Youth in Goerlitz 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 in Goerlitz and characteristic of the city (scale); effects of the border opening for both sides; frequency of use of daily newspapers and media; highest occupational degree of parents; length of unemployment; confidence of later obtaining a training vacancy or university/college opening or job; migration intents in the next three years and reasons for this; satisfaction with life and housing conditions; type of housing conditions; preferred place of residence; personal activity with computers; possibilities to use a computer; type of computer activities (scale); personal achievement assessment; goals in life (scale); atmosphere in parental home; family structure; attitude to violence and foreigners; reasons for the demand that foreigners should leave Germany (scale); feeling of threat from environment, violence, unemployment, AIDS (scale); political orientation (scale); preferred person to confide in in situations of need (scale); willingness to accept honorary youth work in the city; evaluation of municipal politics; trust in institutions and persons in the municipal area (scale); belonging to inofficial youth groups; attitude to achievement demands and evaluation of current activity; attitude to political movements and parties (scale); time expended for leisure activities (scale); preferred manner of living together in partnership; desire for children; attitude to abortion; sexual conduct and prevention; experiences with prostitution, drugs, nicotine, alcohol; experience of sexual use of force and abuse; knowledge of persons, who were sexually abused.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-03 / 1992-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Goerlitz
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren, apprentices, students, young employed, unemployed.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in group association
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 848
    Number of Variables: 219
On the comprehensive topic of youth socialization in upheaval further studies were conducted in 1991 in Leipzig, ZA Study No. 6452, and in the rural region Borna/Geithain/Bad Lausick, ZA Study No. 6453.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6454 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Universität Leipzig, Laboratorium für Studentenforschung; Gesellschaft für Jugend- und Sozialforschung e.V., Forschungsstelle für Ausbildungs- und Berufsforschung: Jugend in Görlitz 1992. Erster Bericht 1992.

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