Deviant Behavior in School (Schoolchildren Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Brusten, Manfred (Universität Bielefeld)
Publication Date
  • M. Brusten, Universitaet Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
pupil; social background; deviant behavior; academic achievement; prestige
  • Abstract

    Deviant behavior and self-image of schoolchildren in Bielefeld. Topics: Relationship with parents; interest of parents in the school achievements of the child; child-raising style of parents; judgement on status of personal school achievement in comparison to classmates; frequency of having to repeat a year; naming the best or worst schoolchild of the class and the one with the most conspicuous conduct; preferred schoolchildren and social network; personal popularity and perceived liking; personal delinquency status and perceived stigmatization burdens; delinquency index; assumptions about distribution of offenses; assessment of the degree of criminalization of selected offenses; assumed criminalization of these offenses by teachers; assessment of the risk of sanctions in performing certain offenses; degree of familiarity of deviant conduct among classmates, teachers, parents or authorities; semantic differentials for schoolchildren with ´very good´ and ´very weak´ school achievements as well as for the respondent himself (self-image) and for schoolchildren, who frequently attract attention; social origins; judgement on the housing situation; possession of one´s own room; assumptions about the truthful answering of these questionnaires by classmates; self-assessment of truthful answering; assessment of the anonymity of this survey. The questionnaire contains a large number of scales. Demography: age; sex; family composition; age and number of siblings; school education; social class; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-09 / 1971-11
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren of the 9th and 10th school year in high school, secondary school and junior high school.
Probability: Cluster; Sampling Procedure Comment: Cluster sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 817
Survey unit: students### The survey was conducted in two passes and supervised by employees of the institute.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0872 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Brusten, Manfred; Hurrelmann, Klaus: Abweichendes Verhalten in der Schule: Eine Untersuchung zu Prozessen der Stigmatisierung. München: Juventa 1973.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 100 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22