Integration Readiness of Young People in Social Change

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R. (Wissenschaftliche Betriebseinheit Methodologie, Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt)
  • Hoag, Wendy J. (Wissenschaftliche Betriebseinheit Methodologie, Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt)
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitude of young people to school, society and politics. Topics: leisure behavior; boredom; group affiliation; place and time of group meetings; meeting without schedule; available rooms for the group; frequency of meeting; reasons for low frequency of meeting; attitude to foreigners and the role of women (scale); parents deceased, living separately or divorced; stepfather or adoptive father; characterization of relationship with parents as well as characterization of parents or stepparents or adoptive parents; detailed information on degree of relationship, judgement on strictness of parental child-raising; personal influence as child on family decisions; preference for an autoritarian child-raising style with one´s own children; division of labor and authority structure in parental family (scale); personal ideas about the distribution of tasks between man and wife as well as authority structure in one´s family; ideas about an optimum division between employment and family in case of raising children; moral concepts about family, politics, discipline, fatalism, trade unions and external versus internal control (scale); information on school attendance, school form, church school, mixed class of boys and girls; school satisfaction; coping with the demands of school; self-classification as good or bad student; interest of father as well as mother in school achievements; frequency of injustice perceived on the part of teachers; school aspiration level; employment plans and reasons for choice of occupation; number of applications in the search for a training position; number of trainees at work; information on course of training; training corresponding to personal expectations; satisfaction with treatment as apprentice; expectation of being taken on in regular employment; satisfaction with work; feeling of achievement-based pay; company size; satisfaction with choice of occupation and possible reasons for dissatisfaction; length of possible unemployment; attitude to National Socialism, Jews and communists; discussion about politics at home and with colleagues; desire to join a party; attitude to nuclear power; knowledge and sympathy as well as personal affiliation or that of close persons with selected social groups such as punkers, {illegal} building occupiers, youth organizations of parties, rockers, nationally-oriented groups, nuclear power opponents and groups with alternative ways of life; military service or conscientious objection; emigration desire; consensus with family as well as friends on attitude to guest workers; frequency of conversations about guest workers; assessment of the Germans as hostile to foreigners; personal contacts with foreigners and their country of origin; conflicts in contacts with foreigners; sympathy scale for Greeks, French, Spaniards, English, Yugoslavs, Italians, Americans and Turks; optimistic future prospects; marriage desire; preferred marriage age; preference for living together with partner before marriage; desire to live alone; desire for children; preferred number of children; prospects for the future for Germany and expected economic development. Demography: age; sex; marital status; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; income; self-assessment of social class; age of father or mother; school education of father or mother; vocational training of father or mother; type of vocational training of father or mother; employment of father or mother; occupation of father or mother; political interest of father or mother; party preference of father or mother; money at one´s free disposal each month; political interest; club memberships; sex and age of members of household; party preference. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons during interview and their family relation to respondent; interventions of other persons in the interview, reliability of respondent; length of interview; day of interview and month of interview; sex of interviewer and age of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-01-29 / 1983-04-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German young people born between 1964 and 1967
Sampling Procedure Comment: Two-stage random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2066
    Number of Variables: 318
The content of this survey is in parts identical to a youth study from 1962 archived under ZA Study No. 0156. The parents survey conducted in the framework of the study is not archived in the Zentralarchiv.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1436 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.; Hoag, Wendy J.: Jugend ohne Zukunft: Einstellungen, Umwelt, Lebensperspektiven. München, R. Piper 1985.
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.; Hoag, Wendy J.: Zur Methodik der Umfragen. Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität 1985. (Projektbericht: Integrationsbereitschaft der Jugend im sozialen Wandel, gefördert von der Stiftung Volkswagenwerk)
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.; Hoag, Wendy J.: 16 - 18jährige: 1962 und 1983. Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität 1985. (Projektbericht: Integrationsbereitschaft der Jugend im sozialen Wandel, gefördert von der Stiftung Volkswagenwerk)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22