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Analysis of Working and Living Conditions of Working Mothers and Fathers 1984

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
1984
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    On compatibility of employment and motherhood in the work sphere, in child care and in a partnership. Topics: Description of one's own occupational activity and that of partner: activity exercised, occupational qualification, school degree, course of time of occupational training, social classification; frequency of participation in company courses; comparison of training occupation with activity exercised; use of knowledge from training; reasons for lack of agreement between activity and training occupation; characteristics of employment; personal net income and that of partner; current and earlier government management functions of respondent and partner; readiness to accept a government management function and reasons for or against; honorary social activity and time burden from this; chronological sequence of exercised functions; participation in training and further education and reasons for this; priority for personal occupational development or that of partner; work of respondent or partner in shift work; reasons for preference for part-time work by women; personal changes from rationalization measures; readiness for further education, positions of responsibility, shift work, innovator activity, independent work and higher performances as a result of increased demands from rationalization measures; acceptance of changed working conditions as a result of change of job; reasons for particular arrangements of working hours for women and their consequences; differences in professional life of men and women regarding conflicts in occupational career, qualification, social and government functions, income, working hours, all-round education; differences in time expenditure of men and women for children, housework, leisure time; decision-maker in questions of housekeeping, raising children, organization of leisure time and with larger financial expenditures; time expended for the route to work and means of transport used; current division of time corresponding to concepts of life; desire for more time for various areas of life; preferred arrangement of working hours; views on compatibility of occupation, social activity and raising children. Supplemental form for women without children or with children over 16 years: number and ages of children; children living in household; full-time or part-time employment; time worked each week; significance of income for respondent and family. Identical question formulation in supplemental form for mothers or fathers: number and ages of children; children living in household; frequency of illness of children; persons who take over care of the children when they are sick; difficulties with compatibility of employment with duties as father or mother in various age-levels of children; current problems with children; doing without occupational development for the sake of the children; time respondent and partner spend with children on weekdays or weekend; primary person for the children to relate to as baby, in pre-school and school age; satisfaction with division of labor practiced in child care. Additional questions in supplemental form for mothers: full-time or part-time employment; time worked each week; significance of income for respondent and family; temporary reduction in working hours or discontinuation; conditions for compatibility of occupational work with child-raising and care of children. Additional questions in supplemental form for fathers: terms of employment of wife and attitude to this; agreement of training occupation and current activity of wife as well as reasons for discrepancy if appropriate; readiness of wife to accept government management functions and honorary social functions; assessment of the consequences of shift work of wife on organization of leisure time, occupational development, child care, condition of health, financial situation, housework; conditions for positive attitude to shift work; significance of income of wife; reasons for care of children by the woman in case of illness.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-01 / 1984-03
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Wurzen, Zwickau and Wittgensdorf
Sampled Universe
Sample of working men and women from five industrial companies.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1462
    Number of Variables: 475
Note
Supplemental form "Peace 1984", ZA Study No. 6999.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6998 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik (Hrsg.): Hauptergebnisse der empirischen Analyse zu objektiven und subjektiven Bedingungen für das Vereinbaren von Berufstätigkeit und Mutterschaft unter den Bedingungen der Intensivierung der Produktion. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1985. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-265.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1984): Analyse der Arbeits- und Lebensbedingungen berufstätiger Mütter und Väter 1984. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6998