The Young Citizens (Hamburg Cohort Analysis, Year of Birth 1941)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Buchhofer, Bernd (Forschungsstelle der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik, Hamburg)
  • Friedrichs, Jürgen (Forschungsstelle der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik, Hamburg)
  • Lüdtke, Hartmut (Forschungsstelle der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik, Hamburg)
  • Pfeil, Elisabeth (Forschungsstelle der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik, Hamburg)
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • Abstract

    Situation in life, satisfaction with education level achieved, views about education, understanding of marriage as well as attitude to political and personal questions among 28-year-olds in Hamburg. Topics: Detailed determinations of education and occupational training; evaluation of education and professional history; earlier and current occupation desired; reasons for change of occupation; attitude to employment of one´s wife; conversations with spouse about occupational questions; attitude to female superiors; judgement on occupation preparation by the schools; preferred marriage age and attitude to an age difference of partner; attitude to a church wedding; desired number of children; preferred educational goals and evaluation of child-raising style of parents; attendance of parents courses; personal attitude and attitude of one´s parents to authoritarian child-raising; characterization of punishments experienced oneself and upbringing in general; spouse´s understanding of one´s role; attitude to laws on abortion and extra-marital sexual intercourse; expected influence of status of parents on social chances of children; possibility and desirability of elimination of social differences; class assignment of certain occupations; self-assessment of social class and assessment of the social class of parents and neighbors; contacts with parents, relatives and friends; membership in clubs and organizations; time of personally feeling grown-up; perceived influence of special interest groups on society; effect of a dictatorship on one´s own way of life; satisfaction with government; attitude to the death penalty and intervention of the police regarding the APO; political interest and political extent to which informed; personal election participation and reasons for not voting; party preference; age of partner; length of living with parents and personal room in youth; reasons for moving from parental home; current housing situation; moving plans; amount of rent and additional costs. Demography: age; sex; marital status; family composition; number of children; age und number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; further education; occupation; professional position; employment; professional career; income; social origins; regional origins; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; military service.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-10 / 1970-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
Sampled Universe
Those born in 1941 (28 years old).
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 807
The current study is part of a three-part cohort investigation. The survey of the same cohort (year of birth 1941 and 23 years old at the time) is stored unter ZA Study No. 0160. ZA Study No. 0767 contains a survey of 23-year-olds interviewed by means of of the same questionnaire as the 28-year-olds investigated in this study.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0766 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Buchhofer, Bernd; Friedrichs, Jürgen; Lüdtke, Hartmut: Entgangene Bildungschancen: Eine empirische Analyse der Reaktionsmuster bei jungen Erwachsenen. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 2, 1973, S. 239 - 253.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22