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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Subject area

Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Minorities, Cultural and national identity (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0502

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

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

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Minorities, Cultural and national identity (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Publications

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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2009-08-28
https://doi.org/10.5878/001598

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ISSP 1995 - National identity I: Sweden

Citation

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

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

Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

118

Number of individuals/objects

1296

Response rate/participation rate

73.9

Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-18