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Concepts of Existence of West German Academics

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • 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
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Education
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and moral concepts of academics in the public, occupational and private area. Questions on university socialization and studies. Topics: The content of the questionnaire is in the first part identical to that of ZA Study No. 1096. Beyond this data about the academic career of the respondent were ascertained: start of studies; end of studies; length of studies; universities attended; university admission and college degree; college degree of grandparents. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; school education; further education; occupational position; employment; company size; sources of income; respondent is head of household; residential status; membership in a union, party or organization; party preference. Interviewer rating: type of building; residence and business building; presence of other persons and their intervention in the 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 / 1976-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Academics of German citizenship according to occupational group and age.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 462
    Number of Variables: 290
A comparable representative population survey is available under ZA Study No. 1096.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1097 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 247 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bargel, Tino; Framheim, Gerhild; Peisert, Hansgert; Sandberger, Johann-Ulrich; ZUMA, Mannheim (1981): Daseinsvorstellungen der westdeutschen Akademiker. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.