Education and Life

Hummell, Hans J. (Fb 1, Fach Soziologie, Universität Gesamthochschule Duisburg); Meulemann, Heiner (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln); Wieken-Mayser, Maria (Europäisches Hochschulinstitut, Florenz); Wiese, Wilhelm (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln); Ziegler, Rolf (Institut für Soziologie, Universität München)
Re-interview of high school students after ca. 15 years on data on thecourse of private and occupational life as well as questions onattitudes. Topics: conclusion of education; contacts with former students;detailed information on school and occupational training as well asact...
published 1986, Version 1.0.0
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Resource Type

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Version

1.0.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Education and Life

Creators

Hummell, Hans J.
Meulemann, Heiner
Wieken-Mayser, Maria
Wiese, Wilhelm
Ziegler, Rolf

Origin Information

Publisher

Publication Date

1986

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Contributors

GETAS, Bremen
Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung, Universitaet zu Koeln
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Students and of the school year 1969/70 in the 10th grade from 121 various classes at 68 high schools.
Sampling
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Two-stage cluster sample. The sample is identical to ZA Study No. 0600. Of the original initial sample (3295 cases) it was possible to obtain 2999 current addresses. Based on this information 1989 persons were interviewed.

Time Dimension

  • Longitudinal: Panel

Collection Mode

  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1989
    Number of Variables: 1511

Description

  • Abstract

    Re-interview of high school students after ca. 15 years on data on thecourse of private and occupational life as well as questions onattitudes. Topics: conclusion of education; contacts with former students;detailed information on school and occupational training as well asactivities after leaving high school; type of entitlement to universityadmission and average grade in high school graduation; reasons for notattending college; questions on sequence of college and vocationaltraining; interest in other training occupations and additionalvocational training; desired studies; college goal; planned activityinstead of college; identity of original studies desired and actualstudies; preferred subjects; conclusion or discontinuation of studies;attitude to studies; change of major; detailed information aboutpreliminary examinations, intermediate examinations and finalexaminations and information on points in time; sources of income orfinancing of studies; employment alongside studies and influence ofthis activity on duration of studies; usable experiences for studiesand later occupational career from activities during studies;connection between main focus of studies and first occupationalactivity; year of first full-time employment; detailed informationabout occupational development; activity description and changes aswell as length of time and area of business of first jobs; occupationalposition and time worked each week; income changes between start andend of the job; reasons for change of position; satisfaction withoccupational development and expected development of one´s ownoccupational position in the next few years; satisfaction witheducation up to now; interest in employment; assumed point in time forstart of employment; preferred occupation; participation in measuresfor occupational further education; detailed information about form andcontent of these courses; judgement on these measures for furthereducation for occupational career; detailed determination ofoccupational training examinations and final examinations according totopics and point in time as well as grades; detailed information onsocial origins; occupation of father or substitute father; year ofdeath of father or mother; living together or separation of parents;financial support of parents for personal livelihood; year of settingup one´s own household and members or size of this household; detailedinformation on partnership relationship; marriage intent; type andlength of partnership; attitude to a church wedding; occupation andincome of partner; social origins of partner; age difference withpartner; number of children; age and sex of children; responsibilityfor child care; desired number of children; questions on raisingchildren and education style; education aspiration; importance offamily; attitude to age; self-classification as young person or adult;judgement on prior course of life and biographical wrong decisions;significant events in life; identification with groups and movements;attribution of occupational success in general as well as relative tooneself; assessment of social class; the meaning of life; importance ofareas of life; general private and occupational satisfaction. Perceived equality of educational chances and general equalopportunities in the Federal Republic; attitude to environment,achievement and work; postmaterialism index; political interest;election biography since 1972; party preference of parents in youth ofrespondent; participation in demonstrations; and change of religiousdenomination. Demography: date of birth; religious denomination; frequency of churchattendance; housing conditions and possession of a telephone; consentof respondent to a later re-interview. Interviewer rating: number of contact attempts; presence of thirdpersons during interview and their influence on the conversation;judgement on reliability of responses; length of interview and date ofinterview. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.

Note

Survey unit: adults### A part of the respondents could not be reached for oral interviews (some were living abroad). For this reason various respondents were interviewed by mail with the same questionnaire that had been re-worked for a written survey. This survey ended in January 1986. Studies in connection with this project are archived under the following numbers: Primary Surveys: ZA Study No. 0600 ´School Student Survey´ ZA Study No. 0639 ´Parent Survey´ ZA Study No. 0640 ´Teacher Survey´ ZA Study No. 0996 ´Principal Survey´ Re-Interview: ZA Study No. 1440 ´Social Origins and School Career of High School Students´

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1984-06 / 1985-08

Geographic Coverage

  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA1441 (Type: ZA-No.)

Publications

  • Meulemann, Heiner; Hummell, Hans-Joachim; Wieken-Mayser, Maria; Ziegler, Rolf; Wiese, Wilhelm: Lebensplanung und Lebenserfolg in privilegierten Lebensläufen. 1.Teil Arbeitsbericht. Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln 1987.
  • Meulemann, Heiner: Jugend als Lebensphase - Jugend als Wert. In: Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 34, 1988, S. 65 - 86.
  • Meulemann, Heiner: Bildung im Lebensverlauf: Startchancen und Verlaufsumstände des Bildungsweges in einer Kohorte von Gymnasiasten zwischen 1970 und 1984. In: Zeitschrift für Sozialisationsforschung und Erziehungssoziologie, 8, 1988, S. 4 - 24.
  • Wiese, Wilhelm: Die Adressenlokalisation bei einer Wiederbefragung nach 10 bzw. 13 Jahren. In: ZA-Information 14, Mai 1984, S. 27.
  • Ziegler, Rolf; Brüderl, Josef; Diekmann, Adreas: Stellensuchdauer und Anfangseinkommen bei Hochschulabsolventen: Ein empirischer Beitrag zur Job-Search-Theorie. In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 108, 1988, S. 247 - 270.
  • Eckstein, Daniela: Bildungschancen von Frauen in Schulen und Hochschulen: Eine theoretisch-empirische Arbeit über die Determinanten von Ungleichheit im höheren Bildungssystem. Köln, Universität, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Diplomarbeit 1988.
  • Kühnel, Steffen; Mays, Anja: Lässt sich in der Langzeitbeobachtung ehemaliger Gymnasiasten eine protestantische Ethik finden? Empirische Spurensuche zu Max Weber in Heiner Meulemanns Gymnasiastenpanel. In: Beckers, Tilo; Birkelbach, Klaus; Hagenah, Jörg; Rosar, Ulrich (Hrsg.): Komparative empirische Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010, S. 93-111
  • Becker, Dominik; Birkelbach, Klaus: Intelligenz und Schulleistung als Kontextmerkmale: Big-Fish-Little-Pond- oder Reflected-Glory-Effekt? Eine Mehrebenenanalyse von Lehrerurteilen. In: Beckers, Tilo; Birkelbach, Klaus; Hagenah, Jörg; Rosar, Ulrich (Hrsg.): Komparative empirische Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010, S. 113-141
  • Meulemann, Heiner; Hummell, Hans-Joachim; Wieken-Mayser, Maria; Ziegler, Rolf; Wiese, Wilhelm: Lebensplanung und Lebenserfolg in privilegierten Lebensläufen. 2.Teil: Ergebnisbericht. Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln 1987.

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