Women Report - Brandenburg 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Empirisch-methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Empirisch-methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Social situation of women and social change in the state of Brandenburg during political and economic transformation. Topics: Hopes and fears; importance of selected areas of life such as work, partnership, education, social security, health, housing situation; general contentment with life; satisfaction with environmental situation and environmental conduct (Skalen); extent to which informed about the system of social security, cultural and leisure time selection, problems with children, qualification and education opportunities, healthful way of life, rights, partner relations, work, environmental protection, establishment of wages and prices, housing market, product selection; stand on changed legal system; trust in trade union, organizations, lawyer, court in legal problems; persons one can turn to for financial aid; satisfaction with selected areas of life (scale); expectations of family and friends of one's conduct; preferred leisure activities (scale); changes in organization of leisure time and its evaluation; prerequisites for organization of leisure time and evaluation; party membership or party sympathies; attitude to political participation; activities to improve personal situation in life; self-assessment of condition of health; activities to promote health; desire for children - earlier and today under influence of the political turning point; occupational changes in the last year and their evaluation; assessment of primary causes for unemployment; management activity; time worked each week; shift work or flextime; occupation characteristics; current occupational qualification; number of marriages; satisfaction with individual aspects of the partnership (scale); changes in family climate in the last year; number of births and years of birth; financial opportunity of satisfying needs; number of children in household; price and quality comparisons in shopping; preferred dealing with money; acquisitions since currency union and planned expenditures; religiousness; source of income (scale); tenancy; amount of rent; desire for condominium or one's own house; residential furnishings; persons responsible for child care and housework; average time expended for housework per day; attitude to employment of women; conditions for positive stand on employment of women; subjective condition; preferred areas of life since the turning point such as money, leisure time, religion; sexuality and eroticism; environment; preference for family or occupation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-02 / 1991-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
Sampled Universe
Women with German citizenship living in private households and 18 years old or older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 945
    Number of Variables: 349
See the studies "Life in the GDR 1990", ZA Study No. 6873, "Life in East Germany 1991", ZA Study No. 6314, and "Life in Eastern Germany 1992", ZA Study No. 6346; "Life in Eastern Germany 1993", ZA Study No. 6600; "Life in Eastern Germany 1994", ZA Study No. 6601; "Life in Eastern Germany 1995", ZA Study No. 6602 and "Life in Eastern Germany 1996", ZA Study No. 6665. The cumulated data sets 1990-1993 and 1996 are archived under ZA Study No. 6666.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6315 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Winkler, G.: Frauenreport'91 Brandenburg - Überblick über ausgewählte Ergebnisse. In: Umbruch. Beiträge zur sozialen Transformation. Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum (SFZ) e. V. Berlin-Brandenburg (Hrsg.). Heft 3, Berlin 1992.
  • Ministerium für Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Frauen des Landes Brandenburg (Hrsg.): 1. Frauenreport Land Brandenburg. Potsdam 1993. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: B 223.

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