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Equal Rights for Women and Men 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • IPOS, Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim
  • Bundesministerium für Frauen und Jugend, Bonn
Publication Date
  • IPOS, Institut fuer praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the situation of women in employment and family. Concepts and desires on equal rights. Topics: judgement on politicians as parliamentary representatives; attitude to personal political involvement and political consciousness (scale); personal opinion leadership; fair share of life; judgement on personal economic situation; importance of areas of life; compatibility of employment and family; general attitude to leave for new parent for fathers and attitude to taking advantage of such a leave for new parent in one´s own family; father or mother as primarily responsible for child care and raising children; judgement on development of children in full-time kindergarten or otherwise outside of the family; satisfaction with kindergarten situation; importance of economic independence of the wife; attitude to marriage as institution; perceived discrimination against women at work; attitude to this discrimination; attitude to women in male occupations, women as superiors and as colleagues; importance of occupational success for men or women; assessment of equal pay and judgement on career chances of men and women; judgement on the possibility of sueing an employer; ways of discriminating against women at work; adequate realization of equal rights; realization of equal rights as individual or government task; attitude to more women in leading positions in politics and business; attitude to quota of women; attitude to making it easier to re-enter the job market and occupational support measures for women; attitude to occupational support of handicapped women; attitude to equal rights of handicapped women and men; preference for part-time work; party most able on questions of equal rights; party preference; interest in politics; women in one´s circle of friends who are beaten by their husbands (violence in marriage); necessity of personal intervention in such a case; most important factors for restricted leisure opportunities; personal athletic activity and attendance of athletic or cultural events; main focus when watching television; frequency of reading and main focus of interests in daily newspapers; frequency of hikes and excursions; watching television; exercise of honorary social and charity activities; close persons whose job is endangered; living together with a partner; actual distribution of tasks for work in household; satisfaction with this distribution of roles; person who should become more involved in household; number of children; children in household; union membership; religiousness. Working couples were also asked: attitude of partner to one´s own employment; perceived stress through work in household. Respondents with pre-school age children were also asked the following questions: children in kindergarten institutions; type of child facility. Respondents without children were also asked the following question: desire for children and preferred number of children. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; employment; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The German residential population between 16 and 69 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Two separate random samples (East and West)
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2517
    Number of Variables: 169
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3028 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • IPOS: Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern: Wirklichkeit und Einstellungen in der Bevölkerung. Ergebnisse zweier repräsentativer Bevölkerungsumfragen. Mannheim: IPOS, November 1995.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

IPOS, Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim; Bundesministerium für Frauen und Jugend, Bonn (1998): Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern 1995. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.