Young People and Culture 1984

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Leisure interests, leisure activities and extent, satisfaction with leisure selection, cultural activities in the FDJ. Supplemental form on musical leisure activities and on television. Topics: Questionnaires 1 and 2: extent of leisure time and satisfaction with it; satisfaction with leisure selections (scale); frequency of cultural leisure activities (scale); frequency of attending cultural facilities and events; frequency of artistic and social activities (scale); participation in political conversations and cultural discussions (scale); information about culture policy actions by the FDJ; evaluation of cultural activities of the FDJ group (scale); valuation of the cultural level of FDJ work; support of cultural and athletic activities by FDJ leadership; evaluation of FDJ efforts for cultural activities (scale); personal cultural and social activities (scale); frequency of reading "Junge Welt"; membership in social organizations (scale); self-assessment of work and social achievements; reasons for personal cultural activities in the FDJ group (scale); moral orientation (scale); Questionnaire 1: member or regular visitor to a youth club; participation in formulation of objectives of the youth club (scale); participation in concrete programs and events (scale); preference of events for a youth club (scale); frequency of musical leisure activities (scale); belonging to musical groups (scale); participation in topic events in the FDJ group (scale); frequency of attending musical events (scale); preferred musical styles (scale); current favorite title; reasons for liking music titles (scale); Questionnaire 2: satisfaction with selection of GDR rock music; frequency of listening to youth broadcasts of the GDR; interest in television broadcasts (scale); start of regularly watching television; making program selections in advance; switching between programs; number of German-language stations received; frequency of watching specific programs (scale); television habits (scale); reasons for watching television (scale); frequency of watching the programs "rund" and "AHA"; entertainment through cultural topics in one's circle of friends (scale); frequency of use of the media of the GDR and FRG; preferred use of stations of the GDR or FRG; interest in different types of film (scale); evaluation of specific films (scale); member of the FDJ; cultural facilities at place of residence (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
    Spring 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Apprentices, young workers, employees and students.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample between the ages of 16 to 30 years.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1828
    Number of Variables: 257
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6058 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Stiehler, H.-J.: Ausgewählte Fragen der Nutzung der Massenmedien: Teilbericht zur Studie "Kulturelle Aktivitäten der FDJ". Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/11.
  • Günther, C.: Inhaltliche Erwartungen an die Kulturarbeit der FDJ: Teilbericht "Kulturelle Aktivitäten der FDJ". Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/20.
  • Hahn, J.: Die Entwicklung musikkultureller Interessen und Verhaltensweisen Jugendlicher Anfang der 80er Jahre: Expertise zur Studie "Kulturelle Aktivitäten der FDJ". Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/48.
  • Karig, U.: Jugendclubs als spezifische Möglichkeit der Freizeitgestaltung Jugendlicher: Forschungsbericht 1985. Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/60.
  • Lindner, B.: Entwicklungstendenzen kultureller Bedürfnisse und Verhaltensweisen Jugendlicher in der ersten Hälfte der 80er Jahre: Expertise zur Studie. Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/68.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22