Darmstadt Study (Advanced Schools)

Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt
Family and living conditions as well as conduct and attitudes of youngpeople. Besides a survey compositions were evaluated and encoded forcontent analysis. Topics: 1. Questionnaire for all respondents: social origin andoccupation; occupations of parents; occupational career of...
published 1972, Version 1.0.0
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German

Title

Darmstadt Study (Advanced Schools)

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Publication Date

1972

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Contributors

G. Baumert, Institut fuer Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren in the 8th grade and census of schoolchildren in the 13th grade in Darmstadt and the municipalities Alsbach, Schneppenhausen, Spachbruecken and Ober-Mossau.
Sampling
Probability; Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection

Time Dimension

  • Cross-section

Collection Mode

  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire and content analysis

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 387

Subjects

Classification

ZA-Classification (GESIS Data Catalogue)
CESSDA Topic Classification

Description

  • Abstract

    Family and living conditions as well as conduct and attitudes of youngpeople. Besides a survey compositions were evaluated and encoded forcontent analysis. Topics: 1. Questionnaire for all respondents: social origin andoccupation; occupations of parents; occupational career of parents;number of siblings and position in sibling sequence; one´s own bedroom;local residency; refugee; bombed out; whereabouts or living togetherwith parents; possession of a car; number of living-rooms and one´s ownroom; house ownership; greatest concerns of parents; desiredoccupation; consent of parents with desired occupation; participationof parents in parents meetings; membership in a youth group andparticipation in social evenings; ideas about an ideal youth group;club membership; attitude of parents to youth groups and clubs. 2. The following additional questions were posed to schoolchildren inthe 13th grade: favorite subjects; the route to school; conflicts inschool; conduct of parents with school difficulties; homework; conceptof an ideal teacher; preferred education goals for elementaryschoolchildren and schoolchildren at higher levels; grades skipped andrepeating a year; type of rewards for good grades; conduct of parentswith bad grades; school grades and fairness; satisfaction with personalschool achievements; judgement on the job of the class spokesman;duties of the pupils´ and parents´ council; participation of parents inparents meetings; further employment; earning money after school;preferred education style; greatest concerns and difficulties;judgement on the school and concepts of an ideal school; greatestconcerns and difficulties of parents; judgement on the child-raisingeffort of parents; frequency of punishment; pocket-money and use of themoney; marriage desire and desire for children; assessment of thefuture of Germany; leisure activities and friendships; perceivedinfluence of the individual on the structuring of public life. 3. Encoding of compositions written by schoolchildren in the 8th gradefor content analysis: the recording for content analysis was orientedon the description given in ZA Study No. 1575. Demography: age; sex; religious denomination; size of household; placeof residence; place of birth; school; class.

Note

The ZA Study Nos. 1572 to 1577 are part of a comprehensive investigation about the socio-economic life of a medium-size, bombed-out city and its surrounding area. The study is also known as ´German middle town survey´.

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1951

Geographic Coverage

  • Hesse (DE-HE)
    Darmstadt and vicinity

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA1576 (Type: ZA-No.)

Publications

  • Baumert, Gerhard: Jugend der Nachkriegszeit. Darmstadt 1952. (Gemeindestudie des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt, Monographie 4)
  • Kuhr, Irma: Schule und Jugend in einer ausgebombten Stadt. Darmstadt 1952. (Gemeindestudie des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt, Monographie 6)
  • Anderson, Nels: Die Darmstadt-Studie - Ein informeller Rückblick. In: König, Rene (Hrsg.): Soziologie der Gemeinde. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 1. Köln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1956, S. 144 - 151.
  • Ferber, Christian von: Die Gemeindestudie des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt. In: König, Rene (Hrsg.): Soziologie der Gemeinde. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 1. Köln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1956, S. 152 - 171.
  • Arnold, Alexia: Reorientation durch Wissenschaftstransfer: Eine wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Rekonstruktion der Darmstadt-Studie (1948-1954) aus soziologischer Perspektive. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2010 (Schriftenreihe Theorie und Geschichte der Soziologie, Band 1)

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