Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren from the View of Apprentices 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:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Vocational education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; urban population; vocational education; labor relations; social relations; leisure time behavior; parent-child relationship
  • Abstract

    Value orientations, leisure habits, school achievements, common relations in school class and family relations. Topics: Satisfaction with training occupation (scale); influence of occupation advice center as well as "productive work" in school on choice of occupation; regard for training goals by the company doing the training; differences between time in school and vocational training; to be a schoolchild again and why; problems in the apprentice collective such as work organization, work discipline, political daily questions, praise and criticism, work performance, personal problems, evaluation, occupation competetion; possibilities to improve learning results; relations in apprentice collective; role of the FDJ leadership (scale); sex, school achievements, attitude, characteristics and FDJ membership of the schoolchild with the most influence; frequency of meeting other apprentices and their characteristics; participation in work teams and sport outside of instruction; participation in the GST; attitude to work; preferred leisure activities; leisure facilities; leisure meeting places; number of friends; frequency of meeting; normed characteristics and behavior in one's circle of friends; social status of best friend; social status of parents of best friend; presence of a firm bond and stand on this; character traits of young people; just treatment by vocational school, company doing the training, older colleagues, public and family; social supervision by parents; expectations of parents; membership in the FDJ and functions; type of vocational school attended; relationship with parents; importance of recognition by others; vocational training with high school graduation; school achievements; achievements in training; ideas on military service; membership in organizations; number of siblings; family structure; occupation, all-round education and occupational training of parents; amount of pocket-money; preferred financial expenditures; 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
Apprentices as comparison group for a schoolchildren survey.
Probability: Cluster; Sampling Procedure Comment: Cluster sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 458
    Number of Variables: 210
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
  • ZA6466 (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.; 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: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22