Young People in School and Violence - East Berlin 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Verein zum Studium der Sozialstruktur und des Sozialraumes der Region Berlin
Publication Date
  • Verein zum Studium der Sozialstruktur und des Sozialraumes der Region Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; violence; political attitude
  • Abstract

    Reasons for and dealing with violence in a time of extreme social changes. Topics: Assessment of social changes since German-German unification in the areas travel opportunities, occupational training and further education, representation of political interests, school, freedom of speech, organization of leisure time, consumer opportunities, proportion of foreigners; personal concern in view of unemployment, neofascism and right-wing radicalism, changes in school, lack of training positions, violence, drugs, AIDS, crime, danger of war, environmental problems, immigration of foreigners, political development in Eastern Europe; prerequisites for a successful life: money, external public image, knowledge, connections, principles, party membership, diligence; attitude to politically extreme expressions (scale); preferred dealing with violence; personal reaction at violence against foreigners; violence in daily life; personal enemies; possibilities of protecting oneself against violence (scale); reasons for violent demonstrations of young people (scale); acceptance of the physically handicapped, foreigners, homosexuals, lesbians, extreme political groupings, those with other views in various areas of life; means to reduce or prevent violence in daily life (scale); violence as means to maintain law and order and resolve conflict; goals in life (scale); experience as victim of violence; place and type of violence used.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-10 / 1991-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    East Germany: Berlin: municipal districts central, Prenzlauer Berg and Hohenschoenhausen
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren of all types of schools and grade levels as of grade 6.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 624
    Number of Variables: 147
The comparative investigation in Strausberg "Young People in School and Violence - Strausberg 1992" is archived under ZA Study No. 6409.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6408 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Grundmann, S.: Schuljugend und Gewalt - Ostberliner Schüler zwischen Ideal und Wirklichkeit. In: AFT-Materialservice "Jugend ist Vielfalt". 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2011.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22