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Attitudes Towards Work

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • IFOP, Paris
Publication Date
  • IFOP, Paris (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Life and job situation of workers in France. Topics: Judgement on the development of the standard of living; housing situation and having a yard; possession and acquisition plans for durable consumer goods; personal unemployment in the past and assessment of job security; work satisfaction and prospects of promotion; characteristics of one´s own occupation; judgement on work efficiency and ability of colleagues in the company; judgement on the profit situation of the company and the possibility of wage increases; suspected relationship between wage increases and price increases; vacation behavior; judgement on the system of social security; amount of savings; ideal number of hours each week; comparison of wage level with other companies; extent of trade union activity in the company; judgement on trade union work and interest in the worker movement; rank order of satisfaction of workers in selected countries; perceived class differences and social injustice in the country; political interest and media usage; personal election participation; city size. Demography: age (classified); school education; occupation; professional position; income; housing situation; party preference; possession of durable economic goods; membership Interviewer rating: social class of respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955-10 / 1955-11
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
Sampled Universe
Male workers, employees and foremen.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1656
    Number of Variables: 83
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0113 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Condition, Attitudes et Aspiratons des Ouvries. In: Sondages (Revue Francaise de l´Opinion Publique), 18, 1956, No. 2

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

IFOP, Paris (1964): Attitudes Towards Work. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.