Political Socialization in Pre-School Age

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Beck, Gertrud (Soziologisches Seminar der Universität Gießen)
Publication Date
  • Soziologisches Seminar der Universitaet Giessen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Children
  • Abstract

    The significance of authority in the process of political socialization in pre-school age (children and parents survey). Topics: 1. Children survey: authority structure in one´s family; conduct of parents regarding the children; sense of order; attitude to authority; role model of a policeman; socialization practices. 2. Parents survey: importance of educational goals; attitude to various forms of punishment; information about child-raising questions; position in sibling sequence; mixed marriage. Demography: age; sex; number of children; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; household income. Interviewer rating: length of interview; date of interview; interview surroundings; deviation from standardized text; identification of interviewer; concreteness of child-raising ideas of parents; willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-07 / 1969-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
Sampled Universe
School beginners and their mothers in two schools in downtown Giessen.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 173
The data set is organized as a pair file; the survey data from the children survey have already been assigned to the data from parents survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0529 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Beck, Gertrud: Autorität oder Selbstbestimmung? Zur politischen Sozialisation im Vorschulalter. Gießen, Universität, Philosophische Fakultät, Diss. 1970.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22