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Foreign Young People (District Offenbach)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    The situation in life of foreign young people in the district of Offenbach. Topics: knowledge of personal national language as well as the German language; length of stay of respondent, parents as well as siblings in Germany; attitude to remaining in the Federal Republic; description of residence situation; residential occupancy and one´s own room; proportion of foreigners in residential area; type and number of club memberships; membership structure and club founders; preferred membership structure; preferred leisure contacts and desire for German or foreign young people as leisure partners; place for leisure activities; knowledge of parents about place, type and partners in leisure activities; interest of parents in leisure activities and leisure contacts; consent of parents with activities of respondent; detailed recording of frequency and popularity of selected leisure activities; interest in extension of various leisure activities; attitude to extension of leisure activities with parents; boredom; motives for inter-generation conflicts; assumed attitude of German young people regarding foreign young people as well as of the foreign young people regarding German young people and of one´s own countrymen regarding other foreigners in the Federal Republic; feeling of acceptance by German young people; school attendance in country of origin and in Germany; interest in school; relationship with teachers and classmates; attitude to homework coaching; ideas about an occupation after completion of school; assumed expectations of parents for this time; prospects for a training vacancy; judgement on the German school education in comparison to that in the native country. The following additional questions were also posed with young people who had already completed school: actual and desired occupation after school attendance; reasons for the occupation decision; sources of information used and manner of search for work or training vacancy; general judgement on the occupation prospects of foreign young people; occupation prospects of foreign young people in comparison to Germans. Demography: age; sex; age and number of siblings; social origins; nationality. Interviewer rating: presence of others, in particular of parents, during the interview; number of apartments in the building; residential area. Also encoded were: identification of interviewer; age of interviewer; sex of interviewer; ZIP (postal) code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-06 / 1981-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Offenbach (DE-HE-OFF)
    the district of Offenbach
Sampled Universe
100 Spanish, Italian, Yugoslav, Greek and Turkish young people between the ages of 12 to 23 years from lists of foreign residents born in 1958 to 1968.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 530
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1264 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1981): Ausländische Jugendliche (Kreis Offenbach). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.