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Guest Workers in Cologne

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bingemer, Karl (Deutsche Gesellschaft für sozialanalytische Forschung, Köln)
  • Meistermann-Seeger, Edeltrud (Deutsche Gesellschaft für sozialanalytische Forschung, Köln)
  • Neubert, Edgar (Deutsche Gesellschaft für sozialanalytische Forschung, Köln)
Publication Date
1967
Contributor
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer sozialanalytische Forschung, Koeln (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    The social, occupational, economic and psychological situation of guest workers in Cologne. Topics: Earlier image of Germany; utilization of sources of information for guest workers; occupation learned; reasons for taking up work in the FRG; current occupation; extent to which informed about the occupation in the FRG before leaving native country; change of job; work satisfaction (scale); contact with colleagues and relationship with superiors; person to confide in at work; work accident; traffic accident and assignment of blame; difficulties in the FRG; length of stay in the FRG; regional and social origins; origins of wife; place of residence of children; monthly savings and sending money home; use of the money in the native country; contacts with the native country; number of trips home; participation in a German language course; course of the day during the week and on weekends; illnesses during the stay in Germany; contacts with German families; media usage; interest in broadcasts for guest workers; desired facilities for foreigners in the Federal Republic; topics of conversation in one´s circle of friends; housing conditions and co-residents; satisfaction with residence; contentment with life; future desires and fears of the future; membership in organizations, clubs or a party; contacts with the police and extent of commiting crimes. Demography: age (classified); marital status; number of children; age and number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; household income; size of household; self-assessment of social class; possession of durable economic goods; social surroundings. Interviewer rating: physical handicaps of respondent; willingness of respondent to cooperate; understanding for the questions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-07 / 1967-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
Sampled Universe
100 each male Turks, Italians, Greeks and Spaniards from the resident registry for guest workers.
Sampling
Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 407
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0532 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Bingemer, Karl; Meistermann-Seeger, Edeltrud; Neubert, Edgar: Leben als Gastarbeiter: Geglückte und mißglückte Integration. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1970.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bingemer, Karl; Meistermann-Seeger, Edeltrud; Neubert, Edgar (1967): Gastarbeiter in Köln. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0532