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Women Study 1984

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1984
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
Description
  • Abstract

    Achievement and way of life of young women, employment, partnership and desire for children. Topics: Questionnaire group survey of young women and men: size of place of residence; personal life planning in the next five years; general goals in life; organized social and leisure activities; political attitudes, attitude to equal rights; motives for employment; preferred structuring of personal life; employment of mother, qualification of parents in childhood; personal qualification, final grade; naming job title and employment; characteristic of employment as mental and physical; degree of employment, work in shift work; time for the route to work; effects of employment, attitude to possible changes; valuation of personal occupational achievements; attitude to management activity of women, personal management function; fulfillment of work demands; extent of leisure time on work days; self-image; satisfaction with different facts; help by others in co-ordinating occupation and family, personal model for this; emotion regarding international political situation; feelings regarding certain circumstances; attitudes to relationship of women and men and children; opinion on femininity; compatibility of babies and occupation; attitude to sex-specific educational goals; number of personal children and their ages; characteristic of the relation to children, satisfaction with their development; attitude to leadership role of the man; firm partnership and marital status; characteristics of partner relation; child care during illness; equal rights in partnership; attitude of partner to employment with baby and family arrangement; division of labor in one's family; responsibility with decisions, reasons for dominance of the man; shift work, income of either partner, secondary income; reaction of partner in achievement of equal rights; utilization of social-political measures for families and influence on planning of occupational and private life; desire for children; housing situation; personal interest or that of partner in work of the DFD (Demokratischer Frauenbund Deutschland {Democratic Women's Union of Germany}); membership and functions in social organizations and SED. Questionnaire mail survey of young women and men: leisure interests and their achievability in the last two weeks; household equipment, possession of high-quality consumer goods; leisure desire; measures to compensate burdening circumstances; expectations of a good friend (male or female); presence of such a good friend; knowledge of books about women; attitude to long-term relationship; willingness to acqure manual skills; demands on life; advantages of current occupational work; responsibilities in occupation; motives for acceptance of a management function; negative things at work or in occupation; understanding of equal rights, achievement of equal rights in personal life. Questionnaire for the mothers of the women: size of place of residence; leisure interests; extent of leisure time on weekdays; self-image; partner relation, characteristics of partner relation; problems in achievement of equal rights in the partnership; division of labor in the partnership; responsibility in decisions, reasons for dominance of the man; expectations of a partnership and their change in the partnership; satisfaction with previous life; goals in life; attitude to compatibility of baby and occupation; attitudes to relationship between women, men and children; opinion on feminininity; attitude to sex-specific educational goals; personal degree of employment; compatibility of occupation and family in life up to now; effects of employment on other areas; preferred structuring of personal life; attitude to management activity by women; political attitudes, attitude to equal rights; personal children, children in household; school degree, highest occupational qualification, occupation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
    Summer 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Erfurt and Karl-Marx-Stadt
Sampled Universe
Young women from companies in 5 Ministerial areas of nationally-owned industry, their partners and mothers.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in the group of young women and young men/partners; mail survey (in part standardized) of both partners; mail survey (in part standardized) among a part of the mothers of the young women. Essay analysis among a part of the young women on the topic "My Day Yesterday" and document analyses.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1635
    Number of Variables: 519
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6138 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Bertram, B.: Leistung und Lebensweise junger Frauen. Hauptforschungsbericht zur Studie: Leistung und Lebensweise junger Frauen in der DDR. Leipzig April 1986. ZIJ: F86/57.
  • Bertram, B.: Politisch-ideologische Einstellungen und Aktivitäten junger Frauen: Punkt 1 zum Forschungsbericht der Studie: Leistung und Lebensweise junger Frauen in der DDR. Leipzig April 1986. ZIJ: F 86/24.
  • Ulrich, G.: Mein gestriger Tag. Einblicke in die Tagesgestaltung junger Werktätiger, insbesondere berufstätiger junger Frauen. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig Dezember 1986. ZIJ.
  • Bertram, B:. Probleme der Vereinbarkeit beruflicher und familiärer Aufgaben bei jungen Werktätigen. Forschungsbericht zur Studie: Leistung und Lebensweise junger Frauen in der DDR. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/11.
  • Locker, B.: Probleme der Durchsetzung der Gleichberechtigung im persönlichen Leben junger Frauen. - Forschungsbericht zur Studie: Leistung und Lebensweise junger Frauen in der DDR. Leipzig November 1988. ZIJ: F 88/14.
  • Bertram, B.; Fischer, E.; Kasek, L.; Locker, B.; Spitzky, N.; Thiele, G. und Ulrich, G.: Lebensweise und Leistung junger Frauen. - Projekt des Zentralen Forschungsplanes 1989-1990, Gesellschaftswissenschaften. Leipzig 1989. ZIJ: F 89/14.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1984): Frauenstudie 1984. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6138