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Social and Cultural Determinants of the Conduct of Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic of Germany (Primary Investigation: Germans)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Esser, Hartmut (Institut für Arbeitssoziologie und Arbeitspolitik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Publication Date
1977
Contributor
  • Kompakt-Institut, Muenchen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
Description
  • Abstract

    Description of one´s own working and living conditions. Perception of one´s own countrymen and third-party image of guest workers in the FRG. Attitude to integration of foreigners. Topics: detailed description of housing situation; foreign co-residents in building; satisfaction with housing situation; importance of areas of life; characterization of actual situation in life; general contentment with life; self-image of the Germans and third-party image of foreign workers; length of company employment; contacts with colleagues of different nationalities; number of colleagues of the same nationality at work; characterization of working conditions and occupational prospects of advancement; self-assessment of occupational mobility in the last 5 years; most important aspects of an ideal occupation and general work satisfaction (scales); weekly working hours; social distance to foreign workers (scale adapted from BOGARDUS); attitude to workers of foreign or other nationality (scale); judgement on contacts with authorities; social contacts in the neighborhood with Germans and foreign co-residents; desire for more contacts with foreign workers; personal opinion leadership; concepts of the future development of the FRG. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; school education; vocational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; income; occupational position of father; income of spouse; size of household; residential status; local residency; nationality of spouse; employment of spouse; occupation of spouse; occupational position of spouse.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-05 / 1977-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    selected cities
Sampled Universe
German persons older than 18 years in 5 selected employment office districts in the cities Munich, Kempten, Solingen, Bochum and Braunschweig.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1421
Note
The current investigation was designed as a comparative investigation to ZA Study No. 1044. The questionnaire of both studies is largely identical.
Availability
Delivery
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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
  • ZA1043 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Esser, Hartmut; Gaugler, Eduard; Neumann, Karl-Heinz: Arbeitsmigration und Integration: Sozialwissenschaftliche Grundlagen. Königstein/Taunus: Hanstein 1979. (Materialien zur Arbeitsmigration und Ausländerbeschäftigung, Band 4).
  • Esser, Hartmut: Aspekte der Wanderungssoziologie: Assimilation und Integration von Wanderern, ethnischen Gruppen und Minderheiten. Eine handlungstheoretische Analyse. Darmstadt: Luchterhand 1980.
  • Kremer, Manfred; Spangenberg, Helga: Assimilation ausländischer Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Forschungsbericht. Königstein/Taunus: Hanstein 1980. (Materialien zur Arbeitsmigration und Ausländerbeschäftigung, Band 5).

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Esser, Hartmut (1977): Soziale und kulturelle Bestimmungsgründe des Verhaltens ausländischer Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Hauptuntersuchung: Deutsche). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1043