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Residence Experience I, Cologne

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Silbermann, Alphons (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Sociological investigation about living in a large city. Topics: Detailed information on housing conditions, residence furnishing and use of living space; equipment furnishing and financing of the first residence; current residence furnishing; residence style and dreams about residences in general; possession of durable consumer goods; ties to current place of residence; personal life-style; friendships and social relations; leisure activities and hobbies; reading habits; decision structure in one´s family; earlier voting decisions; sympathy scale for parties; party preference; membership in associations and organizations; self-assessment of social class; class index. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; housing situation; regional origins; possession of durable economic goods; media usage. Interviewer rating: length of interview; number of contact attempts; presence of other persons; interview surroundings; sincerity, social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; type of building; condition and furniture of residence. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-09 / 1962-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
Sampled Universe
Cologne households.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection of heads of household. A supplement sample of 58 respondents from Cologne villa quarters is contained in the sample of 425 cases. Interviewed were heads of household or their wives.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 425
    Number of Variables: 956
ZA Study Nos. 0130 and 0131 were conducted in connection with this study. The questions of studies 0129 and 0130 are identical. Both of these studies served as preliminary investigation for ZA Study No. 0131.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0129 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Silbermann, Alphons: Vom Wohnen der Deutschen: Eine soziologische Studie über das Wohnerlebnis. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1963
  • Scheuch, Erwin K.: Sozialprestige und soziale Schichtung. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 1961, Sonderheft 5, S. 65 - 103

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Silbermann, Alphons (1964): Wohnerlebnis I, Köln. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.