Family 1988 - Apprentices

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
    • Vocational education
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Family influences on personality development of young people. Topics: Type of vocational school attended; main place of residence during childhood; stand on scientific research of family life and interhuman relations; assessment of the relationship with father and mother; composition of family of origin; length of living together with step-parents; marital status of parents; family climate (scale); contact with problems in personal and social life (scale); agreement of attitudes with those of father or mother regarding partner relations, responsibility, education, achievement readiness, effort for socialism, scientific-technical progress; understanding of father and mother for conduct in questions of vocational training, love and partner relations, leisure time, fashion, music; agreement with moral orientations of father and mother regarding equal rights, religion, policies of the GDR and the Soviet Union, occupational goals, social functions, environmental protection; frequency of arguments with parents and topics of arguments (scale); advice by father or mother in general with love and partner relations, GDR policies, organization of leisure time, achievement improvement, participation in FDJ; participation of parents in personal cares; assessment of the home regarding security, love, support; frequency of talks with parents about grades, teachers, work demands and conditions, parental occupation problems, current politics, participation in FDJ, love and sexuality, science and technology, art and culture; desire for frequent organization of leisure time with parents (scale); child-raising style of parents; influence of family members on decisions in various family matters; personal influence on family decisions; frequency of acceptance of domestic tasks and duties; interest of parents in achievements, training, apprentice collective, political position, participation in FDJ, organization of leisure time; frequency of common activities with parents in childhood (scale); possession of books - number and type; membership in leisure groups and parental consent; character of leisure group; moral orientations of father or mother (scale); occupational qualification of parents; age of parents; membership of parents in party; shift work of parents; type of training occupation learned; steady partnership; world view; Supplemental form A: membership and participation in FDJ, MMM and innovator movement; solidarity with FDJ, city of birth and home town, Soviet Union, SED, GDR; recommendations for creative activities from various groups of persons; presence of a PC in parental home and occupation with computer technology; moral orientations (scale); attitude to use of alcohol; frequency and amount of alcohol used; interest in nature, politics, art, culture, literature, technology, science, history, sport; preferred child-raising in comparison to personal upbringing (scale); Supplemental form B: attitude to high achievements and achievement readiness; achievement status compared with classmates; average grades; striving for the teaching profession; use of nicotine and number of cigarettes smoked daily by father, mother, siblings; attitude of parents to smoking; concept of future partner relations; reasons for long-term relationship; desire for children; personal abortions; attitude to fidelity and sexual intercourse with unloved partner; age at first sexual intercourse and use of contraceptives; openly dealing with the topic of sexuality in parental home; problems with sexuality, love, marriage and family (scale); supplemental form parents: assessment of relationship with child; accomplishment of educational goals (scale); information about education questions in media; frequency of conflicts with child regarding achievement, politics, clothing, smoking, alcohol, love (scale); exchange about problems with the child; assessment of family climate; significance of participation in FDJ, MMM and innovator movement for young people; compatibility of occupational and family duties for mother or father; general contentment with life; time expended by mother or or father for housework; time expended by mother or father for social work; interest of family in environmental protection, art, culture, sport, politics, history, technology, science, economics; Supplemental form father: age and occupational qualification; full-time or part-time employment; work satisfaction; shift work and attitude to shift work; computer technology at work; change of work responsibilities through introduction of computer technology (scale); assessment of work demands; moral orientations (scale); Supplemental form mother: type of motherhood; occupational qualification; full-time or part-time employment; work satisfaction; shift work and attitude to shift work; computer technology at work; change of work responsibilities through introduction of computer technology (scale); assessment of work demands; moral orientations (scale); supplemental form instructors: assessment of the achievements and capabilities of the apprentice (scale); assessment of his over-all personality; belonging to the group.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
    Autumn 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices between the ages of 16 to 20 years from different ministererial areas as well as parents and instructors of the apprentices.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1895
    Number of Variables: 550
Survey of schoolchildren on comparable topics in the study "Family 1988 - Schoolchildren ", ZA Study No. 6024.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6023 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Keiser, S.: Zum Einfluß des wissenschaftlich-technischen Fortschritts auf die familiäre Lebensweise: Forschungsbericht Leipzig 1989. ZIJ: F89/38.
  • Keiser, S.: Zum Einfluß der Familie auf die Herausbildung von Wertorientierungen und Lebenszielen bei Jugendlichen. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F88/23.

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