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APPENDIX A1 European Community Survey, 1973 1 HE following questionnaire was administered to representative national samples of the publics of the nine nations of the newlyexpanded European Community in September/October, 1973. The questionnaire was designed by Jacques-Rene Rabier in collaboration with Helene Riffault, Robert Gijs and the author. Variable number 1 is nationality, coded as follows: 1 France 2 Belgium 3 Netherlands 4 West Germany 5 Italy 6 Luxembourg 7 Denmark 8 Ireland 9 Great Britain Variable 2 is interview number. Variable 3 is country-specific, indicating study number or interviewer districts. The interview was started with the question: "What problems are preoccupying you most at the present time?" Responses to this item were not coded. The next question was: "More precisely, I would like to ask you how you regard certain aspects of your present situation. I will read out a number of aspects and for each of them I would like you to say whether you are very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied , or not at all satisfied. V4 The house, flat or place you live in: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 1 Nearly all of the survey data used in this book are available from the Inter-University Consortium for Political Research, P.O. Box 1248, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48106 or from the Belgian Archive for the Social Sciences , Leuven, Belgium. Questionnaires for the two surveys which we have used most heavily are reproduced here. For the convenience of potential users, the variable number from the ICPR codebook appears at the left of each question. A SETUPS teaching unit by Charles Taylor, based on the 1973 data, is available from the American Political Science Association. 396 — Appendix A 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V5 Your income: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V6 Your work as a housewife or on the job: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V7 Education for children: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V8 Your leisure (spare time): 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V9 The social welfare benefits you would receive if you became ill or unable to work: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained VlO In general terms, your relations with others: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained Appendix A — 397 A few more areas of interest. Are you very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied, not at all satisfied with: (Read out) VIl The kind of society in which we live in (R's country) today: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained Vl2 Relations between the generations: 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained V13 The way democracy is functioning in (R's country): 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained Vl4 On the whole, are you very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied, or not at all satisfied with the life you lead? 1 Very satisfied 2 Fairly satisfied 3 Not very satisfied 4 Not at all satisfied 0 Not ascertained Vl5 If you think back to your life 5 years ago, would you say that you are: 1 More satisfied now than you were 5 years ago 2 Less satisfied 3 No change 0 Don't know/no reply 9 (Great Britain: additional missing data code) Vl6 Do you think that your everyday conditions will improve over the next five years or not? If yes: Can you say whether they will improve a lot or a little? 1 Yes, a lot 2 Yes, a little 398 — Appendix A 3 No, will not 0 Don't know/no reply 9 (Great Britain, France: additional missing data code) Vl7 Do you think, generally speaking, that people give you the respect which you deserve, or not? 1 Yes 2 No 0 Don't know/no reply 9 (France, Great Britain: additional missing data code) 3 Wild code—Denmark 4 Wild code—Denmark Now...

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ISBN
9781400869589
MARC Record
OCLC
933516258
Pages
496
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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