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Intergeneration Relations from the View of Children 1986/1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universitaet Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Elderly
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    Image of grandparents of school children. Topics: Employment, age and marital status of the grandparents still living and closeness of the relation; distance to place of residence of "favorite grandparents"; frequency of mutual visits; Christmas and birthday celebration with grandparents; vacation with grandparents; organization of leisure time with grandparents; description of characteristics of grandparents; contact with concerns; mutual help; conversations with friends about grandparents; conversations about older people in school; Timur helper; desire for more information about older people; when is one old; frequent illness in old age; personal characteristics of old people; year of school attended; number of siblings; employment of parents.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-09 / 1987-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Sonneberg and Neuhaus/Schiernitz
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren of grades 4, 6, and 9 of the general education polytechnical secondary schools who have grandparents.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 500
    Number of Variables: 120
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6398 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Michel, M.; Brosig, I.; Glässer, C.; Schneevoigt, H.: Zur Rolle der Großeltern aus der Sicht von Kindern und Jugendlichen und zu ausgewählten Einflußfaktoren auf die Entwicklung intergenerativer Beziehungen. In: Zeitschrift für Alternsforschung. Berlin (1988)43/4.
  • Michel, M.; Fischer, M.; Glässer, C.: Wie sehen Jugendliche ihre Großeltern. In: Ergebnisse des Fortbildungslehrgangs für Geriatrie der DDR 1989, Berlin: 1990.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig (1987): Intergenerative Beziehungen aus der Sicht von Kindern: Sonneberg und Neuhaus/Schiernitz 1986/1987. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.