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Young People in the Republic of Poland, in Eastern and Western Germany

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Schröder, Helmut (Forschungsgruppe Schulevaluation an der Fakultät Erziehungswissenschaften der Technischen Universität Dresden)
Publication Date
1996
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Political orientations, moral concepts, situation in life and interests of young people in Poland and Germany. Topics: Type of school attended and class level; self-classification between being a child and adult (scale); desire for agreement with parental life style; age at conducting process of separation from original family and development of occupational independence and autonomy as well as in establishing development levels in planning for the future; sympathy for selected nationalities; personal contact with persons abroad; self-classification of knowledge about the Soviet Union, Poland and the GDR and assessment of the knowledge provided by the school about these countries; assessment of typical characteristics of Poles; parents still living; social origins; personal housing situation or living in parental household; relationship with father and mother; personal concepts of child-raising in comparison to the parents; interest in selected topics such as fashion, politics, sport, health, music; judgement on the prospects for the future or fear of the future; perceived conflicts between selected social groups; satisfaction with attending school and most important reasons for satisfaction or dissatisfaction; favorite subjects; education goal; perceived burden from school or work (scale); vocationally oriented moral orientations; satisfaction with school achievements; social and personal disposition; idols; planning for the future and outline for life; place, partner and preferred leisure behavior; frequency and type of athletic activities; watching television and preferred television broadcasts; frequency of reading daily newspapers; playing a music instrument; use of tobacco; use of alcohol; experience with narcotics and drugs; use of tranquilizers; relationship between young people and adults (youth-centrism, scale); attitude to political participation and social commitment in selected areas; judgement on parties, organizations and initiatives as representatives of personal interests; contact with concerns and needs; stating contact person in selected problem areas; attitude to foreigners, nationalism and authoritarianism (scales); judgement on the German-Polish relationship (scale); friends in Poland or Germany; agreement of one´s own view about Poland or Germany with the views of aquaintances, friends and family members; sources of information about Poland; attitude to recently-arrived ethnic Germans from Eastern Europe (scale); self-classification on a left-right continuum and classification of father and mother on such a continuum; clique affiliation or group affiliation; distribution of gender in one´s circle of friends; self-classification of religiousness; number of siblings; size of circle of friends; steady partner relation; willingness to participate in further surveys.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-10 / 1991-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
  • Poland (PL)
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 15 to 24 years
Sampling
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3980
    Number of Variables: 772
Note
The survey procedures in the three subsamples differ. In Western Germany the entire process was with a standardized individual survey in the residence of the respondent. The Polish survey deals as well with an individual survey however with a higher proportion of open questions. in the East German investigation a standardized instrument was used as in the West German investigation but with a mixed form of group interviews (school classes) and individual interviews.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2857 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Melzer, Wolfgang: Jugend und Politik in Deutschland: Gesellschaftliche Einstellungen, Zukunftsorientierungen und Rechtsextremismus-Potential Jugendlicher in Ost- und Westdeutschland. Opladen: Leske + Budrich 1992.
  • Melzer, Wolfgang; Lukowski, Wojtek; Schmidt, Lutz: Deutsch-polnischer Jugendreport: Lebenswelten im Kulturvergleich. Weinheim und München: Juventa Verlag 1991.

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

Schröder, Helmut (1996): Jugend in der Republik Polen, in Ost- und Westdeutschland. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2857