Interest of Young People in Popular Music 1990

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

    Leisure interests, interest in popular music, availability of home electronics and media usage, attending musical events. Topics: Participation in scientific surveys; music interest; frequency of attending dance events in the last month; preferred leisure activities (scale); personally playing music; frequency of attending musical events (scale); time expended to reach cultural facilities and events (scale); opportunities at which steady social contacts arose; group of persons in attending musical events; utility of home electronics (scale); length of listening to popular music via various media (scale); favorite titles; existence of a videoclip to favorite title; number of personal long-play records with popular music; number of personal cassettes or tapes with popular music; preferred radio station; receiving Jugendradio "DT 64"; regular listener to "DT 64"; frequency of listening to specific music broadcasts (scale); frequency of listening to specific radio broadcasts of GDR and FRG (scale); number of concerts attended of different types (scale); reasons for attending concerts of certain groups and artists (scale); preferred music style for concerts with popular music and agreement with attitudes to life represented there; expectations of a concert with popular music (scale); information on concerts from various sources (scale); frequency of conversations on concert attendance (scale); attitude to youth groups such as Punker, Skinheads, Grufties, Heavies, trend-follower, Rocker etc.; occupation with popular music (scale); evaluation of artists and groups of the GDR rock and pop scene; work in shift work; reasons against attending cultural events; social origins; preferred place for dance events and reasons for this (scale); place of discotheques and dance events visited; preferred type of dance events and reasons for this (scale); preferred musical styles at dance events (scale); reasons for attending youth dance events and discotheques (scale); reasons for dancing (scale); conditions for frequently attending dance events (scale); conversation partner and topics of conversation at dance events (scale); expectations of the job of a DJ (scale); personal reactions of agreement or rejection in discotheques (scale); manner of preparation for dance events (scale); residential status.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren, apprentices and young working people.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1329
    Number of Variables: 286
Questionnaire with a constant and variable indicator part. Further studies on "Young People and Popular Music" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6041 (1987) and 6060 (1987).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6104 (Type: ZA-No.)

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