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FSD1167 Finnish Opinions on Security Policy and National Defence 1998: Spring

The dataset is (C) available for research only (including e.g. Master's, licentiate and doctoral theses). The dataset may not be used for other theses (e.g. Bachelor's or polytechnic theses), for other study purposes (e.g. seminar papers, essays) or teaching.

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armed forces, conflict resolution, conscription, defence, defence and state security policy, international alliances, international conflict resolution, national security


In the survey, Finnish citizens' views on, for instance, military alliances and the funding of the Finnish Defence Forces were monitored. In addition, the respondents were asked to state their personal opinions on armed civil defence, military funding, and whether Finland should abolish the obligatory military service (conscription).

Background variables included the respondent's sex, age group, social group, education, and the place and area of residence.

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