Young People in the Village 1984

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstituts fuer Jugendforschung Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    The role of country youth in the development of the socialist way of life in the villages of the GDR. Topics: well-being in place of residence; territorial origins; currently living in place of birth or having moved, length of residence in the city; classification of place of residence in municipality hierarchy, proximity to a city, size of place of residence; owner of residential building; primary place of stay during the week; preferred place of residence and work; actual or desired type of building of primary residence; satisfaction with living conditions in place of residence; support in municipality in providing housing; youth support plan in village, participation; social functions; attitude to social presence of young people in the village; participation in village activities; attitude to young people taking up work in an agricultural company; assessment of the development of agricultural production in the village 1983; settledness or intent to migrate, reasons; self-sufficiency with fruit and vegetables; possession of one's own household, reasons, support; share of young people with households in the village; extent of daily leisure time in summer and winter; support structuring leisure time in municipality by persons and organizations; personal activity in circles and work groups, meeting places; basic village organization, youth club of FDJ in village, personal activities; satisfaction with possibilities to structure leisure time; leisure interests, practices; attitude to traditions and customs, possible activities in the village; life goals; world view; satisfaction with occupation work; working place - primary residence, frequency of commuting, commuting time, stress; skilled worker certificate, skilled worker, technical school or university completion; assessment or characteristics of work activity; daily work time; deployment on weekend; structuring work shift; occupation perspectives, currently considering change of occupation or company; area of activity and training company; highest school certificate; occupational qualification; activity in agriculture, area; FDJ or SED membership; member in an LPG; city of childhood; children; demographic information; Supplementary form for participants in winter vacation for country youth: ties with special features of country life; leisure activities in various seasons - weekly time effort in summer and winter; youth support plan at work, personal participation; characteristics of those visiting the youth club; possession and opportunity to use objects of great value; individual possession of working animals.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR, districts, counties
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 15 to 30 years from the villages of the counties Wurzen, Oschatz, Grimma and Geithain of the district Leipzig, the counties Marienberg, Reichenbach, Zschopau and Freiberg of the district Karl-Marx-Stadt and the counties Waren, Malchin, Ueckermuende and Neustrelitz of the district Neubrandenburg; With a supplemental form young people from agricultural production were interviewed in the framework of the ´Winter Vacation for Country Youth´.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey, written and oral surveys of experts (chairmen, mayors, club leaders, managements of GO of the FDJ, elected representatives) field analysis and periodic participant observation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1672
    Number of Variables: 239
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6197 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Süße, H. Komplexmaterial I. Kongreß junger Genossenschaftsbauern und Arbeiter in der Land-, Forst- und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft 1984: Politisch-ideologische Grundüberzeugungen und agrarpolitische Einstellungen Jugendlicher in der landwirtschaftlichen Produktion. ZIJ Leipzig, Mai 1984. 35 S. - F 84/57.
  • Schmidt, H. Komplexmaterial II zur Vorbereitung des Kongresses junger Genossenschaftsbauern und Arbeiter der Land-, Forst- und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft, Schwerin 1984: Arbeitseinstellung und Leistungsverhalten Jugendlicher in der landwirtschaftlichen Produktion. ZIJ Leipzig, Mai 1984. 65 S. - F 84/58.
  • Holzweißig, W. Komplexmaterial III. Kongreß junger Genossenschafts-bauern und Arbeiter der Land-, Forst- und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft 1984: Landjugend und Entwicklung der sozialistischen Lebensweise in den Dörfern. ZIJ Leipzig, Mai 1984. 65 S. - F 84/59.
  • Schmidt, H. Komplexmaterial IV zur Vorbereitung des Kongresses junger Genossenschaftsbauern und Arbeiter in der Land-, Forst- und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft, Schwerin 1984: Junge Intelligenz in der Landwirtschaft. ZIJ Leipzig, April 1984. 27 S. - F 84/60.
  • Holzweißig, W., Schmidt, H. und H. Süße. Komplexmaterial V. Kongreß junger Genossenschaftsbauern und Arbeiter der Land-, Forst- und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft 1984: Überlegungen zur personellen Reproduktion der Klasse der Genossenschaftsbauern, zur Stabilisierung des gesellschaftlichen Arbeitsvermögens in der sozialistischen Landwirtschaft und zur Erhöhung der Seßhaftigkeit der Dorfjugend. ZIJ Leipzig, Juli 1984. 13 S. - F 84/61.
  • Süße, H., Gericke, T. und W. Holzweißig. Expertise zur Landjugendentwicklung in Vorbereitung des XIII. Bauernkongresses der DDR. ZIJ Leipzig, Januar 1987. 59 S. - F 87/62.
  • Süße, H. und W. Holzweißig unter Mitarbeit von T. Gericke. Jugend im Dorf. Forschungsbericht. ZIJ Leipzig, Juni 1987. 159 S. - F 87/14.

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