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Young People and Young Adults in Germany 1993

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI), München
Publication Date
1994
Contributor
  • IPOS, Institut fuer Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    The situation of young people in Eastern and Western Germany and attitudes to youth-relevant and political questions. Topics: Most important problems of the country and most important personal problem; trip to the other part of Germany after the border opening and trip abroad in 1992; earlier trips abroad; interest in politics; sympathy scale for the parties; most able party regarding securing the future; judgement on one´s own economic situation and expected further development; father or mother as responsible person in raising children; equal rights for men and women; attitude to solving conflicts through violence; attitude to socialism; provision for old age by individuals or the government; national pride; preference for independence of the country or as part of a European nation; advantageousness of the European Community for the country; attitude to introduction of the European currency ECU; attitude to admission of applicants for political asylum; understanding for violent demonstrations against applicants for political asylum or being ashamed due to this; general contentment with life; mobility readiness for occupational reasons; satisfaction with housing; willingness to help of parents or other persons given serious problems; reasons for justification of violence; satisfaction with public selection of facilities and services for young people; interest in selected leisure activities (scale); most important reasons for restrictions in the area of leisure possibilities; membership in a youth organization; regular participation in events of the club; clique affiliation; foreigners in one´s circle of friends; assessment of the danger of AIDS and threat from drugs; conduct given a hypothetical attack on foreigners by young people; work satisfaction; perceived jeopardy to job; living with parents; one´s own room; assessment of economic situation of parental home; perceived jeopardy to job of father and mother; age at leaving parental home; current residential status; number of siblings; number of children; desired number of children; socialization authority in childhood; persons responsible for care during one´s time in school; employment of father as well as mother during time in school; social origins; Communion or Confirmation; religious denomination; religiousness and belief in God. The following questions were posed in Eastern Germany: judgement on the decision of the citizens of the GDR in the first free elections in March 1990; fulfilled expectations regarding unification of the two German nations; judgement on leisure possibilities after the turning point; comparison of conditions before the turning point with the current situation regarding social protection, self-development, relationships with fellow-men, demands of occupation, realization of desired occupation and demand of school; participation in the Jugendweihe {DDR ceremony of adulthood}.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-02 / 1993-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 14 to 27 years.
Sampling
Random selection according to the RLD procedure in Western Germany. Multi-stage stratified random sample in Eastern Germany.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey in Eastern Germany and telephone interview in Western Germany
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2205
    Number of Variables: 165
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2397 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Berger, Manfred; Jung, Matthias; Roth, Dieter: Jugendliche und Erwachsene in Deutschland: Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Bevölkerungsumfrage in den alten und neuen Bundesländern. Mannheim: Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, 1993.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI), München (1994): Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene in Deutschland 1993. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2397