My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

Courses of Life and Social Change: Access to Occupation in Employment Crisis (Life History Study LV-West III)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Mayer, Karl U. (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin)
Publication Date
1995
Contributor
  • Infratest Sozialforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Detailed information and judgements on courses of life in the areas family, training and employment. Topics: 1. Family origin of target person: social origin; information on natural mother, natural father or stepparents and foster parents as well as on siblings; information on courses of life of siblings. 2. Residential history and places of stay: residence description and reasons for change; supplemental questions on household structure and mobility. 3. School and occupational biography: school and occupational training; political education. 4. Employment history, occupation and work life: positions and activities of employment life; times of no contribution to retirement program; gaps in employment; side jobs; occupational further education; work efforts; honorary activity; hobbies; illness history. 5. Personal family: marriage biography; partner situation; information on earlier spouse; information on current spouse or companion through life; information on children. 6. Economic situation: sources of income. 7. Politics and religion: biography of personal behavior at the polls; behavior at the polls of parents; interest in politics in parental home; religious upbringing, leaving the church and religious affiliation. 8. Also encoded were: estimated and actual length of interview; date of interview; interruption of the interview and reason for interruption; sex of interviewer; identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-10 / 1989-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons in two cohorts defined at the start as the years of birth 1954 to 1956 as well as 1959 to 1961 from the official telephone books (InfraScope)
Sampling
Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2008
Note
The data set is part of an extensive project in which work was done with different cohorts, survey instruments and sampled populations. The data sets are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2644 to 2648.
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
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2648 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Brückner, Hannah; Mayer, Karl Ulrich: Lebensverläufe und gesellschaftlicher Wandel: Konzeption, Design und Methodik der Erhebung von Lebensverläufen der Geburtsjahrgänge 1954-1956 und 1959-1961, Teil I bis Teil III. Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung 1995. (Materialien aus der Bildungsforschung Nr. 48) siehe: http://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/de/forschung/bag/projekte/lebensverlaufsst udie/lv_west_III.htm

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Mayer, Karl U. (1995): Lebensverläufe und gesellschaftlicher Wandel: Berufszugang in der Beschäftigungskrise (Lebensverlaufsstudie LV-West III). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2648