Dataset: Family and Changing Gender Roles III - ISSP 2002


Family and gender roles.

attitude towards employment of mothers and married women; role distribution of man and woman in occupation and household; preferred extent of employment for women during different stages of child raising; attitudes towards marriage, single-parenting, cohabitation before marriage, and divorce; views on the significance of children in life; views on paid maternity leave and on financial aid for working parents; management of income in marriage or partnership; allocation of duties in the household and in family matters; time budget for housekeeping and sharing of housekeeping for both partners; frequency of disagreement about the sharing of housekeeping; decision making in matters of child raising, weekend activities and buying major things for home; principal earner (partner with higher income); stress caused by family, work and household duties (scale); estimation of general personal happiness; satisfaction with employment situation and family life; employment of mother during childhood of respondent; employment in various phases of child raising.

sex; age, marital status; living together with a partner; years of school education and highest degree; type and time extent of occupation activity; occupation (ISCO-88-Code); working in private or public sector; occupational self-employment and number of employees; supervising function at work; size of household; composition of household; current employment status of spouse; partner employed in public service; working hours per week of partner; union membership; family income; party affiliation and election behaviour; self-classification on a left-right-continuum; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; self-placement of social status; self-classification on a top-bottom-scale.

Also encoded was:
region; rural or urban area; size of community; ethnic identification; mode of data collection.

Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Variable Groups

Full Title

Family and Changing Gender Roles III - ISSP 2002

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Date of Production



Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Questionaire (English source)

Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Questionaire (Danish)

Technical Report


Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences


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