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ZA1377: German for Young Turks

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Deeley, Eleanor C. (1986): German for Young Turks. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1377 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1377
TitleGerman for Young Turks
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1986)
Date of Collection06.1984 - 06.1984
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Deeley, Eleanor C. - Institut für angewandte Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • GESIS - Distributor
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AbstractAutostereotype and heterostereotype of Turkish school children in Cologne junior high schools. Topics: length of stay in the Federal Republic; attendance at a preparation class; length of daily homework; school and discipline; participation in class trip; personal attitude and assumed attitude of Germans to common or separate school attendance of German children and children of guest workers; nationality of teachers; knowledge of Turkish by German teachers; classification of the relationship to the teacher as well as to Turkish and German classmates; structure of circle of friends; place of getting to know friends; desire for more contact with Germans; reasons for possible lack of contact; detailed assessment of knowledge of German and Turkish by respondent as well as father and mother; participation of parents in a German course; watching Turkish or German videofilms; radio and television habits; frequency of listening to the radio language course ´German for young Turks´ in one´s family; degree of familiarity of the language course in personal surroundings; source of information about the language course; assessment of the truth content of information spread by the media; personal interest in German customs and assumed interest of Germans in Turkish traditions; autostereotype of Turks and heterostereotype of Germans; actual as well as preferred housing situation, measured on proportion of foreigners in an apartment house; proportion of foreigners in one´s residential area; place for leisure activities; primary communication difficulties with authorities; reference person; significance of nationality of future spouse; judgement of parents on personal adjustment conduct; contentment with life; interest in German citizenship; year of arrival of parents in the FRG; invitation of parents to a visit with Germans; general judgement on Turks by Germans; judgement on the future of Turks in the Federal Republic Germany; personal decision to remain in the Federal Republic or return to Turkey. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; age and number of siblings; number of siblings born in Germany; part of town in Cologne; year in which father or mother came to Germany; occupational position of father, age of mother (classified); employment of mother. Interviewer rating: date; school form; year of school; preparation class; number of schoolchildren in the class; number of Turkish schoolchildren in the class; other foreign schoolchildren in the class; part of town in Cologne where the school is.
Categories Categories
  • Education, School Systems
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 9.3 Language and linguistics
  • 13.6 Youth
  • 13.9 Social exclusion


Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW), Cologne
UniverseTurkish schoolchildren in junior high schools in the municipal area of Cologne. The age of the schoolchildren was about 14 to 18 years.
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Multi-stage proportional stratified (according to proportion of Turks in the schools) sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Written survey in a group situation
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorFORSA, Gesellschaft fuer Sozialforschung und statistische Analysen, Koeln
Date of Collection
  • 06.1984

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
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesSurvey unit: students### The questionnaire was written in the Turkish language. A survey of German schoolchildren is archived under ZA Study No. 1378.
Number of Units: 483
Number of Variables: 245
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


  • Deeley, Eleanor C.: Akzeptanz des WDR-Sprachkurses "Deutsch für junge Türken". Köln: FORSA Forschungsbericht 1984.
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