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Study of reading habits 1990 - Katrineholm and Eskilstuna

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the research program ´Dagspresskollegiet´. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of two municipalities in Södermanland: Katrineholm and Eskilstuna. The number of questions put in this survey is considerable smaller than in previous surveys. Unlike the other readership studies this survey was carried through with telephone interviews.

Study of reading habits 1986 - Essunga, Götene and Vara

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the research program ´Dagspresskollegiet´. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of three municipalities in Västergötland: Essunga, Götene and Vara. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous readership studies, i.e. questions concerning reading habits, subscriptions of papers, reading interests and background variables such as gender, age, education and party preference. There were also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. The respondents...

Attitudes to inequality 1991 - A Swedish survey

Stefan Svallfors
The survey deals with Swede's attitudes towards inequality. Questions asked are mainly taken from the 1987 'Social inequality' module of the International Social Survey Program (ISSP). Respondents were asked to specify how important different background factors are for the opportunities to get ahead in life. Furthermore they had to state what they believe people in different occupations actually earn, as well as what they considered they should earn. Other questions dealt with income inequalities; factors...

Study of reading habits 1988 - Kalmar and Öland

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the research program ´Dagspresskollegiet´. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of Kalmar and Öland. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous readership studies, i.e. questions concerning reading habits, subscriptions of papers, reading interests and background variables such as gender, age, education and party preference. In this survey the respondent had to give an estimation on the share of households reading the local morning...

Study of reading habits 1989 - Southeastern Skåne

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the research program 'Dagspresskollegiet'. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of five municipalities in Southeast Skåne: Sjöbo, Skurup, Simrishamn, Tomelilla and Ystad. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous readership studies, i.e. questions concerning reading habits, subscriptions of papers, reading interests and background variables such as gender, age, education and party preference. There were also a number of questions not asked in previous...

Opinion '90

Lennart Weibull
One of the topics of this survey is reading habits and attitude to the local information paper 'Vårt Göteborg', published by the municipality of Göteborg. Six times a year the paper is distributed freely to all households in Göteborg. The paper as a source of information is compared with other media. Another topic of this survey was the introduction of neighbourhood committees. The respondent had to give an opinion on how well informed she/he was...

The National SOM Survey 1990

SOM Institute University Of Gothenburg
The questionnaire for the fifth study in the series of annual SOM-surveys was divided into seven subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden´s relation to other countries; Islam; leisure; and background. The SOM surveys contains a core of questions asked annually. New questions in SOM90 dealt with good qualities in daily papers; priority of news from different areas; confidence in Swedish mass media; whether different activities should be handled...

VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991

Per Näsman, Hans Hernborn, Sören Holmberg & Torbjörn Thedéen
In connection with the elections in 1991 the first Swedish exit poll survey was carried out. Voters leaving the polling stations were asked to fill in a questionnaire with questions on: party voted for in the general and local elections; party voted for in the general election 1988; time for decision how to vote; placement on a political left-right scale; confidence in Swedish politicians; occupational group and union membership; prime minister if a bourgeois government;...

The National SOM Survey 1989

SOM Institute University Of Gothenburg
This dataset contains information from the fourth SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden's relation to other countries; residential environment, local conditions and leisure; radio listening; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous SOM-surveys, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. The respondents had to give their opinion on how...

HUS - Household market and nonmarket activities

Anders Klevmarken & Lennart Flood
The Household Market and Nonmarket Activities (HUS) project started as a joint research project between the Industrial Institute for Economic and Social Research (IUI) and Göteborg University in 1980. The ambition was to build a consistent longitudinal micro data base on the use of time, money and public services of households. The first main survey was carried out in 1984. In addition to a contact interview with the selected individuals, all designated individuals participated in...

Freelance '90

Lennart Weibull
The main purpose of this survey was to study the group of journalists who earn a living working as freelancer. Questions were asked about age, sex, marital status, housing, family size and composition, place of living, education and income. Other questions delt with ideological aspects on freelance work, the reason why one worked as a freelancer, and if it is easier or more difficult to fulfil certain criteria associated with the journalist rôle. How and...

Public relations officers and journalists 1989

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the project "Publicistisk sed". The questions are divided into six blocks: present and previous employment; functions and occupational role; view of the occupational role of journalists; view of mass media and journalism; view of press ethical rules; background.

Swedish journalist 1989

Lennart Weibull
This survey forms part of the project 'Publicistisk sed'. The questions are divided into six blocks: employment, professional role and professional regulations; mass media consumption and opinion of media´s news cover; view of mass media and the community; media's mission in the community; view of press ethical rules; background. This survey has been followed up in 1994, 1995, 2000 and in 2005.

Greater-Stockholm survey 1966

Jörgen Westerståhl
This survey forms part of the project 'Local government autonomy - local government boundaries' and the general purpose of the survey was to supplement Local elections 1966 (SSD 0111) with information from an area with extensive population movements where more than half of the population moved to Stockholm the previous ten years. The respondents were asked about their 'moving history', satisfaction with present residence and opinion on moving to another area. Other question dealt with...

The National SOM Survey 1988

SOM Institute University Of Gothenburg
The questionnaire for the third study in the series of annual SOM-surveys was divided into six subject fields: Mass media, politics and society, energy and nuclear power, Sweden´s relation to other countries, residential environment and interests, and social background and music habits. The SOM surveys contains a core of questions asked in earlier SOM-surveys. New questions in SOM88 dealt with the respondent´s opinion on best coverage of specific issues in different mass media and their...

Dimensions of loneliness 1985

Lars Tornstam
This project attempts to describe how strongly and how often people in different situations experience the feeling of loneliness, and what they do to overcome these feelings. The respondents were asked about the environments they grew up in, present family situation, significant changes during the last year, and number of friends and acquaintances. Other questions dealt with things important in a close friendship. The respondents had to indicate if they agreed or disagreed with a...

World picture survey

Jörgen Westerståhl
The survey is an attempt to clarify the picture of the rest of the world supplied by the Swedish press at different points of time. While the daily press as media turns toward a mass auditorium and tries to meet the demands of this auditorium it is assumed that the idea of the world supplied by mass media to some extent corresponds with the auditorium´s idea of the world at different points of time. It...

Local government officers 1980

Lars Strömberg
This survey forms part of the project ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. In this study the local government officers are studied with regard to background: social background, education, professional experience; work assignments: planning, decision, execution; and attitudes: toward work, the role of the local government administration, connections with politicians, democracy and local autonomy, conflicts, present and future local government policy. The survey also want to shed light on...

Swedish election study 1988

Sören Holmberg, Mikael Gilljam & Statistics Sweden
This study is part of the collection of Swedish election studies fielded continuously since 1956. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous election studies, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. In this study the respondent had to look 10-15 years ahead and to give predictions for the environmental situation, living standard, equality and freedom in Sweden. The respondents were asked how they voted and...

The National SOM Survey 1987

SOM Institute University Of Gothenburg
This dataset contains information from the second SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: Mass media; politics and society; energy and nuclear power; Sweden´s relation to other countries; housing and interests; social background; and music. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM86, some of the questions put in SOM86 are excluded and a number of questions are added. These new questions deal with: important content in morning papers; etical...

Economic development

Jan-Erik Lane
This dataset contain country level economic and demographic measures for 64 countries. GNP, GDP, gross domestic investment, labour force, export, and public consumtion growth 1960-1980; GDP per capita 1960, 1970, and 1980; Gross domestic investment as percentage of GDP 1960 and 1980; Export as percentage of GDP 1960 and 1977; Government expenditure as percentage of GDP 1977; Male participation rate 1960 and 1980; Industrial and agricultural employment 1960 and 1980; Ethno-linguistic and religious fragment 1960;...

Swedish election study 1985

Sören Holmberg, Mikael Gilljam & Statistics Sweden
The Swedish election study 1985 was carried out in connection with the general election on September 17. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous election studies. The respondent were asked about newspaper reading habits, i.e. what newspaper the respondent reads, how many days a week, which political party the newspaper supports, and interest in articles about national, local and international politics. There were also questions about the newsprograms in radio and...

The National SOM Survey 1986

SOM Institute University Of Gothenburg
In 1986 a series of annual surveys were initiated at the Department of Political Science, Göteborg University. It was called the SOM survey, where SOM stands for Society, Opinions and Mass media. The survey was a result of collaboration between nine different research projects at the department. The questionnaire used was divided into seven subject fields: Mass media, politics and society, energy and nuclear power, Sweden's relation to other countries, residential environment, interests and leisure...

Comparative socio-political attitudes 1979-1980

Bo Ekehammar
This study is an international expansion of the Socio-political attitudes 1979 study. Youths in the United States and Australia have answered the same questions as the Swedish youths. The aim is to compare different countries in regard to political socialization, political perception/cognition and social attitudes.

Democracy and bureaucracy in foreign affairs and domestic policy: Citizens' survey

Sten Berglund
In this study the respondent had to answer questions about interest in politics, party preference, party most disliked, actual vote in the 1979 election and voting intention at a hypothetical election on the day of answering the questionnaire. There were also a number of questions on the opinion of the parties regarding: employment, equality between men and women, wage-earners´ investment fund, energy and nuclear power, schools and education, defence, taxes, aid to developing countries, child...

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