Education Expectations and Knowledge Interests (1958)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Soziologisches Seminar, Universität Göttingen
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Life-long/continuing education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
education behavior; educational institution; family planning; educational ideal; educational institution; reading behavior; school education; adult education; working woman
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the population to adult education. Topics: Education concepts and unfulfilled education desires; tasks of adult education; attitude to adult education centers; further education events attended; participation in cultural life; going to the movies; preferred types of film; use of magazines; interest in subscription clubs and book clubs; the individual in modern society; attitude to employment of women; life desires and goals in life; number of children desired; attitude to birth control; possession and desire to purchase rechargable flashlights; local residency; type of residence and equipped with bath, yard and heating. Demography: employment of wife; occupation; head of household; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; party preference; age (classified); income (classified); family income (classified); marital status; number of children; refugee; size of household; composition of household; housing situation; possession of durable economic goods; sex; state. Interviewer rating: social class; city size; willingness to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1958-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-79
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1850
    Number of Variables: 186
Survey unit: adults; teenagers### On this topic see also ZA Study Nos. 0021, 1017 and 1021.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0022 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Strzelewicz, Willy; Raapke, Hans-Dietrich; Schulenberg, Wolfgang: Bildung und gesellschaftliches Bewußtsein: Eine mehrstufige soziologische Untersuchung in Westdeutschland. Stuttgart: Enke 1966
  • Meulemann, Heiner: Bildungsexpansion und Wandel der Bildungsvorstellungen zwischen 1958 und 1979: Eine Kohortenanalyse. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 11, 1982, S. 227 - 253

Update Metadata: 2020-12-01 | Issue Number: 106 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21