Students (Male and Female) 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig Universität Gesamthochschule Siegen
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig Universitaet Gesamthochschule Siegen (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
student; leisure time behavior; studies (academic); political attitude; interest; drug use
  • Abstract

    Living conditions, attitudes to life and future expectations of students at the time of the political turning point. Topics: Preferred leisure activities and frequencies (scales); importance of various goals in life; decision for or against college studies from today's perspective; study achievements; satisfaction with working and living conditions (scale); weekly time expenditures for activities in studies, leisure time, sociability, politics; attitude to studies; frequency of attending cultural and political facilities and events (scale); relationship between students and teachers (scale); willingness to achieve in studies; concepts of an "ideal teacher" (scale); characteristics of current teachers (scale); feeling of solidarity with GDR, USA, SU; stand on expansion of nuclear energy; goals in life and occupation (scale); requirements for occupational success in field of specialization (scale); attitude to possibilities of and dealing with technology; necessity of social-scientific training and interest in individual areas; assessment of social development until the year 2000 regarding environment, developing countries, international relations, development of FRG and SU, development of democracy (scale); confidence regarding development in various areas (scale); self-assessment of capabilities and psychological condition; menace to one's own life from environment, unemployment, computer technology, AIDS, crime, drugs, economic crisis, aggression and violence, right-wing radicalism; trust in political personalities regarding coping with current problems (scale); confidence in preservation of nature in the FRG; influence of technology and chemistry on the environment; compatibility of economic growth and environmental protection; attitude to cars; forms of political participation; agreement with basic political positions; world view; significance of student representation of interests; money available monthly; residential furnishings and amenities; frequency and extent of consumption of semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol, medications, drugs; subject; tenancy; willingness to live together with foreign fellow students; vocational training of parents and grandparents; work area of parents.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of students.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 562
    Number of Variables: 257
Further studies on this topic are "Student 1990", ZA Study No. 6002, "Student and Studies 1977", ZA Study No. 6132, "Student 1979", ZA Study No. 6131.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6042 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Heublein, U.; Brämer, R.: Studenten im Abseits der Vereinigung: Erste Befunde zur politischen Identität von Studenten im deutsch-deutschen Umbruch. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1990. ZIJ: F 90/19.

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