On the Social Origins of Applicants to Technical Colleges 1984

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Hochschulbildung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Hochschulbildung, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social and occupational mobility
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
job history; social background; student applicant; studies (academic)
  • Abstract

    Occupation qualification and paths of education of parents of applicants to college. Topics: Form of studies; technical college; subject area; sex; path of education; occupation learned and exercised; management activity; self-classification; social structure; number of years of experience; military service; year of birth; learned and exercised occupation, qualification degree, conclusion of course of study, form of studies, management activity and social status of parents; learned and exercised occupation as well as qualification of partner; number of siblings; final grade of 10th grade, of skilled worker qualification and of high school graduation; marital status; number of children; discontinued studies and subject area studied; reasons for discontinuation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • GDR: Berlin, Dresden
Sampled Universe
Application and admission records of selected technical colleges of registration year 1984 (distant and direct students).
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Content coding
  • File analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 627
    Number of Variables: 60
The comparable study "On the Social Origins of Applicants to Colleges 1984" is archived under ZA Study No. 6447.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6449 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Fritsch, R.: Soziale Herkunft von Fachschuldirekt- und Hochschulfernstudenten. Forschung über das Hochschulwesen. ZHB 1987. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-954.

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