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Saxonian longitudinal study - wave 21, 2007

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Förster, Peter (Forschungsstelle Sozialanalysen Leipzig)
  • Brähler, Elmar (Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig)
  • Stöbel-Richter, Yve (Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig)
  • Berth, Hendrik (Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus an der Technischen Universität Dresden)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsstelle Sozialanalysen Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
  • Abstract

    The Saxonian longitudinal study is a longitudinal study in the social sciences. It was begun in 1987 and surveys the change in political attitudes of young adults in the new federal states of the former East Germany over the unification of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the Federal Republic of Germany. Since the 16th wave (2002), the subject of unemployment and health has been intensively surveyed. Another new focus is on questions of partnership and personality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-06 / 2007-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Leipzig (DE-SN-LEJ)
  • Chemnitz (DE-SN-CHE)
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 383
    Number of Variables: 218
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6239 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Förster, Peter. Unter Mitarbeit von Hendrik Berth und Yve Stöbel-Richter: Folgen der Arbeitslosigkeit: Bei den Mittdreißigern im Osten ist die Bejahung der Wende abgestürzt, die Identifikation mit der DDR aber hat zugenommen. Leipzig: Ergebnisbericht zur 21. Welle der Sächsischen Längsschnittstudie 2008

Update Metadata: 2020-11-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13

Förster, Peter; Brähler, Elmar; Stöbel-Richter, Yve; Berth, Hendrik (2012): Sächsische Längsschnittstudie - Welle 21, 2007. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.