Everyday Life at School and Political Consciousness

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bujok-Hohenauer, Eva (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • Kärtner, Georg (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • Leu, Hans R. (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • Salzmann, Wolfgang (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • Wahler, Peter (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
Publication Date
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
political attitude; political interest; dissatisfaction with politics; political activity; codetermination by pupils
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and everyday life at school for upper level schoolchildren. Topics: scales on the following topic areas: climate at school; student co-administration (SMV); attitude to political activities; image of left and right political groupings; image of society; social inequality; possibilities for political action; attitudes to government measures; achievement and competition; presence of politically active groups in the school and their influence on happenings in school; preferred political student group; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; desired contents of student newspaper; most important problem areas for the SMV. Demography: age (classified); sex; political interest; party preference; memberships in school and extra-school groups or organizations; school class and school type currently attended; grades on the last annual report card; school education of father; area of business of company at which father is or was employed; current or last occupational position of father; city size; size of school city; interest in studies and reasons for lack of interest.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-09
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    administrative district Cologne
Sampled Universe
Sample of upper level schoolchildren
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 474
Survey unit: students###
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1457 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Bujok-Hohenauer, Eva; Kärtner, Georg; Leu, Hans Rudolf; Wahler, Peter: Anpassung mit Distanz? In: Betrifft: Erziehung, April 1977, S. 25-27.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22