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Attitude of Young People on Social Questions and the FDJ 1988

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1988
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and activities in the framework of the FDJ and the "FDJ contingent GDR 40", world view and solidarity with the GDR, stand on social fringe groups. Topics: Interest in the summit meeting between Gorbachev and Reagan; significance of science for scientific-technical progress, interhuman relations, environmental protection; interest in various areas of life and topics such as art and culture, history, politics (scale); knowledge about the "FDJ contingent GDR 40" and its goals and tasks; sources of information used (scale); discussion about this with other persons (scale); knowledge about articles on the contingent in the "Junge Welt" {young world}; frequency of reading "Junge Welt"; personal value of individual goals of the contingent (scale); evaluation of the effects of the FDJ contingent (scale); participation in a members meeting on the FDJ contingent; content evaluation of members meeting (scale); resolution of a battle program for the FDJ contingent; evaluation of the battle program and personal activities; acceptance of a personal task in the battle program; experiences in social life in preparation of the 40th anniversary of the GDR (scale); participation in decisions and involvement in the FDJ group; solidarity with the FDJ group; frequency of listening to "youth radio DT 64"; solidarity with the GDR, SU, FDJ; willingness to defend the GDR; understanding for leaving the GDR; world view; member in youth researcher collective or youth brigade; member in the FDJ or a party; knowledge about externally conspicuous youth groups such as punks, trend-followers, heavy metals, Gruftis; discussions with young people from such groups; experiences with skinheads; reasons for young people to be skinheads; desired reaction of the public to behavior of skinheads; personal attitude to skinheads; supplemental form for students: moral orientations (scale); solidarity with the GDR, SU, SED, FDJ; attitudes to environmental protection in the GDR and the significance of scientific-technical progress for this; stand on compatibility of economic growth and environmental protection; stand on use of nuclear energy; reasons for trust in the SED (scale); fear of infection with AIDS.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren, apprentices, workers and employees. Students in the cities Halle, Zwickau and Dresden.
Sampling
Supplementary survey
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1840
    Number of Variables: 145
Note
The investigation "Attitude of Young People to Social Questions and the FDJ 1989" is archived under ZA Study No. 6089. A cumulated data set of the studies 6085 and 6089 is archived under ZA Study No. 6171.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6085 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Dennhardt, R.: Vorschläge und Hinweise Jugendlicher zur Erhöhung der Ausstrahlungskraft des Jugendverbandes. Zusatzbericht. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/37.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1988): Einstellung Jugendlicher zu gesellschaftlichen Fragen und zur FDJ 1988. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6085