The Profession of Textile Engineer

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Ziegler, Rolf (Forschungsinstitut für Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Professional expectations and professional mobility of textile engineers. Topics: educational history; major area of study; date of final exam; duties and salary in first job; present duties and salary; size of company; evaluation by colleagues and supervisors; social prestige of profession of textile engineer; criteria in choice of profession; attitude on protecting job title and on strengthening admission requirements and final exams; attitude to changes in education of textile engineers; attitude to the professional association; membership in the professional association or student society; attitude to professional further education; social origins. Also encoded were the date of questionnaire return and reminders sent. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; school education; vocational training; further education; occupation; employment; refugee status.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1959-05 / 1959-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Moenchengladbach (DE-NW-MGL)
Sampled Universe
75 German students at the school for textile engineers in Moenchengladbach and 106 textile engineers, who passed their exams in Moenchengladbach after 1953.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 181
See also ZA Study No. 0115.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0416 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Ziegler, Rolf: Der Beruf des Textilingenieurs. In: König, Rene (Hrsg.): Soziologische Probleme mittelständischer Berufe I. Teil. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1962, S. 95 - 137. (Abhandlungen zur Mittelstandsforschung).
  • Ziegler, Rolf: Beruf, Ausbildung und Soziale Herkunft des Textilingenieurs. Köln, Universität, Soziologisches Seminar, Diplomarbeit, 1959.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21