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International Social Survey Programme: Family and Changing Gender Roles II - ISSP 1994

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
  • Kelley, Jonathan (Australia) (Researcher)
  • Bean, Clive (Australia) (Researcher)
  • Evans, Mariah (Australia) (Researcher)
  • Haller, Max (Austria) (Researcher)
  • Hoellinger, Franz (Austria) (Researcher)
  • Dimova, Lilia (Agency for Social Analyses, Sofia, Bulgaria) (Researcher)
  • Cermáková, Marie (Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic) (Researcher)
  • Mohler, Peter Ph. (ZUMA, Mannheim, Germany, Zentralarchiv für Empirische Sozialforschung, University of Cologne, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Jowell, Roger (Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Brook, Lindsay (Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Park, Alison (Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Ahrendt, Daphne (Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Kolosi, Tamás (TARKI, Budapest, Hungary) (Researcher)
  • Lewin-Epstein, Noah (Israel) (Researcher)
  • Yuchtman-Yaar, Eppie (Israel) (Researcher)
  • Calvi, Gabriele (Italy) (Researcher)
  • Tsuji, Tomohiro (Japan) (Researcher)
  • Becker, Jos (SCP - Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Netherlands) (Researcher)
  • Jowell, Roger (Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Brook, Lindsay (Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Dowds, Lizanne (Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Ahrendt, Daphne (Northern Ireland) (Researcher)
  • Noack, Turid (Statistics Norway, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Skrede, K. (Institute of Applied Social Research, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Thagaard, Tove (Department of Sociology, University of Oslo, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Cichomski, Bogdan (Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland) (Researcher)
  • Sawinski, Zbigniew (Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland) (Researcher)
  • Khakhulina, Ludmilla (Russia) (Researcher)
  • Tos, Niko (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Diez-Medrano, Juan (CIS (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas), Spain) (Researcher)
  • Davis, James A. (NORC, USA) (Researcher)
  • Smith, Tom W. (NORC, USA) (Researcher)
  • Carleton University Survey Centre, Canada (Researcher)
  • Social Science Research Center UCD and Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Ireland (Researcher)
  • Gendall. Philip (Researcher)
  • NSD, Bergen, Norway (Researcher)
  • Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines (Researcher)
  • St. Svallfors, Department of Sociology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden (Researcher)
  • ISSS/A, Research School of Social Sciences, AustralianNational University, in conjunction with Datacol, Australia (Data Collector)
  • Fessel + GfK-Institut, Austria (Data Collector)
  • Infratest, Munich and Infratest Burke, Berlin, Germany (Data Collector)
  • EURISKO, Italy (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Department of Marketing, Massey University, New Zealand (Data Collector)
  • Policy and Planning Research Unit (PPRU), Belfast, Northern Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines (Data Collector)
  • Center of Field Research (ORBS) at the Institute of Philosophyand Sociology, Polish Academy of Science, Poland (Data Collector)
  • VCIOM, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Sweden, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, NORC, USA (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    The significance of family and changing sex roles. Topics: attitude to employment of women (scale); attitude to role distribution of man and woman; importance of personal employment; preferred extent of employment of women during various stages of child raising; preferred measures to care for babies of working couples; attitude to partnership, marriage and divorce; attitude to single fathers and mothers; ideal number of children; attitude to children (scale); preference for divorce or continuation of a disturbed marriage; employment of mother during childhood of respondent; today´s contact with mother; personal divorces; earlier divorce of present partner; marital status of respondent; attitude to paid maternity leave; judgement on financial support when both partners work; attitude to abortion; attitude to pre-marital sexual relations and sexual relations of young people under 16 years; attitude to extra-marital sexual relations and homosexual relations; personal effect of sexual harassment at work; partner or respondent as manager of household income; division of housework between man and woman (scale); employment of both spouses and income differences; extent of employment during various stages of child raising; living together with a partner; employment in civil service; time worked each week; superior function; religiousness; self-classification of social class; union membership; party preference. In some selected countries the following questions were also posed: number of sex partners in the last year or in the last 5 years; total number of sex partners since the 18th year of life; familial or occupational relation with sex partners; sex of sex partner; paid sex; frequency of sexual intercourse in the last year; extra-marital partner.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-02 / 1996-01
    Australia December 1993 to October 1994 FRG February to May 1994 Bulgaria March 1995 Great Britain May to July 1994 Ireland March 1994 Israel December 1994 Italy June to July 1994 Japan January 1994 Canada February 1993 to March 1994 New Zealand September to November 1994 Netherlands October 1994 to January 1995 Northern Ireland spring 1994 Norway March to June 1994 Austria December 1995 to January 1996 Philippines December 1994 Poland May to June 1994 Russia August 1994 Sweden February to May 1994 Slovenia October to November 1993 Spain September 1994 Czech Republic September 1994 Hungary May to June 1994 USA February to April 1994
Geographic Coverage
  • Australia (AU)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Israel (IL)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Canada (CA)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 years old and older (in FRG, GB, IR); in Austria and in the Netherlands 16 years
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Interview
  • Self-administered questionnaire
  • Mail, written as well as oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 33590
    Number of Variables: 196
The number of casesfor the individual countries were: Australia 1779 Mail survey FRG 3421 Questionnaire to be filled out as drop-off after an oral survey Bulgaria 1126 Oral survey Great Britain 993 Questionnaire to be filled out subsequent to an oral survey Ireland 938 Oral survey Israel 1287 Oral survey Italy 1021 Oral survey Japan 1307 Oral survey Canada 1987 Questionnaire to be filled out as drop-off after an oral survey New Zealand 1047 Mail survey Netherlands 1968 Oral survey Northern Ireland 647 Questionnaire to be filled out as drop-off after an oral survey Norway 2087 Mail survey Austria 977 Oral survey Philippines1200 Oral survey Poland 1597 Oral survey Russia 1998 Written survey under supervision Sweden 1272 Mail survey Slovenia 1032 Oral survey Spain 2494 Oral survey Czech Republic 1024 Oral survey Hungary 1500 Oral survey USA 1447 Written survey as part of the GSS questionnaire
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2620 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 190 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

ISSP Research Group (1997): International Social Survey Programme: Family and Changing Gender Roles II - ISSP 1994. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.