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Problems in Daily Life of Young People in the GDR 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:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, expectations of one's own future and that of humanity, living conditions and satisfaction with them, social relations. Supplemental form: desire for and possession of motor vehicles. Topics: Goals in life (scale); interest in different technical and social areas (scale); assessment of the youthful character of the television and radio program; evaluation of athletic opportunities; personal possibilities to influence problem solutions in company and college; stand on use of alcohol, cigarettes, narcotics; moral orientations (scale); expectations regarding the occupational, family, financial and health future; expectations about the future of humanity; concept of the world in the year 2000; satisfaction with work, leisure time, living conditions and social relations (scale); satisfaction with personal abilities and behavior (scale); self-assessment of personality characteristics (scale); assessment of important prerequisites for achievement of the education goal (scale); assessment of important prerequisites for exercise of desired work and for success (scale); attitude to work and management functions; frequency of leisure activities (scale); reasons for conflicts with parents (scale); assessment of the material level of standard of living in the GDR; significance of durable consumer goods in life (scale); possession of durable consumer goods (scale); preferred course of study; attitudes to questions of marriage, partnership of sexuality and sexual freedom; attitude to equal rights for women in partnership and sexuality; attitude to life with children; desire for children; membership in FDJ; character of partnership; number of children; social origins; occupational group and qualification of parents; Supplemental form: pleasure in bicycle riding; frequency of use of bicycle on various occasions (scale); possession of drivers license; possession of motorcycle or moped; preference for driving motorcycle or moped, driving a car; possession of a car; preference for driving a car or being a passenger; possibility of doing without a car, currently and in the future; frequency of driving or riding in a car; car possession; planned acquisition of a car; frequency of use of a car for different purposes (scale); possibility of doing without a car for the benefit of better public transportation; expectations of the car supply in the GDR (scale); stress from the daily route to work.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
    Summer 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren, apprentices, students and young working people.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1000
    Number of Variables: 196
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6086 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1988): Alltagsprobleme Jugendlicher in der DDR 1988. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6086