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Foreigners in Eastern Germany 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Berliner Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien (BISS)
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Berliner Institut fuer Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien (BISS) (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Living conditions of foreign citizens, migration behavior, assessment of relations between Germans and foreigners. Topics: Year of arrival; reasons for moving to Eastern Germany; native country; entry country; GDR as transit country; longer stay in other countries; previous and intended length of stay in GDR; destination country on leaving GDR; residence permit; striving for German citizenship; number of children; city of stay of family; fetching family later; nationality of partner; personal residence; number of persons in room of residence home; employment; size of household; prospects for the future; life chances with introduction of the market economy; expectations of the introduction of the German Mark; job security; chances for a new job; jeopardy to foreign jobs in comparison to those of Germans; conduct with jeopardy to job; conduct of the citizens of the GDR at the time of entry; changes in this conduct compared to then; understanding for and knowledge about the culture of one's native country; maintaining cultural traditions of native country in GDR; parties and organizations as representation of interests of foreigners; participation in cultural and political events of countrymen; contact persons with conflict situations; just treatment in leisure area, in work, daily life and political life; German friends; mastery of the German language; most important characteristics of Germans; conduct of Germans regarding foreigners with conflicts; German friends for one's own children; acceptance of this friendship by German parents; leaving residence key with German neighbors during absence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-08 / 1990-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    Eastern Germany: Berlin (East), Dresden.
Sampled Universe
Sample of foreigners with residence permit (48%) of these 25% Soviet citizens, 22% Vietnamese, 16% Poles and 16% Hungarians.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 327
    Number of Variables: 114
Note
At the same time Germans were interviewed with a similar questionnaire; this study is archived under ZA Study No. 6343.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6342 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Grundmann, S.; Müller-Hartmann, I.; Schmidt, I.: Ausländer in Ostdeutschland. In: BISS-Public 3/1991. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2000.
  • Grundmann, S.; Müller-Hartmann, I.; Schmidt, I.: Vietnamesen in Ostdeutschland - ihre Lage und ihre Perspektiven. In: Schönmeier, H. W. (Hrsg.): Zentrum Europa und Dritte Welt (ZEDW) Arbeitsheft: Entwicklungspolitische Forschung und Beratung (EFB). Universität des Saarlandes. Saarbrücken 1991.
  • Grundmann, S.; Müller-Hartmann, I.; Schmidt, I.: Vietnamesen in Ostdeutschland - ihre Lage und ihre Perspektiven. In: Schönmeier, H. W. (Hrsg.): Prüfung der Möglichkeiten eines Fachkräfteprogramms Vietnam. Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien zu internationalen Problemen, Bd. 166. Saarbrücken/Fort Lauderdale 1991.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Berliner Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien (BISS) (1990): Ausländer in Ostdeutschland 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6342