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Youth Study (1962)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von (Institut für Sozialforschung, Universität Frankfurt)
  • Becker, Egon (Institut für Sozialforschung, Universität Frankfurt)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of young people to school, society and politics. Topics: Leisure behavior; boredom; club membership; characterization of parents (index); judgement on parental upbringing; authority structure of family; occupation plans; satisfaction with work and place of work; work orientation; atmosphere at work; company size; change of place of work and occupation; achievement-based pay; judgement on the fairness of the instructors; attitudes to community school, grades and political education in school; satisfaction with government and society in the FRG; attitude to trade unions as well as communists, Jews and National Socialists; political interest; party preference; intent to become a party member; assumed party preference and party membership of father; attitudes of friends and parents as well as personal attitude to sex conduct; media usage according to frequency and preferred articles/programs; pocket-money; expected economic development; religious ties. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; number of children; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional career; type of company; income; size of household; composition of household; social origins; city size; state; regional origins. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1962-09 / 1962-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-24.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3398
    Number of Variables: 318
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0156 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Friedeburg, Ludwig von; Becker, Egon (1962): Jugendstudie (1962). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.