Equal Rights for Women and Men 1993

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • IPOS, Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim
  • Bundesministerium für Frauen und Jugend, Bonn
Publication Date
  • IPOS, Institut fuer praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the situation of women in employment and family. concepts and desires on equal rights. Topics: judgement on politicians as parliamentary representatives; attitude to personal political involvement and political consciousness (scale); personal opinion leadership; fair share of life; judgement on personal economic situation; importance of areas of life; compatibility of employment and family; general attitude to leave for new parent for fathers and attitude to taking advantage of such a leave for new parent in one´s own family; father or mother as primarily responsible for child care and raising children; judgement on development of children in full-time kindergarten or otherwise outside of the family; satisfaction with kindergarten situation; importance of economic independence of women; attitude to marriage as institution; perceived discrimination against women at work; attitude to this discrimination; attitude to women in male occupations, women as superiors and as colleagues; importance of occupational success for men or women; assessment of equal pay and judgement on career chances of men and women; adequate realization of equal rights; realization of equal rights as individual or government task; knowledge of or attitude to the equal status authorities or women´s offices; attitude to more women in leading positions in politics and business; attitude to a quota of women; attitude to making it easier to re-enter the job market and occupational support measures for women; preference for part-time work; most able party in questions of equal rights; party preference; interest in politics; women in one´s circle of friends who are beaten by their husbands (violence in marriage); necessity of personal intervention in such a case; most important factors for restricted leisure opportunities; personal athletic activity and attendance at athletic or cultural events; main focus when watching television; frequency of reading and main focus of interests in daily newspapers; frequency of hikes and excursions; watching television; exercise of honorary social and charity activities; close persons whose job is endangered; living together with a partner; actual distribution of tasks for work in the household; satisfaction with this distribution of roles; person who should become more involved in the household; number of children; children in household; union membership; religiousness. Working couples were also asked: attitude of partner to one´s own employment; perceived stress through work in household. Respondents with pre-school age children were also asked the following questions: children in kindergarten facilities; type of child care facility. Respondents without children were also asked the following questions: desire for children and preferred number of children. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupational position; employment; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The German residential population between 16 and 69 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Two separate random samples (East and West)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire in Eastern Germany. Telephone interview in Western Germany
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2508
    Number of Variables: 151
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3027 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • IPOS: Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern: Wirklichkeit und Einstellungen in der Bevölkerung. Ergebnisse zweier repräsentativer Bevölkerungsumfragen. Mannheim: IPOS, November 1993.
  • Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS): Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern - Wirklichkeit und Einstellungen in der Bevölkerung 1994: Ergebnisse der zweiten repräsentativen Bevölkerungsumfrage zur Gleichberechtigung in Deutschland. Stuttgart, Berlin, Köln: Kohlhammer 1997. (Schriftenreihe des Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend, Band 117.2).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22