DJI Foreigner Survey - Children and Parents

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI), München
  • Technische Universität Chemnitz-Zwickau
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN Forschungsgesellschaft, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
political attitude; family; integration; discrimination; political attitude; education; Greek; Turk; Italian
  • Abstract

    The demographic and socio-economic context as well as the moral orientations of children and parents of Greek and Italian as well as of children of Turkish origins. Topics: The following questions were posed to Greek and Italian parents: 1. Employment: year, month and region of first occupational activity; occupational position, area of business and average working hours at beginning of employment as well as in today´s employment; arrangement of working hours and number of jobs in Germany; for those not employed: status as reported unemployed with the employment office, frequency and length of unemployment; last occupational position in country of origin; year of first longer stay in Germany. 2. Social nets: discussing personally important things with a confidant; common meals; instinctive ties with confidant; leisure partner; passive and active help with school tasks or homework; living together; help with problems; sex and nationality of confidant; type of relation with confidant; spatial distance to place of residence of confidant; frequency of contact. 3. Affiliation and language ability: feeling of foreignness in country of origin; viewed as German by the people in country of origin; ethnic group affiliation; voting in Germany or country of origin; discrimination experiences; interest in German citizenship; approval of marriage of children with German partner; ethnic first names for grandchildren; interest in German citizenship for child; desire for the child to return home; ethnic or German cooking habits; language use with parents and siblings as well as at work; self-assessment of personal knowledge of German. 4. Ethnic concentration, media usage and cultural participation: foreigners in residential building; possession of books, reading of press and renting video films in language of origin and German; preferred language for entertainment and news broadcasts; attending concerts of artists of country of origin; visit to youth clubs and cafes of the ethnic group; sympathies for nationalities; assessment of the sympathies of Germans for other nationalities; desire for special institutions for the ethnic group and actual availability in one´s residential area. 5. Education of children: current education status; current attendance at kindergarten; highest degree of one´s children from a school providing all-round education; current school years of one´s children; desired school degree for the child and certainty of the school degree sought; desired occupation for the child. 6. Family relationships and housing situation: division of tasks in one´s family; influence of family members with important decisions; help in household; sources of income; persons in residence; monthly net household income; floor space and furnishings of residence; number of rooms; condominium or apartment; personal residence, institution residence or home. 7. Partnership: time of marriage with current and former spouse; year of birth and month of birth of partner; region of birth, school degree and region of school degree of partner; place of residence immediately after marriage; degree of relationship to partner; currently living together with spouse; employment, occupational position, area of business, average time worked each week and arrangement of working hours of partner. 8. Sex roles: desired sex of first child; expected help from an adult daughter and an adult son; attitude to the relations between man and woman. 9. Health: current condition of health; psychosomatic complaints; disturbance of health well-being. 10. Moral orientations: ´locus of control´; attitude to relations between parents and children; attitude to educational goals; significance of children and marriage. 11. Societal and political participation: membership and activity in clubs and (political) organizations; membership and activity in ethnic clubs and organizations. Demography: sex, year of birth and month of birth; region of origins; number of siblings; status regarding residence permit; marital status; highest degree from school providing all-round education in country of origin, year and region of acquisition; highest school degree of father; highest school degree of mother; number of children; first name of target child; first names, birth dates, places of birth and sex of one´s children; status of one´s children; children with parent since birth or years of living separated; places of residence of one´s children; ages of children at leaving home.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-10 / 1997-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG, only old states
Sampled Universe
2000 persons, for the Italian and Greek population 200 mothers and 200 fathers each with a child of the same sex (thus 800 respondents for each nationality) and departing from this 400 Turkish children.
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1222
    Number of Variables: 1269
Survey unit: students; parents### The questionnaire for foreign young people was used for the Turkish children (see ZA No. 3371)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3372 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • DJI (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Alois Weidacher In Deutschland zu Hause. Politische Orientierungen griechischer, italienischer, türkischer und deutscher junger Erwachsene im Vergleich. (DJI Ausländersurvey) Leske + Budrich, 2000
  • Mittag,H.; Heß,U.; Weidacher,A.; Willems,H. Griechische, italienische und türkische jugendliche und junge Erwachsene in Deutschland. Teil I: Griechische und italienische Jugendliche Teil II: Griechische und italienische Eltern Teil III: Türkische Jugendliche Teil IV: Griechische, italienische und türkische junge Erwachsene Deutsches Jugendinstitut, Mai 1997

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22