Youth and Hostility to Foreigners 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to foreigners and extreme political organizations, political opinions on the social turning point in the GDR. Topics: General contentment with life; future expectations; reasons for feeling cheated in the GDR (scale); concerns regarding political and social changes in Eastern Germany (scale); assessment of family atmosphere and relations in childhood (scale); material standard of living in parental home; information about daily life of foreigners in Germany and use of sources of and opportunities for information; feelings regarding foreigners; attitude to proportion of foreigners in Eastern Germany; political and social rights for foreigner (scale); attitude and conduct regarding foreigners (scale); concrete experiences in contact with foreigners (scale); accepted reasons for granting asylum (scale); attitude to the possibility of granting German citizenship; attitude to politically extreme mottos and slogans (scale); partnership with foreigners; feelings for members of various ethnic groups and cultures; attitude to violence against foreigners; assessment of the development of hostility to foreigners in Eastern Germany; general feelings in view of various political terms (scale); personal political position; solidarity with political currents; classification on a left-right scale; religiousness; assessment of personal achievement standard; full-time or part-time employment.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Autumn 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany: districts Dresden, Leipzig and Chemnitz
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren and apprentices.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1170
    Number of Variables: 121
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6005 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Friedrich, W.; Netzker, W.; Schubarth, W.: Ostdeutsche Jugend: Ihr Verhältnis zu Ausländern und zu einigen aktuellen Problemen. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 91/3.
  • Friedrich, W.; Schubarth, W.: Ausländerfeindlichkeit und rechtsextreme Orientierungen bei ostdeutschen Jugendlichen: Eine empirische Studie. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1991. ZIJ: F 91/9.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22