Youth and Family 1978

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
    • Social and occupational mobility
  • Abstract

    Investigation of influences of personality development of young people in one's family. (Supplemental form for parents) Topics: Young people: interest in various leisure activities (scale); frequency of activities together with parents (scale); preference of leisure activities together with parents (scale); contact within the family (scale); assessment of moral orientations of father or mother (scales); assessment of interest of parents in training achievements, collective behavior, political class stand, organization of leisure time, participation in FDJ; evaluation of parental advice in various areas (scale); decision-maker with family conflicts (scale); agreement with attitudes and opinions of father or mother on relations with friends and partners, education and training, fashion, religion, politics, leisure time, money, occupation intents, social functions, NVA service; assessment of child-raising style of parents (scale); model effect of moral orientations of father or mother; participation in social and cultural events (scale); personal moral orientations in the social area (scale); religiousness; stand on political statements regarding collective, compulsory military service, Marxist-Leninist world view, solidarity with GDR, Soviet Union, imperialism, NVA; survey on parents regarding age, shift work, qualification and work area, classification of social class, management functions, qualifications, savings; number of books in household; amenities (scale); newspaper subscriptions (scale); monthly net income; assessment of vocational training; adviser in choice of occupation; significance of future occupational activity for respondent and society (scale); average grades; type of vocational school; number of siblings; composition of the home family; satisfaction with residence; member and functions in FDJ; stand of parents on FDJ function; supplemental form for parents: assessment of relationship with child; frequency of conversations with child about achievement, relationship with educators and apprentices, work demands and conditions; educational goals regarding personality characteristics (scale); time expenditure for various tasks at home (scale); interest in leisure activities (scale); influence on conduct of child (scale); assessment of personal conduct regarding child (scale); social activities (scale); importance of personal social activities (scale); stand on political statements regarding work of young people in FDJ, MMM, NVA; responsibility for child in vocational training; satisfaction with residence; attitude to work; significance of occupation for respondent and society (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-01 / 1978-02
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Apprentices in the first and second year as apprentice from the ministerial areas coal/energy, chemical industry, electronics technology/electronics, business and supply, municipal vocational schools and their parents.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1217
    Number of Variables: 506
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6021 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kabat vel Job, O.; Pinther, A.; Schmidt, H.: Zum Einfluß der Eltern auf die Persönlichkeitsentwicklung der Lehrlinge: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1979. ZIJ: F79/22.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22