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Young People and Adults '85 (Young People)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Fischer, Arthur (Psydata, Institut für Marktanalysen, Sozial- und Mediaforschung, Frankfurt/M.)
  • Fuchs, Werner (Fernuniversität Hagen)
  • Zinnecker, Jürgen (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
  • Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell, Hamburg
Other Title
  • Shell Jugendstudie (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • Psydata, Institut fuer Marktanalysen, Sozial- und Mediaforschung, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Moral concepts, experiences, interests and political attitudes of young people in the Federal Republic. Topics: mistakes of adults and young people; areas in which young people can learn from adults or vice versa; perceived contrasts between young people and adults; most important problems and difficulties of young people; perceived differences between selected social groups; judgement on relationship between the generations; age concepts about self-responsible decisions of young people in economic and moral areas; personal desire for children; style of upbringing of parents as example for raising one´s own children; change suggestions for style of upbringing; strictness of one´s own upbringing; size of city in which respondent grew up; favorite games in youth; selected situations that lead to conflicts with parents; positive and negative memories of personal school life; favorite subjects; problems during time in school and training; information on one´s age at selected events such as first sexual experiences, possession of a vehicle, training times, leaving parental home, participation in dance lessions and marriage; judgement on one´s own future; particularly desirable achievements; feeling of life, attitude to life and society (scale); keeping a diary; composing essays and poems; behaviors from which one obtains new strength; idols; reasons for model character or why there are none; reference persons and conversation partner; general judgement on the future of society; assessment of future development of environmental problems, economic questions and political questions (scale); personal contributions to realization of a better future (scale); accusation of social groups or nations for jeopardy to the future; judgement on support for youth by the Federal Government; areas of additional possibilities of support; preferred leisure activities; playing a music instrument; type of sport practiced; preferred dances; technical interest and orientation of this interest; reading habits; belonging to a clique; staying at home during leisure time; belief in life after death; exercise of irrational and excessive behavior; smoking habits; use of alcohol; work orientation. Scale indices: problems in leisure time - contact area; problems with work and school; youth-centrism; personal responsibility; privatization; dreams; self-alienation; willingness to adapt; self-assertion; future pessimism; political alternative action; pedagogical-social action. Demography: month of birth; year of birth; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; frequency of church attendance; school education; vocational training; occupational position; employment; interest in politics; party inclination; party identification; city size; degree of urbanization; state; memberships; money at one´s free disposal each month; financial situation; school education of father or mother; industry density of residential area; interest in participation in a youth competition; willingness to participate in a follow-up interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-04 / 1984-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 15 to 24 years
Sampling
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1472
    Number of Variables: 472
Note
A comparable survey of adults between the ages of 40 to 50 years is archived under ZA Study No. 1439.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1438 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Jugendliche und Erwachsene ´85: Generationen im Vergleich. Leske und Budrich, Leverkusen 1985, Bd. 1. (Hrsg. vom Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell)
  • Jugendliche und Erwachsene ´85: Generationen im Vergleich. Leske und Budrich, Leverkusen 1985, Bd. 2. (Hrsg. vom Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell)
  • Jugendliche und Erwachsene ´85: Generationen im Vergleich. Leske und Budrich, Leverkusen 1985, Bd. 3. (Hrsg. vom Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell)
  • Jugendliche und Erwachsene ´85: Generationen im Vergleich. Leske und Budrich, Leverkusen 1985, Bd. 4. (Hrsg. vom Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell)
  • Jugendliche und Erwachsene ´85: Generationen im Vergleich. Leske und Budrich, Leverkusen 1985, Bd. 5. (Hrsg. vom Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 234 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Fischer, Arthur; Fuchs, Werner; Zinnecker, Jürgen; Jugendwerk der Deutschen Shell, Hamburg (1985): Jugendliche und Erwachsene '85 (Jugendliche). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1438