Family 1988 - Schoolchildren

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:
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Family influences on personality development of young people. Topics: Type of school attended; primary place of residence in childhood; stand on scientific research of family life and interhuman relations; assessment of tie with parents and relationship with father and mother; composition of home family; length of living together with step-parents; marital status of parents; family climate (scale); reference persons with problems in personal and social life (scale); understanding of father and mother for conduct in school, in friendships and partner relations, in leisure time; agreement with opinions of father or mother on equal rights, religion, politics of GDR and Soviet Union, occupation plans, honorary social functions, environmental protection; frequency of conflicts with parents and reasons for this such as school achievements, leisure time, political opinions, clothing, smoking, alcohol, love, external public image, money; advice from father or mother in general and on love and partner relations, political events, organization of leisure time, achievement conduct, participation in FDJ; assessment of home regarding security, love, help; personal influence on family decisions; frequency of acceptance of domestic tasks and duties; desire for frequent organization of leisure time with parents (scale); child-raising style of parents; amount of monthly pocket-money; interest of parents in school achievements, class collective, political class attitude, participation in FDJ; satisfaction with personal life, relation with mother and father, school results, organization of leisure time; preferred vacation partner; occupational qualification of father and mother; model function of father and mother; age of parents; shift work of parents; party membership of parents; class level attended; achievement status and attitude to good achievements; solidarity with FDJ, city of birth or home town, Soviet Union, SED, GDR; computer in parental home; member in computer and computer science group; frequency of occupation with computer technology; concept of raising children; frequency of conversations with parents about grades, teachers, school friends, school demands, school conditions, parental occupation problems, current politics, participation in FDJ, love and sexuality, science and technology, art and culture.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
    Autumn 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren of extended and polytechnical secondary schools.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 744
    Number of Variables: 178
Survey of apprentices on comparable topics in "Family 1988 - Apprentices", ZA Study No. 6023.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6024 (Type: ZA-No.)

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