Culture Needs 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin Büro zur Förderung populärer Künste, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Reception habits in the entertaining arts, organization of leisure time and expectations of structuring of the art market in the East of Germany. Topics: Hopes and fears; importance of selected areas of life such as education, democracy, work, partnership, prosperity, children, pay, legal security, environment, leisure time, culture, social security, health, housing, services, contacts, personal economic situation; change of economic situation in a year; degree of employment; occupation characteristics; job security; possibilities to find a new job; illicit work; change of job or occupation, retraining, search for work in the last six months; evaluation of changes of situation in life; effects on extent of leisure time; extent of leisure time, working hours, housework hours, time for sleep, vacation time and working life; extent of leisure time on a working day; preferred leisure activities after work and on the weekend; understanding of the term "entertainment art"; degree of interest in various areas of culture and art; importance of preferred art directions as well as frequency of attending events; degree of interest in individual areas of entertainment art; understanding of the term "dance music"; reasons for interest in selected areas of entertainment art; agreement of wishes and selection of events; television broadcasts versus attending events; importance of entertainment, sport, news broadcasts as well as natural science, political broadcasts; expectations of currency union; fulfillment of election promises of the parties; opinion on the state contract; change of supply with merchandise of daily needs since six months ago; desired selection regarding dance and entertainment music; preferred forms of event; understanding of the term "rock"; travel times and financial expenditures to attend entertainment events; media usage for dance and entertainment music; expansion of the selection of various media; entertainment broadcasts of the Deutscher Fernsehfunk {German Television Broadcast} worth preserving; understanding of the term "pop"; preferred type of music; frequency of listening to this type of music as well as reasons for this; interest in text, rhythm and melody as well as reasons for this; equipment with audio and video devices, distance to cultural facilities.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-06 / 1990-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 985
    Number of Variables: 319
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6320 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe (Hrsg.): Repräsentative Erhebung unter der DDR-Bevölkerung "Kultur'90". Dokumentaion und Tabellenband. Berlin 1990. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1025, 1026.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22