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September Strikes 1969

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen
Publication Date
1977
Contributor
  • Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Goettingen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude of workers to the strike. Job situation of workers, judgement on the trade union work and attitude to the strike. Topics: Work satisfaction; evaluation of personal job; satisfaction with payment; judgement on company and atmosphere at work; wage form; company employment; overtime; change of shift; membership in a trade union; necessity of trade unions; judgement on the power of trade unions and their most important tasks; judgement on task fulfillment of trade unions; responsibility of trade unions for political questions; judgement about trade union functionaries; judgement on the work of the works council; trade union representatives at work; assessment of the future of workers; judgement on equal opportunities and the structure of society in the FRG; attitude to the student unrest; political interest. The following additional questions were posed in companies on strike: personal participation in the strike; reasons for the strike; strike example from other companies; conduct of relevant groups in the strike; personal conduct in the strike; judgement on strike result and lessons for the future; recommendations for future wage policies; willingness to strike even with spontaneous strikes; reactions to red flags. The following additional questions were posed in companies not on strike: familiarity of the reasons for the strike; judgement on the conduct of the Federal Government, the press and the trade unions; assessment of strike result; effects of the strike on one´s own company and on society in general; assessment of the probability of renewed spontaneous strikes. Demography: age (classified); marital status; number of children; school education; vocational training; income; interest in politics; social origins; present and past offices held; memberships. Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in interview; assessment of the capability to give an opinion and willingness of respondent to cooperate; particular difficulties with the interview; presence of other persons; length of interview; date of interview; place of interview. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Huckingen (DE-NW-DHU)
  • Backnang (DE-BW-BAC)
  • Hattingen (DE-NW-HAT)
  • Winnenden (DE-BW-WIX)
  • Ludwigshafen (DE-RP-LUH)
Sampled Universe
2 companies on strike and 3 companies not on strike. Within the companies random selection of workers.
Sampling
Specific sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 402
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0880 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Schumann, Michael; Gerlach, Frank; Gschlössl, Albert; Milhoffer, Petra: Am Beispiel der Septemberstreiks: Anfang der Rekonstruktionsperiode der Arbeiterklasse? Frankfurt: Europäische Verlagsanstalt 1971. (Studienreihe des Soziologischen Forschungsinstituts, Göttingen).

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen (1977): Septemberstreiks 1969. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0880