Attitudes to Life and Daily Life among Schoolchildren 1988

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; life planning; political ideology; leisure time behavior; political attitude; national identity
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, personal and social future expectations, political attitudes, solidarity with the GDR, identity, leisure interests, media usage. Topics: Goals in life (scale); expectations until the year 2000 regarding development in society and nature (scale); evaluation of life in the GDR; world view; solidarity with the GDR; acceptance of the goals of the GDR; readiness to defend the GDR; solidarity with the Soviet Union; participation in social activities of FDJ (scale); significance of work; attitude to generation problems (scale); frequency of attending cultural events (scale); frequency of reception of radio and television stations of GDR or FRG; member in the FDJ; highest occupational qualification sought; participation in mathematics olympics; world view; frequency of organized and unorganized athletic activities; preference of cultural, occupational and social leisure activities (scale); belonging to leisure groups; personal sympathy for Gorbachev; expectations of social development regarding danger of war, hunger, disarmament during the lifetime of respondent generation (scale); solidarity with FDJ, SED, GDR, FRG; contentment with life in general and in various areas such as school, leisure time, social relations, social living conditions; reasons for solidarity with the GDR (scale); personal identity (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
    End of 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren of the 8th to 10th grades.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 784
    Number of Variables: 144
Supplementary investigation on the survey "Family 1988 - Schoolchildren ", ZA Study No. 6024.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6045 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Müller, H.: Jugend mit dem Blick auf das Jahr 2000. Über Wertorientierungen und Lebensprinzipien der Jugend. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1989. ZIJ: F 89/39.

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