Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren 1989

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
climate in the classroom; social relations; group membership; leisure time behavior; adolescent; parent-child relationship; parents; expectation
  • Abstract

    Value orientations, leisure habits, school achievements, common relations in school class and family relations. Topics: Understanding and solidarity in class collective; characteristics, school achievements and attitudes of the schoolchild with the most influence; frequency of meeting classmates; possibilities to take part in structuring the school; role of FDJ leadership (scale); participation in teams and sport outside of instruction; sport after the end of school time; leisure partner; leisure meeting places; attitude on informal groups such as Heavy Metals, Punks, Teds, Peacer, New Romantics, New Waver, Grufties, trend-followers, Funkies, Skinheads, Psychos, Penner, Blueser, Zotten; normed characteristics and behaviors in one's circle of friends; social status of best friend; preferred leisure activities; leisure facilities; preferred diskotheque; sense of well-being in class collective; conduct in the collective; necessity of taking part in structuring of life at school; character traits of young people; every day values such as work, money, harmonic family life, achievement, obedience, knowledge, good relations, political position, good friends and colleagues; future expectations (scale); structuring one's own future; persons to confide in; just treatment in school, family and public; social supervision by parents; decision areas in one's family; expectations of parents; school accomplishments achieved; membership and functions in organizations; number of siblings; family structure; employment of parents; shift work of parents; work group of parents; vocational certificate of parents; possession of consumer goods in one's family; housing conditions; personal room; amount of pocket-money; preferred financial expenditures; vacation work; desire already to be an apprentice; willingness to participate further in the survey.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-09 / 1990-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Halberstadt, Berlin (municipal district Prenzlauer Berg), Arnstadt
Sampled Universe
Sample of 9th grade schoolchildren.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1196
    Number of Variables: 219
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
  • ZA6470 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Giessmann, B.; Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Kinder und Jugendliche aus der DDR. Reporttexte 1991.
  • Steiner, I.: Zum Wandel der Lebenslagen von Kindern und Jugendlichen in der ehemaligen DDR. In: Büchner; P.; Krüger, H.-H.: Aufwachsen hüben und drüben. Opladen 1991.
  • Giessmann, B.: Die Schule der ehemaligen DDR zwischen struktureller Erstarrung und Reformversuchen. In: 5 bis 10 Schulmagazin. Heft 4/1991.
  • Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Schüler im gesellschaftlichen Umbruch. In: 5 bis 10 Schulmagazin. Heft 4/1991.

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