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FSD1170 Finnish Opinions on Security Policy and National Defence 1999: Autumn

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, defence, defence and state security policy, foreign policy, industries, international alliances, international conflict resolution, peace-keeping forces


The survey studied Finnish citizens' views on, for instance, military alliances and domestic defence industries. The respondents were asked to state their personal opinions on Finnish foreign policy, armed civil defence, Finnish Defence Forces funding, and Finland's participation in KFOR peace-enforcement operation. In addition, the respondents' willingness to participate in civil defence in case of enemy invasion were assessed.

Background variables included the respondent's sex, age, primary profession, place of residence, occupation, education, domestic environment, and household's annual income.

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