Workbook: Social Origins and School Career (High School)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hummell, Hans J. (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Klein, Michael (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wieken-Mayser, Maria (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Ziegler, Rolf (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
social background; career planning; promotion; academic achievement; performance test
  • Abstract

    Social origins and school achievements of schoolchildren as well as information from parents on this. The data set contains a election of variables from studies 0600 and 0639 and serves as an example data set for the workbook on social origins. Topics: social origins and social class of parents; position in sibling sequence; education aspiration; supervision with homework; attendance at parent and teacher consultation; conversations about subjects; the significance of a good high school graduation grade for college attendance and occupational success; firm goal in life; results of ability tests; school grades.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-01 / 1970-02
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Parents as well as schoolchildren of the 10th grade from 121 different classes at 68 high schools
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Two-stage cluster sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail as well as written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3240
    Number of Variables: 86
Survey unit: students; parents### The second part of the data set belonging to the Workbook is archived under ZA Study No. 1033.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1032 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Meulemann, Heiner: Soziale Herkunft und Schullaufbahn: Arbeitsbuch zur sozialwissenschaftlichen Methodenlehre. Frankfurt: Campus 1979. (Beiträge zur empirischen Sozialforschung) (Arbeitsbücher zur sozialwissenschaftlichen Methodenlehre)
  • Eirmbter, Willi H.: Ökologische und strukturelle Aspekte der Bildungsbeteiligung. Weinheim: Beltz 1977.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22