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Allocation of Chances through Education

Resource Type
  • Fröhlich, Dieter (Institut zur Erforschung sozialer Chancen, Köln)
Publication Date
  • INFAS, Bonn-Bad Godesberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Education
  • Abstract

    The reasons of parents in the decision for or against attendance of a secondary school for children in the 4th school year. Topics: Attitude to education and further education; support by teachers and school administration in the decision for secondary school; participation in class counseling meetings; reasons for the choice of school type; knowledge about school prerequisites for certain occupations; assessment of education costs if living out of town; occupation characteristics of selected occupations; occupation preference for the child from the view of parents as well as child; sense and purpose of university education; knowledge about possibilities of scholarships; school education and current status of education of the children; the route to school; means of transport used; distance to nearest high school, secondary school or junior high school; employment of wife and employment interruption; reasons for resumption of work; evaluation of statements about work, prospects of promotion and co-determination; personal education and occupational training and education of friends and acquaintances; personal occupational prestige and occupational prestige of family and friends; frequency of contact in one´s circle of friends; conversation partner with problems; evaluation of superiors and job atmosphere; job fears; satisfaction with payment; work satisfaction (scale); shift models; moving frequency and regional mobility; local ties; social mobility; memberships in clubs, parties and organizations; party offices accepted; party identification; company size; type of pay; degree of relationship with child. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional career; income; housing situation; party preference; party membership; social origins; regional origins; present and past offices held; membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-11 / 1972-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Lichtenau (DE-NW-LIT)
  • Bottrop (DE-NW-BOT)
  • Bielefeld (DE-NW-BFE)
  • Stolberg (DE-NW-STG)
  • Wassenberg (DE-NW-WBE)
Sampled Universe
1348 heads of household 30 years old and older with children in the 4th school year. In the case of survey of a worker, the spouse was additionally interviewed (736 cases).
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1365
    Number of Variables: 1340
With the additionally interviewed spouses of workers a short form of the questionnaire was used without the fact questions but containing largely all attitude questions. Besides the data set described there is an additional couples file containing the consolidated data of 719 spouses.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0819 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0819
  • Fröhlich, Dieter: Arbeit, Beruf und Bildungsverhalten: Eine empirische Untersuchung über Bildungsverhalten von Eltern in NRW. Köln: Institut zur Erforschung sozialer Chancen 1973.
  • Fröhlich, Dieter: Arbeitserfahrungen und Bildungsverhalten. Frankfurt: Campus 1978.
  • Marissen, Norbert: Lebensplanung der Eltern und Lebensplanung für die Kinder. Köln, Universität, Soziologisches Seminar, Diplomarbeit 1982.
  • Bolder, Axel: Bildungsentscheidungen im Arbeitermilieu. Frankfurt: Campus 1978.

Update Metadata: 2019-03-23 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2012-01-27

Fröhlich, Dieter (2012): Chancenzuweisung durch Ausbildung. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.