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

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
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
Description
  • Abstract

    Description of one´s own working and living conditions and reasons to move to Germany. Perception of one´s own countrymen and third-party image of the Germans. Perceived reasons for integration difficulties. Topics: The survey of foreign workers was conducted with questions identical to ZA Study No. 1043. Besides the identical part of the survey the following additional questions were posed: country of origin; training in country of origin; reasons for moving to Germany and information about working and living conditions before moving to the FRG; planned length of stay before moving to the FRG; correspondence of concepts and facts about the FRG; satisfaction with housing situation and living conditions after arrival; description of characteristics of first occupational activity in the FRG (scale); satisfaction with this activity; development of contacts with countrymen in the FRG; planned length of stay; reasons for current stay in the FRG; ethnic infrastructure facilities in residential area; interest in acquisition of German citizenship; judgement on one´s own knowledge of German; feeling of national identity. Demography: sex; year of birth; school education; vocational training; occupational position; employment; social origins; income; marital status; nationality of spouse; employment and occupational position of spouse.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-05 / 1977-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    selected cities
Sampled Universe
Foreign persons older than 18 years in 5 selected employment office districts of the cities Munich, Kempten, Solingen, Bochum and Braunschweig.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1513
Note
The survey was conducted by countrymen in the respective language of the respondent. The comparable survey of German persons is archived under ZA Study No. 1043.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1044 (Type: ZA-No.)
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: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Esser, Hartmut (1977): Soziale und kulturelle Bestimmungsgründe des Verhaltens ausländischer Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Hauptuntersuchung: Ausländer). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1044