Organization of Leisure Time among Schoolchildren 1977

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    World view as well as leisure interests and extent of leisure time, leisure activities and satisfaction with this. Topics: Evaluation of scientific surveys; leisure interests (scale); extent of leisure time on school day and satisfaction with this; attitude to sense and contents of organization of leisure time (scale); frequency of organization of leisure time with various groups of persons (scale); belonging to informal leisure groups and frequency of leisure activities (scale); time needed for the route to school; assessment of social relations in the class; evaluation of one's own school achievements; monthly time expended for honorary activities in FDJ, GST, interest communities, DTSB; frequency of conducting sport with various groups of persons (scale); acquisition of knowledge about the Marxist-Leninist world view and reasons for this; frequency of use of various sources of information for this (scale); reasons for participation in Subbotniks, FDJ study year (scale); attitude to Marxism-Leninism and the GDR; stand on world-wide victory of socialism and solidarity with the Soviet Union; world view; interest in different types of music, literature and films (scale); frequency of participation in political-cultural programs; frequency of work in circles or teams (scale); frequency of cultural activities outside of circles (scale); frequency of attending leisure facilities and leisure events (scale); attending further education facilities in leisure time (scale); further education in leisure time on various areas and sources used (scale); satisfaction with leisure conditions in residential area (scale); possession of durable consumer goods and home electronics (scale); extent of financial expenditures for satisfaction of different needs (scale); willingness to improve cultural leisure life of FDJ; valuation of cultural activities of FDJ in school and in residential area; membership in mass organizations; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977 / 1978
    Autumn 1977 to Spring 1978
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren from different territorial settlement conditions (municipality association, new construction city, existing city, new construction city district, existing city district).
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 929
    Number of Variables: 186
The study "Organization of Leisure Time among Young Workers 1977" is archived under ZA Study No. 6105.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6106 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Voß, P.; Heinicke, H.: Probleme der Freizeitgestaltung Jugendlicher in Karl-Marx-Stadt unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Arbeiterjugend. Expertise. Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/28.
  • Geier, W.: Vergleich ausgewählter Ergebnisse der Untersuchungen "Sozialistische Lebensweise und Freizeitgestaltung Jugendlicher, POS-Schüler, Lehrlinge, junger Arbeiter". Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/31.
  • Autorenkollektiv: Die Herausbildung der sozialistischen Lebensweise bei Schülern in der Freizeit und ihr Einfluß auf die Persönlichkeitsentwicklung. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F 77/19.
  • Autorenkollektiv: Freizeit und Freizeitnutzung junger Arbeiter und Schüler in der Wartburgstadt Eisenach. Expertise zum Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F 77/24.
  • Voß, P.: Grundlegende Bedürfnisse und Anforderungen der Jugend an ihre Freizeit, Möglichkeiten und Grenzen ihrer Realisierung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung einer soziologischen Untersuchung in der Stadt Eisenach. Vortragsmanuskript. Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F77/49.
  • Autorenkollektiv: Freizeit und Freizeitnutzung junger Arbeiter und Schüler in der Wartburgstadt Eisenach. Zusatzbericht zur Expertise. Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F 77/50.

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