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The Adaptation of the Recruit to Military Life during Basic Training (October 1966)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Wehrsoziologische Forschungsgruppe, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
1966
Contributor
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Wehrsoziologische Forschungsgruppe, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Conflict, security and peace
Description
  • Abstract

    Socialization effects of the Federal German Armed Forces. Topics: Attitude to the Federal German Armed Forces, compulsory military service and serving; superiors; obedience duty; extent to which informed about military regulations, NATO and politics; assessment of the public standing of soldiers in the population; Federal German Armed Forces as place of work; future plans for the time after conclusion of compulsory military service; satisfaction with training during time in military service and leadership style in the Federal German Armed Forces; use of alcohol and number of excesses; arguments before and during the time in the Federal German Armed Forces; comradeship and friendships; conduct with complaints; disciplinary punishments received; club membership; religiousness; social origins; dogmatism scale; distance from home town and city size. Demography: marital status; age und number of siblings; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; state; regional origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Ulmen (DE-RP-UMN)
    Buechel
  • Koblenz (DE-RP-KOB)
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
  • Lueneburg (DE-NI-LBG)
  • Lahnstein (DE-RP-LAH)
    Niederlahnstein
Sampled Universe
Age: 17-25.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census of individual companies (cluster sample) of recruits (draftees and volunteers) in 12 training companies of the army at the beginning of general basic training (10-14 days after start of service).
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1590
Note
The study presents the first wave of a panel survey. In ZA Study Nos. 0365 and 0366 in part identical question formulations were used.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0364 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Benninghaus, Hans: Einstellungen von Rekruten zum Militärdienst. In: König, Rene: Beiträge zur Militärsoziologie. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1968 (Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 12) S. 270 - 285
  • Sodeur, Wolfgang: Führungsstile, Spannungen und Spannungsbewältigung in militärischen Gruppen. In: König, Rene: Beiträge zur Militärsoziologie. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1968 (Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 12) S. 300 - 316

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Wehrsoziologische Forschungsgruppe, Universität zu Köln (1966): Die Anpassung des Rekruten an das militärische Leben während der Grundausbildung (Oktober 1966). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0364