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Darmstadt Study (Workers)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt
Publication Date
1972
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude of workers to occupation, colleagues, superiors and the representatives of their interests. Topics: local residency; refugee; bombed out; social origins; detailed information on occupational career, type and headquarters of company, length of employment and earnings; time worked each week; arranging work; job satisfaction; working in occupation learned; considerations on choice of occupation of children; job security; threat of the general unemployment situation; topic of conversation with superiors; atmosphere at work; attitude to the necessity of a works council; presence of a works council; satisfaction with the works council; judgement on cooperation of works council with management; personal membership in works council; attitude to contacts between works council and trade unions; union membership; time of joining and activity as functionary; participation in trade union events and reading of trade union newspapers; reasons for membership in a trade union; attitude to trade union functionaries; political interest; party membership; assessment of personal economic development; characterization of an ideal superior according to age, sex, independence and sympathy with personal matters; preference for more job security or higher income. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; vocational training. Interviewer rating: judgement on reliability of responses to the trade union questions; social class of respondent; willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1949-10 / 1950-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Darmstadt (DE-HE-DAR)
Sampled Universe
Employees from the card file of the employment office in Darmstadt
Sampling
Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 432
Note
The ZA Study Nos. 1572 to 1577 are part of a comprehensive investigation about the socio-economic life of a medium-size, bombed-out city and its surrounding area. The study is also known as ´German middle town survey´.
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1574 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Mausolff, Anneliese: Gewerkschaft und Betriebsrat im Urteil der Arbeitnehmer. Darmstadt 1952. (Gemeindestudie des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt, Monographie 9)
  • Anderson, Nels: Die Darmstadt-Studie - Ein informeller Rückblick. In: König, Rene (Hrsg.): Soziologie der Gemeinde. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 1. Köln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1956, S. 144 - 151.
  • Ferber, Christian von: Die Gemeindestudie des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt. In: König, Rene (Hrsg.): Soziologie der Gemeinde. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Sonderheft 1. Köln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1956, S. 152 - 171.
  • Arnold, Alexia: Reorientation durch Wissenschaftstransfer: Eine wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Rekonstruktion der Darmstadt-Studie (1948-1954) aus soziologischer Perspektive. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2010 (Schriftenreihe Theorie und Geschichte der Soziologie, Band 1)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Darmstadt (1972): Darmstadt-Studie (Arbeitnehmer). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1574