Citizen survey 1997

This study is part of the collection Citizen surveys

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Description:

In conformity with the 1987 survey, the 1997 survey was arranged as a mapping of the citizen's activities and possibilities to influence within the 'small democracy' as well as within the 'big democracy'. The 'small democracy' refer to the citizen's possibilities to influence her/his own living conditions within the framework of a number of important roles, namely the role as: resident; patient (or related to patient); husband/wife; parent of small children; parent of school-children; gainfully employed; student; and unemployed. In comparison with the 1987 survey two new roles were included, the roles as student and as unemployed.
The 'big democracy' refer to the possibilities to have an influence on more comprehensive decisions, to influence not only the personal situation but the situation for the whole country. Questions were asked about membership and activity in different organizations, as well as different attempts to influence decisions in questions concerning the whole community. Compared to the 1987 survey, the 1997 survey focuses more on the citizen's ideal of the good citizen, and t

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0796

Purpose:

Follow-up and make deeper studies of the results from the 1987 Citizen survey

Description:

In conformity with the 1987 survey, the 1997 survey was arranged as a mapping of the citizen's activities and possibilities to influence within the 'small democracy' as well as within the 'big democracy'. The 'small democracy' refer to the citizen's possibilities to influence her/his own living conditions within the framework of a number of important roles, namely the role as: resident; patient (or related to patient); husband/wife; parent of small children; parent of school-children; gainfully employed; student; and unemployed. In comparison with the 1987 survey two new roles were included, the roles as student and as unemployed.
The 'big democracy' refer to the possibilities to have an influence on more comprehensive decisions, to influence not only the personal situation but the situation for the whole country. Questions were asked about membership and activity in different organizations, as well as different attempts to influence decisions in questions concerning the whole community. Compared to the 1987 survey, the 1997 survey focuses more on the citizen's ideal of the good citizen, and t

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1997-10-14 — 1998-04-29

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-80 years

Time Method:

Funding:

Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Swedish Council for Social Research

Publications

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Adman, P., & Strömblad, P. (2000) Utanför demokratin? Del 3. Resurser för politisk integration. Integrationsverkets rapportserie 2000:16.

Petersson, Olof (ed.) (1998) Demokrati och medborgarskap. Demokratirådets rapport 1998. Stockholm: SNS förlag.
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Strömblad, P. (2003) Politik på stadens skuggsida. Skrifter utgivna av statsvetenskapliga föreningen i Uppsala, 152. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

Teorell, J., & Westholm, A. (1999) Att bestämma sig för att vara med och bestämma: Om varför vi röstar - allt mindre. In Valdeltagande i förändring: Demokratiutredningens forskarvolym XII, SOU 1999:132, pp 137-204.

Teorell, J. (2003) Linking Social Capital to Political Participation: Voluntary Associations and Networks of Recruitment in Sweden. Scandinavian Political Studies 26(1):49-66, 2003.
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Teorell, J., & Westholm, A. (1999) Var det bättre förr? Politisk jämlikhet i Sverige under 30 år. In Medborgarnas erfarenheter: Demokratiutredningens forskarvolym V, SOU 1999:113, pp 13-52.

Teorell, J., & Westholm, A. (2000) Ett Europa i nationens skugga: Om det svenska valdeltagandet på europeisk och nationell nivå. In Valdeltagande och Eurpaparlamentsval: Slutbetänkande av Rådet för utvärdering av 1998 års val, SOU 2000:81, pp 71-120.

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Version 1.0:

2003-05-30 doi:10.5878/002903

Citizen survey 1997

Citation:

Anders Westholm, Jan Teorell. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2003). Citizen survey 1997. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002903

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1997-10-14 — 1998-04-29

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

978

Number of individuals/objects:

2000