Local politicians 1993 - Mail questionnaire

Version 1.0

Citation

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

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Henry Bäck - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

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

Dataset 2
Local politicians 1993 - Total survey

Version 1.0

Citation

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

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Henry Bäck - Stockholm University, Department of Political Science

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

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Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2021-04-21