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Young People (Panel: 1st Wave 1977)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Dezernat Wehrpsychologie, Streitkräfteamt, Bonn
Publication Date
1977
Contributor
  • INFAS, Bonn-Bad Godesberg (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the Federal German Armed Forces or alternative service of those liable for military service who have not served yet. Scales to record attitude and personality characteristics. Topics: judgement on the general reputation of military service and community service (scale); attitude of family and friends to community service or military service; conversations about military service and alternative service with reference persons; discussion with representatives of the Federal German Armed Forces in school and contacts with a military service adviser; receipt of advertising materials; visits of friends in a barracks; interest in special training in the Federal German Armed Forces; importance of studies or apprenticeship; satisfaction with school degree; occupation prospects and times of personal unemployment; benefit of military service for personal occupation; important personal event in the recent past; possession of motorcycle or car; use of alcohol and experience with drugs; membership in clubs, youth organizations, student council and citizen initiatives; party preference and eligibility of parties left of the SPD as well as right of the CDU/CSU; judgement on economic conditions; military service of father; social origins; religiousness; work satisfaction. Scales: dominance; aggressiveness; extroversion; social desirability; achievement motivation; unpolitical stand; military affinity; occupation expectations; Federal German Armed Forces activity; Federal German Armed Forces superior and motivation to volunteer. Demography: age; school education; degree of urbanization; state. Also encoded were: sex of interviewer and willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-09 / 1977-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Those liable to military service who have not served yet born between 1959-1961.
Sampling
Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2367
    Number of Variables: 241
Note
The current data set is the first part of a two-wave panel survey; see also ZA Study Nos. 1029 and 1030.
Availability
Delivery
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1028 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Puzicha, Klaus; Röpke, A.: "Wer will unter die Soldaten?" Opladen: Leske Verlag 1981.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 73 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Dezernat Wehrpsychologie, Streitkräfteamt, Bonn (1977): Jugendliche (Panel: 1. Welle 1977). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1028