Attitudes and Activities of Young People 1978 (Complex Study Apprentices)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes, social activities and functions, social relations, structuring of vacation, interest in soccer. Supplemental form on the space flight of S. Jaehn. Topics: Participation in cultural, natural science and athletic teams; participation in performance competitions during time in school (scale); functions in Pioneer Organization and FDJ; knowledge about the Pentecost Meeting 1979 in Berlin; desire to participate in the Pentecost Meeting; task in the battle program of the FDJ; struggle of the Pioneer Organization for a red banner of honor of the SED; willingness to defend the GDR; attitudes to Marxism-Leninism; solidarity with FDJ; possibility of German-German unification; certainty of the world-wide victory of socialism; possibilities of democratic participation; evaluation of the working class as primary power in the GDR; attitude to democracy in socialism; effectiveness of Marxism as aid to explaination in daily life; significance of the 30th anniversary of the GDR; evaluation of the aggressive character of imperialism; solidarity with the Soviet Union and reasons for this; world view; membership and functions in social organizations (scale); type and length of current FDJ function; member of SED; place of vacation this year; manner of arranging vacation trip; travel partner; satisfaction with company vacation selections; vacation destination for 1979; knowledge of plans and documents of the FDJ, the trade union group (scale); participation in social activities of the FDJ (scale); participation in the circle "young socialists"; pride in citizenship of the GDR and reasons for this (scale); time of start and extent of use of tobacco products each day; average alcohol use per week (scale); satisfaction with relationship with father and mother; frequency of political discussions with parents; evaluation of conspicuous behavior by soccer fans (scale); frequency of personal fan conduct; assessment of personal soccer enthusiasm; frequency of attending soccer games of one's favorite team; preferred place of residence during the week; social origins; personal highest occupational qualification, current and future; highest occupational qualification of parents; work area of respondent and parents; management functions of respondent and parents in the work process; school achievements (scale); attitude to employment of one's future wife; Supplemental form on the space flight of S. Jaehn: pride in GDR citizenship of the first German cosmonaut; interest in space flight; satisfaction with reporting in the media; frequency of use of reports; model effect of S. Jaehn; evaluation of the conditions of the flight (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-10 / 1978-12
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Berlin, Dresden, Erfurt, Karl-Marx-Stadt, Leipzig and Magdeburg
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices and young workers.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2797
    Number of Variables: 164
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6080 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Ausgewählte Ergebnisse der Studie KFL. Ergebnisbericht. Leipzig 1979. ZIJ: F 79/8.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22