Social Support from the Perspective of three Generations (Survey of Families)
- Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI), München
- Infratest, Munich (Data Collector)
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Social behaviour and attitudes
- Social stratification and groupings
- Family life and marriage
- Income, property and investment/saving
AbstractThe family situation in the multi-generation family. Attitude to mutual assistance and support needs. Topics: 1. Concepts and need for assistance: importance of communication within the family; necessity of consultations about family help in situations of need; having to rely on financial aid of family members; the significance of Christmas as a family celebration; attitude to visiting family members even without a particular cause; attitude to retention of inheritances and gifts within the family; attitude to family celebrations; having to rely on the help of others with repairs, renovation jobs, dealing with authorities, child care, in case of personal illness, to discuss personal matters, in borrowing money and in the care of a handicapped or frail family member. 2. Actual situation: living together with a partner; number of children; number of persons in household; contact for assistance in case of personal illness; borrowing and loaning money in the circle of the family or at banks; persons outside of the family who can be of help in the household, with trips to government offices and in child care; Christmas celebrations actually conducted with certain persons; regularly meeting with other family members; regular communication with family members; persons from whom one can expect financial support in case of need;financial support regularly received from family members; financial support personally provided to others; receipt of inheritance or gift; inheriting material assets; persons continually in need of care in the circle of family and relatives; perception of other persons asking too much in the solution of problems; consultations in the circle of the family about responsibility for help in situations of need; year of birth and month of birth; employment status; residential status; net household income and personal net income; personal health problems and those of partner; leisure behavior; religiousness; personal religious affiliation and that of partner; educational goals.
1990-03 / 1990-08
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 1285
Number of Variables: 129
- ZA2516 (Type: ZA-No.)
- DJI (Type: FDZ)
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Rosenbladt, Bernhard von; Eschenlohr, Jörg; Haberkorn, Martin; Preiß, Katharina: Drei-Generationen-Netze: Ein Forschungsprojekt des DJI. Methodenbericht zur Durchführung der Befragung. München: Infratest Sozialforschung, August 1990.
Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22