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Student 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Student living conditions and attitudes to life, future expectations at the time of the political turning point. Topics: Final examination grade; decision for or against college studies from today's perspective; study achievements; satisfaction with working and living conditions (scale); attitude to studies, seminar group and university; dealing with studying on one's own; closeness with seminar group, profession; expectations of degree; relationship between students and teachers (scale); achievement intent within the framework of studies; intended studies abroad; tie with GDR, FRG, SU; stand on expansion of nuclear energy; goals sought in professional life (scale); requirements for occupational success in the field of specialization (scale); necessary measures to reform college studies (scale); necessity of social-scientific training and interest in individual areas (scale); use of university study advice in different areas (scale); desire for interruption of course of study; assessment of social development until the year 2000 regarding environment, developing countries, international relations, development of GDR and Soviet Union, development of democracy (scale); confidence regarding personal development in various areas (scale); self-assessment of capability and psychological condition; threat to personal life from environment, unemployment, computer technology, AIDS, crime, drugs, economic collapse, aggression and violence, right-wing radicalism; political activities at the time of the turning point; comparison of experiences before and after the turning point (scale); attitude to GDR; expectations of the form of cooperation of the German states to 1992 and points worth retaining for development of the GDR; trust in representation of interests by parties and political movements (scale); trust in political personalities regarding coping with crises (scale); personal commitment for social goals (scale); future political commitment; significance of various persons and sources of information for development of personal political position (scale); world view; stand on student council as representation of interests; satisfaction with student council on various areas; participation in student council; member in youth organizations; weekly time expenditures for activities in studies, leisure time, politics and for sociability; frequency and preference of various leisure activities; frequency of attendance at cultural and political facilities and events (scale); works of art that contribute to the spiritual renovation of the GDR; frequency of use of various sources of information: newspaper, radio, television; planned foreign vacation; housing conditions; willingness to live together with foreign fellow students; party membership; social origin; vocational certificate and work area of parents; importance of various goals in life; prerequisites and dangers for personal happiness in life (scale); moral orientations for life structuring; expectations of future work (scale); expectations of partner through life (scale); preferred leisure activities (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Leipzig, Jena, Dresden, Potsdam, Wismar
Sampled Universe
Students of different courses of study from Leipzig (KMU, DHfK, PH), Berlin (HUB), Jena (FSU), Dresden (TU, PH, HFV), Potsdam (PH), Wismar (PH).
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1635
    Number of Variables: 341
Note
Further studies on this topic are "Student (Male and Female) 1990", ZA Study No. 6042, "Student and Studies 1977", ZA Study No. 6132, "Student 1979", ZA Study No. 6131.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6002 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Heublein, U.; Brämer, R.: Studenten im Abseits der Vereinigung. Erste Befunde zur politischen Identität von Studenten im deutsch-deutschen Umbruch. Leipzig 1990. ZIJ: F 90/19.

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

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1990): Student 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6002