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The Situation of Mothers in 1966 (Federal Republic, Half-Families)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Junker, Reinhold (Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Frankfurt)
Publication Date
1972
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
Description
  • Abstract

    The economic and social situation of single mothers. Changes of the situation in life through pregnancy and the relation of the father to the child and his mother. Topics: Length of living together with husband; size of household and head of household; help in housekeeping; comparison between neighborhood help and help from relatives; contacts with friends and colleagues; type and extent of employment; work satisfaction; desired pregnancy; complaints during pregnancy; change of social surroundings through pregnancy; change of job in connection with pregnancy; course of birth; interest of father in the child; characterization of father and place of getting to know him; length of acquaintance until pregnancy; attitude of one´s parents to the father of the child; type and frequency of contacts between father and child and mother; contact with family of father; difficulties in paying alimony; contacts with the Youth Welfare Department, welfare worker and guardian; conduct with differences of opinion; decision structure in one´s family; judgement on one´s own sex education and the knowledge of means of contraception before first pregnancy; attitude to pre-marital sexual relation; frequency of nervousness and tiredness; concepts of marriage and the role of women; judgement on the marriage of parents; strictness of one´s own parents in moral things; desire for one´s own child in youth; priorities in raising children; most important concerns as mother; number and education status of children; psychological characterization of children; judgement on the standing of a married woman or a woman with children; recommendations on improvement in the situation of single mothers; personally growing up in a home; feeling of security; judgement on one´s own economic situation and the economic situation after separation from the father of the child; detailed listing of composition of personal income and the cost of living; position in sibling sequence; age of parents at birth of respondent; type of tenancy and perceived rent gouging; moving in the last year; house-hunting during pregnancy; media usage; last vacation; membership in clubs and organizations; religiousness; religious affiliation of one´s own parents, the father of the child as well as the child. With divorced persons: reasons for the divorce. Demography: marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; composition of household; housing situation; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; situation of residence; condition of residence; city size; judgement on satisfaction of respondent. Beyond this the respondent was characterized psychologically by the interviewer in extensive form (semantic differential).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Mothers widowed, divorced, living separately and unmarried, 18 - 65 years old.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1011
    Number of Variables: 992
Note
See ZA Study Nos. 0575 to 0580.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0581 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Junker, Reinhold: Die Lage der Mütter in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Ein Forschungsbericht. Frankfurt: Eigenverlag des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, 1965. (Schriften des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Bd. 228/I A).
  • Junker, Reinhold: Die Lage der Mütter in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Ein Forschungsbericht. Frankfurt: Eigenverlag des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, 1966. (Schriften des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Bd. 228/I B).
  • Junker, Reinhold: Die Lage der Mütter in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Ein Forschungsbericht. Frankfurt: Eigenverlag des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, 1967. (Schriften des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Bd. 228/II).
  • Junker, Reinhold: Die Lage der Mütter in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Ein Forschungsbericht. Frankfurt: Eigenverlag des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, 1968. (Schriften des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Bd. 228/III).

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Junker, Reinhold (1972): Lage der Mütter 1966 (Bundesrepublik, Halbfamilien). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0581