Women Study 1990

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:
    • Working conditions
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Social condition of women in Leipzig after the social turning point in the GDR. Topics: Optimism on the future; stand on equal rights for man and woman regarding occupation, family, household; attitude to retention of social-political measures; attitude to the guarantee of the right to work in the constitution; attitude to quota regulation for management functions in social areas; criteria for personal happiness in life (scale); goals in life (scale); future expectations regarding personal life (scale); threats experienced from environment, conflicts in family and partnership, hostility to children, discrimination as a woman, unemployment, price increases, crime, economic decline, violence against women, prostitution, pornography, egoism; stand on beauty contests, porno-shops, theaters and magazines, peepshows, brothels; stand on the question of retention of GDR regulations such as the right to work, secured jobs for young people, adequate and all-day kindergartens, rent subsidies, law allowing abortion in the first trimester, marriage credits, paid household days, reduction in working hours for mothers, school meals, school nurseries, day-nurseries; trust in parties and movements (scale); family planning; current partner relation; number of children; desire for children and change in recent time; desired child care in the day-nursery age, in kindergarten age and in the first year of school (scale); concepts of employment with and without children of different age levels; evaluation of flexible arrangement of working hours; characteristics of employment (scale); full-time or part-time employment; work in shift work; time expended for the route to work and means of transport used; average leisure time on a work day; significance of various factors for employment such as earning money, achievement, social contacts, recognition and respect; experiences at work (scale); satisfaction with living conditions; current condition; number of children living in household; assessment of the necessity of an independent council area on equal rights for women.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990 / 1990
    spring 1990 to summer 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: municipal area Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Sample of women.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 405
    Number of Variables: 130
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6031 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22