Interval Study Capabilities and Courses of Occupation 1985-1995, 7th Wave 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut München, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut Muenchen, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; life planning; vocational education; occupational prestige; personality traits; Work attitude
  • Abstract

    Analysis of choice of occupation of young people and transfers into training and employment. Topics: Change of living conditions since the political turning point in the GDR; expectations of the coming years; goals in life (scale); intents for the coming years; expectations of work (scale); satisfaction with various areas of life (scale); motives for high achievements (scale); concepts of future occupation (scale); comparison of vocational training in the old and new states; evaluation of company doing the training; reasons for and consequences of termination of training; behavior orientations (scale); prestige of various occupations (scale); determining characteristics for occupational prestige (scale); problems in occupation; personal activities to protect one's job (scale); willingness to work in the old and new states; feelings at threat of unemployment; salience of work in life; valuation of one's own education achievements; education demands; satisfaction with different living conditions; branch of economy and size of company doing the training; relationship with parents; interest in political and social events (scale); desire to study; goals after high school graduation; desired orientation of studies and subject; desired training occupation; assessment of self-control and self-determination of personal life (control conviction); private or occupational plans after conclusion of course of study or vocational certificate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Older Cohort´. Interviewed were schoolchildren of the 11th or 12th grade and apprentices in the second year of training.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 685
    Number of Variables: 252
The study is part of the project "Access to Occupation and Course of Occupation Biographies of Young People in the East of Germany". It is the continuation of the Interval Study "Capability Development - Older Cohort". Further waves of the Interval Study are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6122 to 6127 or 6185 and 6186. Furthermore the Interval Study "Capabilities - Older Cohort" was conducted in parallel in a younger cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6121 and 6180 to 6183).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6184 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Bertram, B.: Werden sich alle Erwartungen erfüllen? Auszubildende zwischen Optimismus und Arbeitsmarktrisiken. - In: Durchblick, Zeitschrift für Ausbildung, Weiterbildung und berufliche Integration. Heidelberger Institut Beruf und Arbeit (hiba), 1/1993.

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