Attitudes and Motivation of Women Working in Agriculture on Training and Further Education

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgesellschaft für Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie, Bonn
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgesellschaft fuer Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie, Bonn (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Life-long/continuing education
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Work stress and attitude to further education among women working in agriculture. Utilization of and judgement on advice centers. Topics: Time required by household and business; time worked each week in summer and winter; available free time; work satisfaction; comparison of activity in agriculture with occupations outside of agriculture; employment before marriage and desire for activity outside of agriculture; satisfaction with current situation; sex-specific training model and attitude to further education in general and further education of women (scales); participation in further education events; traffic connections; time shortage and topic offerings as obstacles for participation in further education measures; satisfaction with events attended; extent to which informed about providers of further education events; reference person regarding further education; familiarity of further education events in radio and television; expectation of family regarding further education; utilization of and judgement on advice centers for family advice, advice for mothers and health, consumer advice, advice for companies and firms; attitude to advice centers (scale); type and frequency of reading newspapers; main focus of interests with books; satisfaction with personal education; local ties; attitude to sex education; frequency of car use; presence of parents or parents-in-law in household; structure of agricultural company. Demography: memberships and functions taken on in a club; social origins; age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); school education; vocational training; occupation; size of household; composition of household. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons; city size; distance from nearest small town as well as nearest large city. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-02 / 1976-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without the Saarland, without city states and without cities with over 50000 residents
Sampled Universe
Wives (age between 20 and 60 years) of agricultural company managers or women agricultural company managers from companies of over 1 ha in size or at least 4000 DM monthly market production.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1547
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0980 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Bommert, Wolfgang; Büttner, Eva: Bildungsverhalten der Landfrauen. Bonn: Forschungsgesellschaft für Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie, Heft 244, 1977.
  • Bommert, Wolfgang: Bestimmungsgründe der Weiterbildungsbereitschaft von Landfrauen. Bonn: Forschungsgesellschaft für Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie, Heft 245, 1977.
  • Bommert, Wilfried; Deenen, Bernd van: Situation und Perspektiven ländlicher Weiterbildung. In: Ausbildung und Beratung, 30, 1977.
  • Büttner, Eva: Einstellungen von Landfrauen zur Ausbildung der jüngeren Generation und die Ausbildung ihrer Kinder. Bonn: Forschungsgesellschaft für Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie, Heft 246, 1978.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22