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Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life 1989 (Skilled Workers)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin
Publication Date
1989
Contributor
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Paedagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; job history; labor relations; social attitude; life planning; school
Description
  • Abstract

    Daily values, future expectations and satisfaction with choice of occupation. Topics: Occupation learned; activity in occupation learned; satisfaction with occupation; change of occupation and reasons for this; activity in company doing the training; reasons for change of company; work values (scale); shift work and readiness to work in shift work; relations in work collective; role of the FDJ (scale); free expression of opinion at work; willingness to participate in commissions and committees; preparation of school for demands in life; school knowledge as solid basis for vocational training and occupational activity; significance of subjects for vocational training; difficulties in transition from vocational training to occupational activity; influence of science and technology on future occupation; every-day values such as work, money, harmonic family life, achievement, obedience, knowledge, good relations, political position, good friends and colleagues; future expectations (scale); goals in life (scale); changes in organization of leisure time; time period of life planning; current situation in life and life planning regarding residence, partnership, children, occupation, political commitment; possession of consumer goods; expenditure structure; material desires; future financial expenditures; grade of the final examination of the 10th grade; result of skilled worker examination; membership and functions in organizations; belonging to leisure groups such as trend-followers, Grufties, Funkies, Skinheads, New Waver, Punks or Heavy Metals; satisfaction with occupation; qualification readiness; vocational certificate and occupation group of parents; willingness to participate further in the survey.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01 / 1989-02
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Brandenburg (city)
Sampled Universe
Sample of skilled workers.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 207
    Number of Variables: 139
Note
The study is a component of the total investigation "Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life", ZA Study Nos. 6473-6480. Not all of the candidates involved still lived in Brandenburg at the time of survey; but they were already involved in the survey in 1986 and were thus interviewed again.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6478 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Otto, M.; Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Berufslaufbahnen, Lebenspläne und Wertorientierungen - zweite Etappe einer Bewährungsanalyse. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1989.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (1989): Soziale Erfahrungen Jugendlicher beim Übergang in die Berufswelt 1989 (Facharbeiter). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6478