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ZA1086: Effects of Unemployment among Women (Panel)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1981): Effects of Unemployment among Women (Panel). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1086 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1086
TitleEffects of Unemployment among Women (Panel)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1981)
Date of Collection06.1978 - 11.1978
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin


AbstractJudgement on the problems of unemployment and the function of occupation and job from of the perspective of unemployed and employed women as well as among housewives. Topics: reasons and length of unemployment; work orientation; roll of occupation versus roll of housewife; functions of occupation and job; burdens from unemployment; circle of friends; assessment of social situation; future expectations; personality structure; responsibility for unemployment; political conduct; party ties; trust in the political parties; life style; family; leisure time; partner conflicts; conflicts in child-raising; sport engagement; assessment of the situation in the job market; willingness to make concessions; mobility; activities for re-employment; experiences with the employment office. Demography: age; marital status; school and occupational training; household structure; further education; employment of mother and head of household; net income; supports; employment; interest in politics; party preference; political discussions; party membership. Also encoded were: size of municipality class; date of interview; length of interview; cooperation of respondent.
Categories Categories
  • Work and Industry
Topics Topics
  • 1.4 In-job training
  • 1.5 Employment
  • 13.4 Gender and gender roles


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseUnemployed, employed and housewives
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Non-probability: Quota
3 samples were drawn (unemployed, employed and housewives) according to the quota characteristics age, marital status and vocational training. The quota allocation corresponded to the structure analysis of the Bundesanstalt fuer Arbeit {Employment Office} of September 1977.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorINFRATEST, Muenchen
Date of Collection
  • 06.1978 - 11.1978

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

NotesOf the 2499 respondents of the first wave (June 1978 to July 1978) 1590 could be interviewed a second time in November. Further studies on unemployment are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1083 to 1085.
Number of Units: 2499
Number of Variables: 944
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


  • Heinemann, Klaus; Röhrig, Peter; Stadie, Rolf: Arbeitslose Frauen im Spannungsfeld von Erwerbstätigkeit und Hausfrauenrolle: Bd. 1 Analysen; Bd. 2 Datendokumentation. Melle: Verlag Ernst Knoth 1980. (Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Forschungsbericht 10 und 11).
  • Heinemann, Klaus; Röhrig, Peter; Stadie, Rolf: Arbeitslose Frauen: Zwischen Erwerbstätigkeit und Hausfrauenrolle. Eine empirische Untersuchung. Weinheim: Beltz 1983.
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