Youth Violence and Leisure Opportunities in the State of Brandenburg 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Familien- und Kindheitsforschung an der Universität Potsdam
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Familien- und Kindheitsforschung an der Universitaet Potsdam (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Individual conflict and problem burdens, cultural and political orientations, hostility to foreigners and leisure behavior. Topics: Employment of parents: full-time or part-time employment, short time work, shift work, unemployment of parents; marital status of parents; assessment of the mutual trust with father, mother, teachers and instructors; composition of household and atmosphere; conflicts with parents and child-raising style of parents; respect and recognition of achievements on the part of teachers and classmates; organization of leisure time; dangers from environmental destruction, developments in the Soviet Union and in Yugoslavia and immigration of foreigners; social contacts; future concepts regarding structuring life and occupational development; use of alcohol, cigarettes, medications and drugs among classmates; knowledge of, membership in and attitude to youth groups such as Punks, Skinheads, Hooligans; attitude to political remarks regarding dealing with foreigners, the borders of 1937, a unified Europe, terrorism, peace, anarchism and left-wing radicalism, religion, homosexuality, democracy, unemployment, the market economy; assessment of character traits of Germans, Poles, Vietnamese; leisure opportunities in company doing the training; limitation of leisure time through duties in household, school and training; organization of leisure time; school areas of interest (scale); attending youth facilities; type of events attended as well as events desired; concepts of alternative youth projects.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
    Eastern Germany: state of Brandenburg
Sampled Universe
14 to 18 year-old schoolchildren and trainees from 42 schools and upper-level centers.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1678
    Number of Variables: 328
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6414 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Sturzbecher, D.; Dietrich, P.: Jugendliche in Brandenburg - Signale einer unverstandenen Generation. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte. Beilage zur Wochenzeitung Das Parlament, (1993) B 2-3.
  • Sturzbecher, D.; Dietrich, P.: Die Situation von Jugendlichen in Brandenburg. In: Brandenburgische Landeszentrale für politische Bildung (Hrsg.). Schriftenreihe zur politischen Bildung, Band 4, Potsdam 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2001.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22