Activists 2004

SND-ID: SND 0829

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Hilma Holm - Malmö University, Faculty of Education and Society

Magnus Wennerhag - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Johan Lindgren - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Henrik Nordvall - Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning

Adrienne Sörbom - Stockholm University, Department of Sociology

Description

The purpose of the study is to give a nuanced image of activists within the Global Justice Movement in Sweden. Based on a survey carried through at three Swedish local social forums in 2004, the study highlights some aspects of the activists within this contemporary movement: political attitudes, experiences of political action, and social and demographical background variables. The questions regarding political attitudes focus on attitudes towards globalization versus the national, institutional trust, degree of identification with the movement in question, attitudes towards activism in general, etc. The questions regarding political action focuses on membership in different types of organizations, degree of activism, experience of both transnational and other forms of political activism, etc. Some of the questions are similar to those being used in international surveys made during other social forums, and in general surveys addressing questions of political attitudes, trust and behaviour.

Purpose:

To give a nuanced image of activists within the Global Justice Movement in Sweden

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Lund University

Responsible department/unit

Lund University, Department of Sociology

Contributor(s)

Linköping University

Stockholm University

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Activists, i.e. Social Forum participants in Göteborg, Skåne and Stockholm May 2004.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Questionnaires were distributed to all passer-bys at the entrances to the most visited buildings of the event. The distribution of the questionnaires was spread over all the days that each forum lasted.

Time period(s) investigated

2004-05-06–2004-05-16

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

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Wennerhag, M., Holm, H., Lindgren, J., Nordvall, H., & Sörbom, A. (2006) Aktivister : Sociala forum, globala sociala rörelser och demokratins förnyelse. Stockholm: Bokförlaget Atlas. ISBN 13: 978-91-7389-224-7. ISBN 10: 91-7389-224-6.
ISBN: 978-91-7389-224-7

Wennerhag, Magnus (2008). Global rörelse: Den globala rättviserörelsen och modernitetens omvandlingar. Bokförlaget Atlas. Tillgänglig på Internet: http://lup.lub.lu.se/record/1048956/file/1054191.pdf
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Sörbom, Adrienne & Wennerhag, Magnus (2008). Jag och resten av världen: Individuellt och kollektivt inom den globala rättviserörelsen.. Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift.: 1, s. 3-32

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Activists 2004
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2014-07-16
https://doi.org/10.5878/002108

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Hilma Holm, Magnus Wennerhag, Johan Lindgren, Henrik Nordvall, Adrienne Sörbom. Lund University, Department of Sociology (2007). <em>Activists 2004</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002107">https://doi.org/10.5878/002107</a>

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Data format / data structure

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Hilma Holm - Malmö University, Faculty of Education and Society

Magnus Wennerhag - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Johan Lindgren - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Henrik Nordvall - Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning

Adrienne Sörbom - Stockholm University, Department of Sociology

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-05-06–2004-05-16
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

377

Number of individuals/objects

1066

Response rate/participation rate

48

Published: 2006-01-01
Last updated: 2020-05-05