Relations of Young People to Popular Music 1987

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
  • Abstract

    Interest in and forms of occupation with popular music, leisure activities, media usage, preferred radio stations and frequency of reception and duration, stand on the program "DT 64". Topics: Interest in music; significance of science for youth problems; necessity of open expression of opinion; preferred leisure activities (scale); frequency of attendance at various concerts in the last few months; listening to the radio yesterday and duration; use of electronic recording media yesterday and duration; preferred music genres and groups (scale); watching television yesterday and duration; reading newspapers or magazines yesterday and duration; reading books, booklets, brochures yesterday and duration; current favorite title from the area of popular music; interest in the text of the title; available electronics media; preferred radio station; evaluation of positive and negative content, organizational and sound-technical characteristics of favorite station (scale); reception of DT 64; knowledge about the program, announcers and broadcast times of DT 64 (scale); frequency of information about the program of the station; frequency of listening to certain programs of this station (scale); forms of occupation with popular music (scale); interest in the contents of the music title; exactness of understanding English-language titles; qualification of parents; self-assessment of school achievements; setting the volume oneself when listening to music.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987
    Spring 1987
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren of the 8th and 9th grades.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 387
    Number of Variables: 88
Further studies on "Young People and Popular Music" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6041 (1987) and 6104 (1990).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6060 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Felber, H.; Stiehler, H.-J.: Erste Ergebnisse der Untersuchung "Das Verhältnis Jugendlicher zur populären Musik". Ergebnisbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/50.
  • Felber, H.: DDR-Rockmusik und DDR-Jugend. Problempapier. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/53.
  • Felber, H.: DDR-Rockmusik und DDR-Jugend. Expertise. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/51.

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