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Country Youth Groups

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sinkwitz, P. (Deutsche Landjugendakademie, Fredeburg)
Publication Date
  • Bund der Deutschen Landjugend, Bonn (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Group
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    The situation as well as the work of the Bund der deutschen Landjugend from the view of group chairman and group members. Topics: Social structure and living conditions of members; family conditions and position in sibling sequence; social origins; assessment of personal training and realization of desired occupation; type of income and available sum of money monthly; time worked each week; quitting time and work on Sunday; leisure time and vacation trips; participation in practical training in a foreign country; interest in attending secondary schools; political interest and participation in demonstrations; magazines and books read; reason for membership in country youth groups; membership in clubs and organizations; place and frequency of group gatherings; length of way to group event and use of various means of transport; events of the group; judgement on group evenings, the group and changes observed; judgement on group work; willingness to participate actively in the group; manner of processing the group program. The following additional questions were posed to the group leaders: description of number of members and development of membership; place of group evenings and difficulties in obtaining a room; perceived changes of group interests; description of the primary difficulties in group work; use of work help from the state association; public relations work and advertising; distribution of tasks in the group; participation in group leader schooling. Also encoded was: group identification. Demography: age; sex; marital status; family composition; age und number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; size of household; composition of household; social origins; city size; possession of durable economic goods.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-02 / 1970-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Group chairman and group members from 1270 groups of the Bund der deutschen Landjugend.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1899
The total of 1899 respondents contains 193 interviewed group leaders.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0552 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Sinkwitz, Peter: Landjugendporträt: Situation und Arbeit des BDL. Bonn: Bund der deutschen Landjugend 1974.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sinkwitz, P. (1970): Landjugendgruppen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.