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Concepts of Existence of the West German Population

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bargel, Tino (Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universität Konstanz)
  • Framheim, Gerhild (Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universität Konstanz)
  • Peisert, Hansgert (Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universität Konstanz)
  • Sandberger, Johann-Ulrich (Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universität Konstanz)
  • ZUMA, Mannheim
Publication Date
1981
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and moral concepts of the German population in the public, occupational and private area. Questions on socialization. Topics: importance of areas of life and educational goals; interest in university activities and college studies; attitude to academics and image of academics (scales); comparison of academics and non-academics; self-image (scale); satisfaction with personal education and occupational training (scale); attitude to work and work satisfaction; most important aspects of work; perceived work demands; work during leisure time; actual and ideal criteria of upward social mobility; perceived change of prospects of promotion in the FRG; identification of privileged population groups; perception of group differences as well as of social classes; class model; attitude to social differences (scale) as well as judgement on the level and development of inequality in the FRG; self-assessment of social class on a scale and satisfaction with personal social position; self-assessment of personal social standing based on income, occupation as well as influence in society; image of society and achievement orientation (scale); understanding of sex roles as well as assessment of the suitability of men and women for certain occupations; political interest and political participation (scale); importance of political goals; satisfaction with income. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; school education; further education; occupational position; company size; sources of income; respondent is head of household; residential status; membership in a union, party or an organization; party preference. Interviewer rating: type of building; residence and business building; type of city; presence of other persons and their intervention in interview; willingness to cooperate and reliability of respondent; length of interview; number and time of contact attempts; city size; district code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-01 / 1976-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons of German citizenship 16 years old or older living in private households.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1502
    Number of Variables: 272
Note
See also the academic interviews under ZA Study No. 1097.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1096 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 235 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bargel, Tino; Framheim, Gerhild; Peisert, Hansgert; Sandberger, Johann-Ulrich; ZUMA, Mannheim (1981): Daseinsvorstellungen der westdeutschen Bevölkerung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1096