Citizen survey 1997

SND-ID: SND 0796

This study is part of the collection Citizen surveys

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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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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Funding 1

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

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Social Research
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-80 years

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1997-10-14–1998-04-29

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Housing, Unemployment, Working conditions, Political behaviour and attitudes, Family life and marriage, Specific social services: use and availability, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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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.

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.

Petersson, Olof (ed.) (1998) Demokrati och medborgarskap. Demokratirådets rapport 1998. Stockholm: SNS förlag.
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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) 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.

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

Strömblad, P. (2003) Politik på stadens skuggsida. Skrifter utgivna av statsvetenskapliga föreningen i Uppsala, 152. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

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Citizen survey 1997

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Citation

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

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

Published: 2003-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06