Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren 1979 (Large City)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Paedagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; urban population; climate in the classroom; social relations; leisure time behavior; parent-child relationship
  • Abstract

    Value orientations, leisure habits, school achievements, common relations in school class and family relations. Topics: Understanding and solidarity in class collective; sex, attitude, school achievement, characteristics and FDJ membership of the schoolchild with the most influence; frequency of meeting classmates; participation in school life; participation in work teams and in sport outside of instruction; leisure partners; manner of getting to know friends; leisure meeting places; number of friends; frequency of meeting; importance of certain characteristics for a friend; social status of best friend; social status of parents of best friend; preferred leisure activities; leisure places; attendance at leisure facilities outside of Prenzlauer Berg; relations in the class collective; conduct of classmates; character traits of young people; every-day values (scale); persons to confide in; criticism of school life; just treatment in school, family, public; social supervision by parents; decision areas in one's family; expectations of parents; importance of recognition by parents, teachers, friends, classmates, FDJ leadership and best friend; personal room; school accmplishments achieved; member of the FDJ; functions; number of siblings; family structure; occupation, all-round education and vocational training of parents; amount of pocket-money; preferred financial expenditures; vacation work; desired occupation; possession of consumer goods in one's family; housing conditions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-10 / 1979-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, city district Prenzlauer Berg
Sampled Universe
Sample of 9th grade schoolchildren.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 990
    Number of Variables: 218
The study is a component of the total investigation "Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren", ZA Study Nos. 6460-6472.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6463 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Meier, A.; Grund, I.; Nickel, H.-M.; Reimann, A.; Wenzke, G.: Zur sozialistischen Lebensweise älterer Schüler. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1978.
  • Meier, A.; Hoffmann, S.; Nickel, H.-M.; Raunitschke, L.; Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Lebensbedingungen und Lebensweise von Schuljugendlichen (mit einem partiellen Vergleich zu Lehrlingen). Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1980. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1031 bis FOB-1033.
  • Herzog, F.; Stompe, A.: Sozialistische Lebensweise älterer Schüler auf dem Lande. Dissertation A, Berlin 1981.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22