Effects of Unemployment among Women (Panel)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the problems of unemployment and the function of occupation and job from of the perspective of unemployed and employed women as well as among housewives. Topics: reasons and length of unemployment; work orientation; roll of occupation versus roll of housewife; functions of occupation and job; burdens from unemployment; circle of friends; assessment of social situation; future expectations; personality structure; responsibility for unemployment; political conduct; party ties; trust in the political parties; life style; family; leisure time; partner conflicts; conflicts in child-raising; sport engagement; assessment of the situation in the job market; willingness to make concessions; mobility; activities for re-employment; experiences with the employment office. Demography: age; marital status; school and occupational training; household structure; further education; employment of mother and head of household; net income; supports; employment; interest in politics; party preference; political discussions; party membership. Also encoded were: size of municipality class; date of interview; length of interview; cooperation of respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-06 / 1978-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Unemployed, employed and housewives
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: 3 samples were drawn (unemployed, employed and housewives) according to the quota characteristics age, marital status and vocational training. The quota allocation corresponded to the structure analysis of the Bundesanstalt fuer Arbeit {Employment Office} of September 1977.
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2499
    Number of Variables: 944
Of the 2499 respondents of the first wave (June 1978 to July 1978) 1590 could be interviewed a second time in November. Further studies on unemployment are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1083 to 1085.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1086 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Heinemann, Klaus; Röhrig, Peter; Stadie, Rolf: Arbeitslose Frauen im Spannungsfeld von Erwerbstätigkeit und Hausfrauenrolle: Bd. 1 Analysen; Bd. 2 Datendokumentation. Melle: Verlag Ernst Knoth 1980. (Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Forschungsbericht 10 und 11).
  • Heinemann, Klaus; Röhrig, Peter; Stadie, Rolf: Arbeitslose Frauen: Zwischen Erwerbstätigkeit und Hausfrauenrolle. Eine empirische Untersuchung. Weinheim: Beltz 1983.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22