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ZA0173: Studies and Professional History of Former Students of Sociology

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Kunz, Gerhard; Künzel, Renate (1961): Studies and Professional History of Former Students of Sociology. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0173 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0173
TitleStudies and Professional History of Former Students of Sociology
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1961)
Date of Collection1961 - 1961
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Kunz, Gerhard - Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
  • Künzel, Renate - Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • GESIS - Distributor
  • GESIS - HostingInstitution


AbstractOccupational development of former sociology students and their attitude to the study of sociology. Topics: Social mobility; occupation plans at the start and during studies; scientific areas of interest; benefit of sociological training for occupational development; work satisfaction; change of job; career chances; assessment of potential fields of work for sociologists; actual and desired professional image of the sociologist; attitude to introduction of a degree as graduate economist with sociology as main focus; ideas about raising children and educational goals of the universities; attitude to studies in general; evaluation of various of forms of knowledge acquisition during studies; degree; memberships; religiousness. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; religious training; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; type of company; social origins; regional origins.
Categories Categories
  • Occupation, Profession
Topics Topics
  • 1.5 Employment
  • 3.6 Post-compulsory education


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseStudents who completed one or more examinations in sociology at the University of Cologne in the time from winter semester 49/50 to winter semester 59/60
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Total universe/Complete enumeration
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Mail survey
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorForschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln
Date of Collection
  • 1961

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

Number of Units: 173
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • König, Rene: Die Berufsmöglichkeiten des Soziologen. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 14, 1962, S. 286 - 314
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