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Youth Study (1983)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes / opinion
    • Youth
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude of young people to political and social questions. The personal and occupational situation of young people. Topics: fun at school, studies, training or occupation; occupational concepts and most important criteria for choice of occupation; perceived affection and personal membership in selected groups (written survey); most important concerns and problems; contact or reference person; assessment of future occupational chances; current situation in life and fear of the future; assessment of the respect selected social groups find; judgement on the economic situation of the FRG as well as economic prospects for the future; fear of personal unemployment and in one´s circle of friends; assessment of the possibilities to realize an occupation; attitude to the achievement principle; personal standard of living in comparison to that of parents; interest in political commitment (scale); most important political problems; satisfaction with democracy in the Federal Republic; positive and negative aspects of the political system; party preference (rank order procedure); judgement on the job of the parties (scale); self-assessment on a left-right continuum; most important sources of information for forming one´s own political opinion; frequency of political conversations and difference of opinion with others; personal opinion leadership in the political area; conversation partner with political topics; assumed party preference of friends; assessment of personal persuasiveness; political participation (scale); assessment of effectiveness of political actions; postmaterialism index; achievement orientation; attitude to technical progress; attitude to life in a group sharing a residence; attitude to the life-style of parents; psychological self-characterization; latent feelings of fear, feeling of self-worth and general feeling of life (scale); place visited most frequently in leisure time and preferred leisure partner. Demography: year of birth; sex; marital status; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; employment; income; self-assessment of social class of parents; degree of urbanization; state; regional origins; occupational position of father; living with parents; political interest; party preference of parents. Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in survey.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-10 / 1983-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German young people between the ages of 14 to 21 years.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (Random Route according to ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral and written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2003
    Number of Variables: 266
Note
See also the youth study archived under ZA Study No. 1569.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1449 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Grewe, Hartmut: Jugend ´85. In: Eichholzbrief 4/85, S. 1-12.
  • Veen, Hans-Joachim: Mit den Risiken wächst die Zuversicht: Jüngste Meinungsdaten zur politischen Kultur und den Wertorientierungen Jugendlicher. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung vom 2.5.1984.

Update Metadata: 2019-03-27 | Issue Number: 80 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1985): Jugendstudie (1983). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1449