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ZA0234: Social Structure of German Sport Youth

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Citation Citation Lüschen, Günther (1958): Social Structure of German Sport Youth. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0234 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0234
TitleSocial Structure of German Sport Youth
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1958)
Date of Collection1958 - 1958
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Lüschen, Günther - Deutsche Sporthochschule, Köln


AbstractSituation in life, social structure and moral concepts among young members of sport clubs. Topics: Leisure activities and athletic activities; length of club membership; influence of parents on organization of leisure time; upbringing and socialization; characterization of athletic characteristics; personal athletic successes; interest in club functions; personal situation in occupation and school; visit to cultural events; models; preferred music, literature, films and painting; social integration; relationship with the older generation; attitude to church; religiousness; reference person; pocket-money; political interest; consumption of semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol; possession of durable consumer goods; social origins; course of health; criteria in the selection of spouse and preferred age for marriage; reading habits. Demography: age; sex; marital status; family composition; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; social origins; city size; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; media usage.
Categories Categories
  • Leisure
Topics Topics
  • 5.1 Leisure, tourism and sport
  • 13.6 Youth


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
UniverseSport club members. Age: 15-25.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Two-stage stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Written survey
Data CollectorDeutsche Sporthochschule, Koeln
Date of Collection
  • 1958

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 1879
Number of Variables: 98
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Lüschen, Günther: Soziale Schichtung und soziale Mobilität bei jungen Sportlern. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 15, 1963, S. 74 - 93
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