ISSP 1995 - National identity I: Sweden

This study is part of the collection ISSP - International Social Survey Programme

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1995 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and it focuses on national identity. Respondents were asked to comment on various topics regarding national identity, such as how 'close' they felt to Sweden, national pride, Sweden's relations with other countries, and treatment of immigrants and minority groups. Those queried were asked to describe the pride they felt towards Sweden's accomplishments in the following areas: political influence, economics, social security, science and technology, sports, the arts, armed forces, history, and treatment of others. A series of questions probed for respondents' views regarding international relations, including foreign trade restrictions, international problem-solving attempts, foreign language education, the purchase of land by foreigners, the nationality of television programs and movies, and the benefits of membership in regional international organizations. Respondents were also asked to assess their countries´ treatment of minority groups and immigrants. Topics covered the preservation of minority tradit

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0502

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1995 investigating National identity: Sweden.

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1995 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and it focuses on national identity. Respondents were asked to comment on various topics regarding national identity, such as how 'close' they felt to Sweden, national pride, Sweden's relations with other countries, and treatment of immigrants and minority groups. Those queried were asked to describe the pride they felt towards Sweden's accomplishments in the following areas: political influence, economics, social security, science and technology, sports, the arts, armed forces, history, and treatment of others. A series of questions probed for respondents' views regarding international relations, including foreign trade restrictions, international problem-solving attempts, foreign language education, the purchase of land by foreigners, the nationality of television programs and movies, and the benefits of membership in regional international organizations. Respondents were also asked to assess their countries´ treatment of minority groups and immigrants. Topics covered the preservation of minority tradit

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Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1995-02-05 — 1995-05-01

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

National area (NUTS2)

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-76 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Edlund, J., Sundström, E., & Svallfors, S. (1995) Aspects of national identity - A Swedish survey. Codebook for machine-readable datafile. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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Version 1.1:

2009-08-28 doi:10.5878/001598

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Version 1.0:

1995-11-19 doi:10.5878/001597

ISSP 1995 - National identity I: Sweden

Citation:

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). ISSP 1995 - National identity I: Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001598

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-02 — 1995-05

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

118

Number of individuals/objects:

1296

Response rate/participation rate:

73,9%