Equal Rights for Women and Men 1998

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • IPOS Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • IPOS Institut fuer praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to equal rights for women and men in various areas of life. Topics: party preference; interest in politics; political level (municipal to international policy) for which the strongest interest exists; fair share of standard of living; judgement on personal economic situation; importance of areas of life; preferred occupational conduct of a mother with a child (taking advantage of maternity leave, leave for new parent or discontinuation of employment); general attitude to leave for new parent for fathers and related co one's own family situation; institutions that should make a greater effort for increased utilization of leave for new parent for fathers; preference for responsibility for raising pre-school child as well as for school-age children with father or mother; loss for the father if he does not take part in child-raising; assumed harm in the development of children from child-raising without father as well as in a full-time kindergarten and on the other hand outside of the family; satisfaction with kindergarten situation; importance of economic independence of a woman; perceived differences in the career chances between the sexes; attitude to these differences; attitude to women in male occupations; importance of professional career for men as well as for women; preference for a man or a woman as superior as well as colleague; suspicions about parity of pay for work of equal value by men and women; assessment of the career chances of women; knowledge about the legal situation on sexual harassment at work; personal experience with sexual harassment; taking advantage of support of employer with sexual harassment experienced; personal intent to respond to job advertisements addressing persons of the other sex; attitude to an official ordinance also to use the female form next to the male in written language; general adequate effort for equal rights; realization of equal rights as task of the government or the individual; most able party in the matter of equal rights; preference for more or fewer women in positions of political leadership; attitude to prescribing quotas for women in politics; enough women in positions of economic leadership; attitude to current extent of support of employment of women, making it easier to return to working life as well as the occupational support of handicapped women; judgement on the social chances of handicapped women; preference for part-time work; preferred division of working hours throughout the week; frequency of athletic activity; conducting sport in a club or in a group; reason for athletic activity; most important source of information on health questions; knowledge about the Muettergenesungswerk {organization providing rest for mothers}; judgement on the sensibility of the work of the Muettergenesungswerk; knowledge of cases of domestic violence in one's circle of friends and personal conduct (getting involved, staying out); distribution of tasks in household (cleaning, cooking, shopping); satisfaction with distribution of tasks in household; person who should work more in household; size of household and composition of household; number of children; number of pre-school-age children in household; attending kindergarten or children's nursery; problems with the coordination of time due to the start of teaching; satisfaction with situation of children's nurseries; children in kindergarten; desire for children and desired number of children; arranging division of tasks in child care in cases of illness, visit to the doctor, going to the playground, homework supervision and attendance of parents evenings in school. Demography: age; school education; completed apprenticeship, government examination or diploma; employment; current personal job security; jeopardy to job in one's circle of friends; retired in the framework of an early retirement arrangement; professional position and occupation; marital status; steady partner and living together with a partner; school degree of companion through life; completed apprenticeship and government examination; occupation and professional position of partner; partner primary earner; city size; state; union membership; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The German residential population between 16 and 69 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample according to a key based on birthday (RLD procedure)
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2511
    Number of Variables: 143
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3115 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22