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Social Experiences of Adolescents 1983

Resource Type
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Paedagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes / opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Daily values, future expectations, school achievements, attitude to school and expectations of choice of occupation. Topics: Attitude to school; reasons to go to school gladly or reluctantly; requirements of school; relations in the class collective; characteristics of a comradly schoolchild; experiences with teachers, school, instruction, social position as schoolchildren, FDJ; just treatment in school, family and public; expectations of choice of occupation; willingness to stand up for the GDR under arms; desire to be grown-up; readiness to learn from the experiences of older people; conveying experiences by adults; relationship between young people and adults; work values; desire to have occupation of father or mother; understanding of father, mother, friends, teachers in political questions; leisure conversations about politics; exchange of experience in one's circle of friends (scale); relationship of personal experiences and knowledge provided in school; role of the FDJ; critical attitude regarding school; free expression of opinion in school; every-day values such as work, money, harmonic family life, achievement, obedience, knowledge, good relations, political position, good friends and colleagues; future expectations (scale); educational goals of parents (scale); goals in life (scale); school accomplishments achieved; membership and functions in the FDJ; number of siblings; family structure; vocational certificate of parents; occupation group of parents; vacation work; vocational certificate sought; desired occupation; possession of consumer goods in one's family; housing conditions; necessity of military training camps.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-04 / 1983-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Brandenburg (city)
Sampled Universe
9th grade schoolchildren.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 815
    Number of Variables: 144
In the course of the investigation by using qualitative methods case studies over four selected school classes were established. Besides this for the sample in the 10th grade the whereabouts of the young people after completion of time in school was recorded. The study is a component of the total investigation "Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life", ZA Study Nos. 6473-6480.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6473 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Meier, A.; Hoffmann, S.; Nickel, H.-M.; Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Soziale Erfahrungen der Schuljugend in ihrer Bedeutung für deren Bewußtseinsentwicklung und Erziehung. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1983. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1035.

Update Metadata: 2019-04-24 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (1983): Soziale Erfahrungen Heranwachsender 1983. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.