Youth in Borna 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Gesellschaft für Jugend- und Sozialforschung Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Gesellschaft fuer Jugend- und Sozialforschung Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Crime
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    General well-being, moral orientations, experience of danger and migration readiness. Topics: Sense of well-being and length of residence in city; characteristic of place of residence; migration intents and reasons for this (scale); satisfaction with life and housing conditions (scale); preferred future place of residence; possibility of use of computers and type of activity (scale); personal achievement assessment; goals in life (scale); assessment of atmosphere in parental home (scale); family structure; attitude to violence and foreigners (scale); reasons for the demand that foreigners should leave Germany (scale); feeling of threat from environment, unemployment, violence, AIDS (scale); political orientation (scale); preferred person to confide in in situations of need; willingness to perform honorary activity at place of residence; evaluation of municipal politics (scale); trust in institutions and persons in the municipal area (scale); attitude to inofficial youth groups; attitude to achievement demands and evaluation of current activity (scale); attitude to various political movements and groupings (scale); weekly time expended for leisure activities (scale); desire for children; attitude to abortion; sexual conduct and prevention; experiences with drugs, nicotine, alcohol, prostitution; personal experience of use of force and sexual abuse; experiences with sexual abuse in one's circle of friends; preferred manner of living together in partnership; assessment of the economic development of the city; amount of pocket-money; frequency of use of daily newspapers and media (scale); highest occupational degree of parents; length of unemployment; confidence of receipt of a training vacancy or university/college opening or job.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: District Borna and Geithain, Bad Lausick (district area)
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren, apprentices, young employed and unemployed.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in group association
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1732
    Number of Variables: 220
On the comprehensive topic of youth socialization in upheaval further studies were conducted in 1992 in Goerlitz, ZA Study No. 6454, and 1991 in Leipzig, ZA Study No. 6452.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6453 (Type: ZA-No.)

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