Partners I Students 1972

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Social welfare policy
  • Abstract

    Analysis of partner relations and related attitudes of young people - above all on family and social policy after the VIII. party convention of the SED. Topics: Opinion on the great love, love at first sight; writing love poems; attitude to sexual morals, certain forms and problems of sexual partnership; general well-being; ideal marriage date; ideal time for the birth of the first child; desire for children, obstacles to having further children; attitude to the law on abortion; attitude to and use of the pill and other contraceptives; knowledge about and attitude to the social-political measures for young marriages and families and consequences for one's own life; attitude to support of students with children; attitude to engagement and church wedding; expectations of future spouse; characteristics of the image of the desired partner; general partnership experiences; current partner relation; commitment, length, satisfaction of partner relation; common activities, their significance and effects on the relation; influence of the relation on different areas of life; characteristic of current partner: age, activity, social origins, characteristics; attitudes to certain forms and prerequisites for starting sexual relations; attitude to faithfulness; age at first intimate contact and sexual intercourse; frequency of sexual intercourse, number of partners in sexual intercourse up to now and their nationality; polygamy; knowledge of seduction or rape and personal experience; identification with major subject; army service; comparative assessment of achievement and social activity; solidarity with different social groups and future occupation; preferred fashion; ideological positions; world view; social and territorial origins; housing situation; common household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Students of the Karl Marx University, Leipzig, in the second year of studies
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 787
    Number of Variables: 245
The partner study I young workers 1973 is archived under ZA Study No. 6144. Comparable complexes of indicators are the base for partner study II, ZA Study No. 6145, and partner study III. The study partner III is an investigation of three sub-populations: apprentices, ZA Study No. 6146; young workers, ZA Study No. 6142, and students, ZA Study No. 6147. A further supplemental study was conducted among students of various Republics of the Soviet Union, ZA Study No. 6141. Further investigations among male and female prisoners are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6200 and 6201.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6143 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Starke, K.; Siegel,U.; Voß, P.: Einstellung von Studenten zur Familien- und Sozialpolitik nach dem VIII. Parteitag. Teilbericht Partnerstudie. Leipzig Januar 1973. ZIJ: F 73/22.
  • Starke, K.; Siegel, U.; Förster, P.: Junge Partner. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig April 1974. ZIJ: F 74/23.
  • Baum, G.: Sexualstraftaten. Spezieller Bericht zur ZIJ-Studie JUNGE PARTNER. Leipzig 1977.
  • Starke, K.: Junge Partner. Tatsachen über Liebesbeziehungen im Jugendalter. Urania, Leipzig Jena, Berlin 1980, 1981.

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