My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

Youth in Leipzig 1991

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Gesellschaft für Jugend- und Sozialforschung Leipzig
Publication Date
1991
Contributor
  • Gesellschaft fuer Jugend- und Sozialforschung Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Youth
Description
  • Abstract

    General well-being, moral orientations, experience of danger and migration readiness. Topics: Sense of well-being in Leipzig and length of residence; characteristics of Leipzig (scale); migration readiness and reasons for migration intents (scale); satisfaction with cultural, social and housing conditions or service facilities in the city; preferred place of residence; possession of consumer goods (scale); occupation with computers or possibilities to use one; goals in life (scale); factors for happiness in life (scale); attitude to achievement demands (scale); feeling of threat from environmental pollution, unemployment, violence and crime (scale); attitude to foreigners, violence and rampage; attitude to characteristics of municipal politics and personal municipal political activity; frequency of use of media and other sources of information; assessment of authorities in Leipzig; necessity of improvement in the situation in life of young people; assessment of the opportunities to participate in municipal questions; trust in institutions and persons (scale); sympathy for political parties and movements; current or future membership in youth organizations (scale); weekly time expended for leisure activities (scale); belonging to an inofficial youth group; number of desired children; sexual conduct and use of opportunities to prevent; experiences with prostitution and drugs; attitude to abortion. Trainees: occupation situation of parents; characteristic of company doing the training; education year; training occupation; confidence in being able to work in the training occupation; identity of training occupation and desired occupation; desire to go to college; satisfaction with training situation, opportunities to have a say, working hours, social services, relations between people (scale); concerns regarding achievement demands, employment prospects, the family situation. Students: view of the future; occupation situation of parents and other relatives; major subject and second subject in studies; intent to change the college or university and reasons for this (scale); reasons for studies in Leipzig (scale); experiences in contact with students and East or West German teachers; commitment of East or West German teachers; intent to interrupt course of studies. Schoolchildren: current class level; remaining in current school; satisfaction with learning conditions (scale); desired occupation; desire to go to college; occupational situation of parents and close relatives; assessment of the effects of unemployment of parents on family atmosphere; occupational confidence. Unemployed: qualification; branch of economy of last position; unemployment in circle of relatives; length of unemployment up to now and expectation of new employment; reasons for continuation of unemployment; frequency of effort for a job; participation in retraining or qualification measures; personal feeling about unemployment; satisfaction with housing conditions and child care institutions. Working: satisfaction with working conditions (scale); determination of current position by company and branch of economy; type of activity and qualification; intents of occupational change and preferred type of change; assessment of personal realization of work demands; satisfaction with housing conditions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-06 / 1991-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren, apprentices, students, young employed and unemployed.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in group association
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1644
    Number of Variables: 313
Note
On the comprehensive topic of youth socialization in upheaval further studies were conducted in 1992 in Goerlitz, ZA Study No. 6454, and in the rural region Borna/Geithain/Bad Lausick, ZA Study No. 6453.
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6452 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Universität Leipzig, Laboratorium für Studentenforschung; Gesellschaft für Jugend- und Sozialforschung e.V., Forschungsstelle für Ausbildungs- und Berufsforschung: Jugend in Leipzig 1991 - Zur Situation Jugendlicher in einer ostdeutschen Großstadt. Leipzig 1991. Forschungsbericht.

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

Gesellschaft für Jugend- und Sozialforschung Leipzig (1991): Jugend in Leipzig 1991. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6452