ALLBUS/GGSS 1988 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1988)
- GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
- Mayer, Karl U. (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin) (Researcher)
- Müller, Walter (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Pappi, Franz U. (Universität Kiel) (Researcher)
- Scheuch, Erwin K. (Universität Köln) (Researcher)
- Ziegler, Rolf (Universität München) (Researcher)
- GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
- Society, Culture
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Cultural and national identity
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
- Family life and marriage
- Gender and gender roles
- Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
AbstractSocial monitoring of trends in attitudes, behavior, and societal change in the Federal Republic of Germany. The main topics in 1988 are: 1.) Attitudes towards marriage, family, and partnership 2.) Attitudes towards and contacts with foreign guest-workers (Gastarbeiter) 3.) Perception of environmental pollution 4.) Political participation 5.) Attitudes towards the political system 6.) National pride 7.) Political attitudes 8.) Questions on AIDS (HIV) 9.) ALLBUS-Demography 10.) Data on the interview (paradata) 11.) Family and changing gender roles I (ISSP 1988) 12.) Added value Topics: 1.) Attitudes towards marriage, family, and partnership: family as a prerequisite for happiness; marriage in case of steady partnership; importance of the family; arrangement of duties in the household. 2.) Attitudes towards and contacts with foreign guest-workers (Gastarbeiter): scale of attitudes towards foreigners; contacts with guest-workers within the family, at work, in the neighborhood, or among friends. 3.) Perception of environmental pollution: estimation of personal and overall hazard through lead content of petrol, industrial sewage, industrial fumes, nuclear power plants, traffic noise, and exhaust fumes. 4.) Political participation: frequency of various political activities; personal participation or willingness to participate in selected forms of protest; preferred form of political participation; respondent´s eligibility to vote and participation in general federal elections or state elections (Landtagswahl); self-assessment of political competence. 5.) Attitudes towards the political system: satisfaction with life in the Federal Republic; feeling of political effectiveness and representation by politicians; legitimacy of social inequality; various attitudes towards democracy; satisfaction with democracy and opinion on the performance of the German political system (political support). 6.) National pride: pride in German institutions and achievements. 7.) Political attitudes: attitude towards social differences in the Federal Republic; political interest; postmaterialism (importance of law and order, fighting rising prices, free expression of opinions, and influence on governmental decisions); self-placement on a left-right continuum; attitude towards extremists as teachers; attitude towards the death penalty for terrorists and murderers of children; self-assessment of social class; recall of past vote; party preference of parents during youth of respondent. 8.) Questions on AIDS (HIV): knowledge about the disease AIDS; perceived reports on AIDS in the media; assessment of personal risk of infection regarding selected forms of contact; expected development of cases of death caused by AIDS; opinion on the probability of developing medication against AIDS; attitude towards governmental information and repressive measures; attitude towards higher health insurance fees for those infected with AIDS; attitude towards firing infected employees and towards entry refusal for foreigners infected with AIDS; attitude towards a central registration requirement; concern about personal AIDS infection and infection of family members and friends; personal protective measures and behavioral changes; acquaintance with AIDS-infected people. 9.) ALLBUS-Demography: Details about the respondent: gender; month and year of birth, age; place of residence (federal state, administrative region, size of municipality, Boustedt-type of municipality); religious denomination, frequency of church attendance; voting intention (Sonntagsfrage); currently at school or university, general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation, industrial sector, working hours per week; date of termination of full- or part-time employment; gaps in occupational biography; details about former occupation; length of unemployment; desire for employment; principal source of livelihood; respondent´s income; age when leaving parental home; marital status; marital biography. Details about respondent´s current spouse: age; currently at school or university, general education, vocational training; employment status; employment status; working hours per week; details about current occupation; date of termination of full- or part-time employment. Details about respondent´s former spouse: age; general education, vocational training; details about current occupation. Details about respondent´s steady extra-marital partner: length of relationship; common household; distribution of household chores; month and year of birth, age; currently at school or university, general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current and former occupation respectively; working hours per week. Details about respondent´s parents: general education and vocational training of father and mother; father´s occupation; parents still alive. Composition of household: size of household; number of persons older than 17 in household (reduced size of household); children; household income; type of dwelling; telephone. Details about household members: relation to respondent; gender; month and year of birth, age; marital status. Respondent´s current memberships (Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB, blue-collar union), Deutsche Angestelltengewerkschaft (DAG, white-collar union), Christlicher Gewerkschaftsbund (CGB, Christian union), Union Leitender Angestellter (ULA, association of managers), Deutscher Beamtenbund (DBB, public service union), farmer´s association, trade association, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI), association of German industry), association of a liberal profession, other occupational association; choral society, sports club, leisure activity club, local history or community club, other social association, association of German expellees or refugees, charitable association, religious/church organization, youth or student organization, political party, citizens´ action group, other club or association). 10.) Data on the interview (paradata): presence of other people during the interview; intervention of other people in the course of the interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; evaluation of respondent´s reliability; length of interview; date of interview; gender of interviewer; age of interviewer. 11.) Family and changing gender roles I (ISSP): attitude towards employment of women; the importance of personal employment; preferred extent of employment of women during different stages of child raising; preferred type of child care for working couples; attitude towards partnership, marriage and wedding; attitude towards single fathers or mothers; attitude towards a right for homosexual couples to get married; ideal number of children and opinion on various family sizes; attitude towards children; opinion on divorce law; preference for divorce or for continuation of a disturbed marriage; employment of mother during childhood of respondent; personal divorces. Married respondents were also asked about: previous divorce of present spouse; pre-marital cohabitation with partner and beginning of cohabitation; extent of employment during different phases of child raising. 12.) Added value: International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO 1968); occupational prestige (according to Treiman); magnitude prestige (according to Wegener); weights.
1988-04 / 1988-07
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Face-to-face interview: PAPI
Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Personal interview with standardized questionnaire (PAPI - Paper and Pencil Interviewing), additional self-completion questionnaire (drop off) for ISSP
Number of Units: 3052
Number of Variables: 603
- ZA1670 (Type: ZA-No.)
- ALLBUS (Type: FDZ)
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