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Single Persons 1989

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1989
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Family life and marriage
    • Housing
Description
  • Abstract

    Living conditions and ideas of single persons on questions of structuring life in the GDR. Topics: Tenancy; size of residence; number of members of household; basic features of residence; character of residential building; satisfaction with basic features and size of residence, cleanliness and extent of environmental pollution in residential area, cultural events, shopping opportunities, city or local traffic, service facilities, financial situation; desire for change of place of residence; full-time or part-time employment; shift work; treatment as single by leaders and colleagues; satisfaction with occupation, collective climate, readiness and ability of the collective to achieve; stress from work and household; transfer of social activities; preferred shift work; moral orientations (scale); group of persons to carry out various household jobs (scale); feeling of dependence on help and support from others; general satisfaction with oneself; interest in politics, history, medicine, psychology, technology, travels and tourism, sociability; marital status; judgement on divorce from today's perspective; intent to establish a steady partner relation; desired type of partner relation; stand on minor children of partner; characteristics of future partner (scale); number of close friends; friends in the "Klub der Alleinstehenden" {club of single persons}; reasons for joining the "Klub der Alleinstehenden"; satisfaction with oneself (scale); self-assessment regarding personality characteristics; stress from work day; group of persons for organization of leisure time; interest in contacts with others; assessment of the opportunities to find contacts (scale); residence furnishing and possession of weekend property or bungalow or dacha; frequency of trips abroad; number of children; support from one's own grown-up children and type of support; member in mass organizations such as DTSB, Kulturbund, VKSK, artist association, DFD; significance of sexual relations and contacts; stand on sexual abstinence of single persons; satisfaction with sexual situation; stand on partnership without sexual relation; stand on sexuality in advanced age.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01 / 1989-02
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Members of the ´Klub der Alleinstehenden´.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 157
    Number of Variables: 133
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6035 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Pinther, A.: Alleinstehende: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1989. ZIJ: F89/43.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1989): Alleinstehende 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6035