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Municipality Study Juelich (Scientists)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer System- und Konzeptforschung, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    The organization mobility of scientists, their occupation situation and their integration in a small town with heterogeneous population. Topics: Importance of municipal institutions for well-being in the municipality; attitude to local controversies such as community school, attracting industrial businesses and constructing a town hall; political interest and political extent to which informed about local political matters; tax reduction versus increase in social services of the government; sympathy in wage conflicts; perceived influence of trade unions, industry and church in the FRG; friendships and type of relations with friends; religious denomination and party preference of friends; contacts with colleagues; position in the institute; power distribution in the institute and in the nuclear research facility; personal influence on the research and development program of the institute; actual and ideal division of work as well as research goals of the institute; work satisfaction (scale); party preference; voting decision in the Federal Parliament election and the city council election 1969; local residency and regional origins; media usage; membership in clubs and committees; desire for personal house ownership. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; housing situation; place of birth. Interviewer rating: length of interview; presence of other persons and interventions of such persons in the course of interview; reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts and appointment agreements. Also encoded from the sample records was: activity area and institute department; occupational group; tax class and duration of employment. As individual performance measure of the scientist scientific publications of the respondent were analysed and the data added to the survey data.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-06 / 1971-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Juelich (DE-NW-JUE)
Sampled Universe
650 natural science employees of the nuclear research facility.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 295
    Number of Variables: 380
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0518 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Klingemann, Harald: Karriereentscheidungen von Wissenschaftlern: Bedingungen der Organisationsmobilität im Bereich der Großforschung. Köln, Universität, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Diss. 1977.
  • Klingemann, Harald: Ein Beitrag zur Methode der Nutzung individueller wissenschaftlicher Leistung dargestellt am Beispiel der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 3, 1974, S. 356 - 374.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Pappi, Franz U. (1971): Gemeindestudie Jülich (Wissenschaftler). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.