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Influence of Social Policy on the Guarantee of Social Security 1983

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Social Policy
  • Abstract

    Salience and contents of social security, assessment of social-political measures, comparison of the system of social security in FRG and GDR. Topics: Feeling of social security; components of social security such as cultural events, public transport network, stable supply of the population, environment, nursery and kindergarten places, vocational training, peace, secure job, stable prices for basic food, work income according to performance, supply with cars, social services, school education, social security services, pension provision, vacation places, provision with housing, health care; responsibility of citizens, government organs, trade union, social security, companies, local organs; effects of social security on achievements of the working people, on the sense of responsibility for society (scale); opinion on social security (scale); importance of pension increases, price stability, child allowance increases, nursery places, improvements of working conditions and business network as well as the achievements of working mothers, environmental protection, housing construction program and public transport network; influence factors on social security (scale); possibility of social demolition in the GDR; comparison of the systems of social security in the GDR and the FRG; preferred groups for increased support by social policy; expression of social security for all citizens of the GDR; shift work; occupied corresponding to qualification; membership in voluntary supplementary insurance of workers and employees; time worked each week with part-time employment; co-operative member.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-03
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district Frankfurt/Oder
Sampled Universe
Employees from 3 selected industrial companies and 2 agricultural production co-operatives (LPG). Pensioners.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Specific sample of pensioners.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1380
    Number of Variables: 118
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6889 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Liebscher, R.: Soziale Sicherheit als grundlegendes Ergebnis sozialistischer Entwicklung in der DDR. Dissertation. Humboldt-Universität Berlin 1984. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-221.
  • Schwitzer, K.-P.: Lebensweise älterer Bürger als Gegenstand soziologischer Forschung - Aufgaben und Erfordernisse der sozialen Gerontologie. In: Jahrbuch für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik 1988. Berlin 1988.
  • Winkler, G.: Einfluß der Sozialpolitik auf die Gewährleistung der sozialen Sicherheit. In: Das Parlament. Berlin 1988.
  • Winkler, G. (Hrsg.): Sozialreport 1990. Daten und Fakten zur sozialen Lage in der DDR. Berlin 1990.

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

Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1983): Einfluß der Sozialpolitik auf die Gewährleistung der sozialen Sicherheit 1983. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.