A Partner from the Paper 1973 to 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Michel, Harald (Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin)
  • Preußing, Torsten (Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin)
  • Semjonowa, Marina (Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin)
  • Witt, Uta (Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin)
Publication Date
  • Privatinstitut fuer angewandte Demographie, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    Advertisement for a marriage partner in GDR magazines. Topics: sex; age; school education; occupational training; employment status; activity; marital status; citizenship; children; children of partner sought; body size; hair color; build; appearance; disability; disability of partner sought; personal characteristics; interests; world view; place of residence; material situation; reason and cause for the advertisement.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973 / 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of advertisements for a marriage partner from the magazines ´Wochenpost´ and ´Magazin´ from the issues for 1973, 1977, 1981, 1986 and 1989.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Analysis of magazines
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7111
    Number of Variables: 65
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6579 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Preußing, T.: Ein Partner vom Blatt. Heiratsanzeigen der DDR als Quelle soziologischer Forschung. IFAD-Edition. Hrsg.: Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie Berlin, Heft 38/1997, Berlin 1997. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB 2064.

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