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Change of Subjective Attitudes of the People in Eastern Germany from 1990 to 1996 - Cumulation of the Study "Life in the GDR / Eastern Germany " 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Häder, Michael (1996: ZUMA, Mannheim)
  • Mohler, Peter Ph. (1996: ZUMA, Mannheim)
  • Opp, Karl-Dieter (Universität Leipzig)
  • Rehberg, Karl-Siegbert (Technische Universität Dresden)
  • Sahner, Heinz (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg)
  • 1990: Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
  • 1991: Empirisch-methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin
  • 1992: EMMAG bei KAI, Berlin und Sozialpädagogisches Institut Berlin
  • 1993: EMMAG am Sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschungszentrum Berlin-Brandenburg
Publication Date
1996
Contributor
  • 1990: Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin 1991: Empirisch-methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin 1992: EMMAG bei KAI, Berlin und Sozialpaedagogische (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Change of subjective attitudes of the people in Eastern Germany from 1990 to 1996. Topics: Development of personal situation in life in the next few weeks; importance of areas of life; extent to which informed about areas of life; time consciousness; opinions about foreigners; general contentment with life; assessment of environmental consciousness of East German citizens and satisfaction with the environmental situation; environmentally conscious conduct; changes of work surroundings in the last few months, such as change of company, change of job, taking up work in the west, participation in retraining, short time work, holding pattern, unemployment, ABM position {jobs program}; evaluation of changes at work; evaluation of one's own work; agreement with statements about the legal system; satisfaction with areas of life; comparison of retrospective satisfaction with current; expectations of family and friends of the conduct of respondent; opinion on income equalization of Eastern and Western Germany; judgement on one's own economic situation; preferred leisure activities; activities to structure one's own situation in life; expected social changes in the next few years; self-assessment of condition of health; activities to promote health; desire for children and ideal number of children; satisfaction with various sides of partnership and family life; relationship to various parties; membership in trade union, club, association, citizen initiative; willingness to participate in social services, representation of political interests, leisure interests and special group interests; Inglehart Items; existence of building loan contract, life insurance, other capital insurance policies, loan; long-term relationship; current qualification; future occupation concepts; status as not employed; management function exercised and its level; working hours in hours per week; sources of income; residency at place of residence; subjective classification of social class; religious affiliation; number of persons and children in household; number of living-rooms; residential furnishings; planned acquisitions and those already made; intent to move; residence rent; residential status; net household income; satisfaction of needs through income; personal net income; residence before border opening in the old FRG; state; size of place of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990 / 1996
    1990: January; 1991: February to March; 1992: April to May; 1993: May to June; 1996: January to March
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    1990: GDR
  • Germany (DE)
    1991, 1992, 1993, 1996: Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
Persons with German citizenship, living in private households and 18 years old or older
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: The cumulated data set consists of data from five surveys from the ´Life in Eastern Germany´ investigation series with a total of 7500 respondents. 1990: in the GDR districts Potsdam, Schwerin and Leipzig through cluster sample. 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996: in Eastern Germany through multi-stage random sample persons with German citizenship, living in private households and 18 years old or older were selected.
Collection Mode
  • 1990, 1991: Written survey. 1992, 1993, 1996: Oral survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7574
    Number of Variables: 277
Note
The individual studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6873 (1990), 6314 (1991), 6346 (1992), 6600 (1993) and 6665 (1996).
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6666 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Winkler, G. (Hrsg.): Sozialreport 90: Daten und Fakten zur sozialen Lage in der DDR. Berlin 1990.
  • Winkler, G. (Hrsg.): Sozialreport 1992: Daten und Fakten zur sozialen Lage in den neuen Bundesländern. Berlin 1993.
  • Kurz-Scherf, I.; Winkler, G. (Hrsg.): Sozialreport 1994: Daten und Fakten zur sozialen Lage in den neuen Bundesländern. Berlin. SFZ Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum Berlin-Brandenburg e.V., 1994.
  • Häder, M. (Hrsg.): Denken und Handeln in der Krise. Berlin 1991.
  • Häder, M.; Häder, S.: Turbulenzen im Transformationsprozeß: Die individuelle Bewältigung des sozialen Wandels in Ostdeutschland 1990-1992. Opladen 1995.
  • Häder, M.; Mohler, P.: Zukunftsvorstellungen der Menschen als Erklärungsvariable für die Krise in der DDR und die gegenwärtige Situation in Ostdeutschland. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Beilage zur Wochenzeitung Das Parlament, B27/95, 30.Juni 1995, S.19-27.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Häder, Michael; Mohler, Peter Ph.; Opp, Karl-Dieter; Rehberg, Karl-Siegbert; Sahner, Heinz et. al. (1996): Wandel der subjektiven Einstellungen der Menschen in Ostdeutschland von 1990 bis 1996 - Kumulation der Studie ´Leben in der DDR/Ostdeutschland´ 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6666