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Studies and Professional History of Former Students of Sociology

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kunz, Gerhard (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Künzel, Renate (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
occupation; social background; subject of study; choice of studies; area of activity; course of academic studies
  • Abstract

    Occupational development of former sociology students and their attitude to the study of sociology. Topics: Social mobility; occupation plans at the start and during studies; scientific areas of interest; benefit of sociological training for occupational development; work satisfaction; change of job; career chances; assessment of potential fields of work for sociologists; actual and desired professional image of the sociologist; attitude to introduction of a degree as graduate economist with sociology as main focus; ideas about raising children and educational goals of the universities; attitude to studies in general; evaluation of various of forms of knowledge acquisition during studies; degree; memberships; religiousness. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; religious training; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; type of company; social origins; regional origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Students who completed one or more examinations in sociology at the University of Cologne in the time from winter semester 49/50 to winter semester 59/60
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 173
Survey unit: university graduates###
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0173 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • König, Rene: Die Berufsmöglichkeiten des Soziologen. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 14, 1962, S. 286 - 314

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 101 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Kunz, Gerhard; Künzel, Renate (1961): Studium und Berufsweg ehemaliger Studenten der Soziologie. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.