ISSP 2004 - Citizenship I: Sweden

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 2004 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and it is the first ISSP-survey focusing on citizenship.

There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen and the respondents were asked to indicate on a scale 1 to 7 how important different behaviours are to make a good citizen. Respondents were also asked if different groups in society, such as religious extremists, people who want to overthrow the government by force, or people prejudiced against any racial or ethnic group, should be allowed to hold public meetings. Other questions dealt with different forms of political action that people can take. Respondents had to indicate whether they had signed a petition; boycotted or deliberately bought certain products; demonstrated; attended a political meeting; contacted a politician or civil servant to express a certain view; or joined an Internet political forum, in the past year or in a more distant past. If the respondent never had done an activity, they were asked if they might do it or would never under any circumstances do it. Re

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0815

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 2004 investigating Social Citizenship.

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 2004 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and it is the first ISSP-survey focusing on citizenship.

There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen and the respondents were asked to indicate on a scale 1 to 7 how important different behaviours are to make a good citizen. Respondents were also asked if different groups in society, such as religious extremists, people who want to overthrow the government by force, or people prejudiced against any racial or ethnic group, should be allowed to hold public meetings. Other questions dealt with different forms of political action that people can take. Respondents had to indicate whether they had signed a petition; boycotted or deliberately bought certain products; demonstrated; attended a political meeting; contacted a politician or civil servant to express a certain view; or joined an Internet political forum, in the past year or in a more distant past. If the respondent never had done an activity, they were asked if they might do it or would never under any circumstances do it. Re

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2004-02-01

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-79 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Publications

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Edlund, J., & Svallfors, S. (2004) ISSP 2004 - Citizenship I. Codebook for machine-readable datafile. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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Version 1.1:

2009-08-24 doi:10.5878/001613

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Version 1.0:

2005-09-13 doi:10.5878/001612

ISSP 2004 - Citizenship I: Sweden

Citation:

Jonas Edlund, Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). ISSP 2004 - Citizenship I: Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001613

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-02 — 2004-04

Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

134

Number of individuals/objects:

1295

Response rate/participation rate:

67,2%