Expansion of education in the Federal Republic of Germany and the access to top-level positions in the economy, the sciences, jurisdiction and politics

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hartmann, Michael (TU Darmstadt)
  • Kopp, Johannes (TU Darmstadt)
  • Krais, Beate (TU Darmstadt)
  • Rendtel, Ulrich (Universität Frankfurt)
Publication Date
  • Institut für Soziologie, Technische Universität Darmstadt (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Elites and leadership
    • Social and occupational mobility
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
elite; social background; course of education; career; job history
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955 / 1985
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Collection Mode
  • Content coding
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5663
    Number of Variables: 55
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3923 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Hartmann, Michael; Kopp, Johannes: Die Bildungsexpansion in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Zugang zu den Spitzenpositionen in Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Justiz und Politik: Zum Zusammenhang zwischen sozialer Herkunft, Promotion und dem Aufstieg in die politische, juristische, wissenschaftliche und wirtschaftliche Elite. Darmstadt: Technische Universität Darmstadt 2001 (Abschlussbericht des DFG-Forschungsprojekts)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 196 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22