Equal Status Chances of Men and Women in the New States 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Concret, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Concret, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Income, property and investment/saving
  • Abstract

    Changed living conditions, expectations and satisfaction in advance of German-German unification, attitudes to equal opportunities. Topics: Changes of personal situation in life since currency union; satisfaction with job security, price development, rent, services, income; expected improvements in the areas environment, housing, economic situation, job security, health care, supply; party preference; trust in German politicians, decision-making responsibilities in one's family; primary earner in one's family earlier and today as well as effect of change on family; attitude to equal opportunities for both sexes in the job market; reaction to lay-offs for the benefit of the other sex; conditions for giving up a job for the benefit of the other sex; opinion on part-time employment; changes of interhuman relations within work collective; number of children in household; religiousness.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-09
  • 1990-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Persons over 18 years with German citizenship.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 947
    Number of Variables: 68
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6419 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.6419
  • Ritschel, D.; Markus, U.: Wandel in den Lebenslagen, Meinungen und Befindlichkeiten von DDR-Frauen. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2019.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2012-07-19