ISSP 1994 - Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden

This study is part of the collection ISSP - International Social Survey Programme

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Eva Sundström - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This is the Swedish part of the 1994 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and this is the second time ISSP focuses on the significance of family and changing gender roles.

Questions cover the respondents attitude to employment of women and the role distribution of man and woman. Other questions deal with how much women should work outside the home during various stages of child raising. The respondents also gave their opinions on different aspects of marriage, divorce and having children. The respondents reported if their own mother worked during their childhood and stated their present contacts with their mother. Other questions deal with personal divorces and earlier divorce of present partner. Married persons were asked if they lived together with their partner before marriage and all respondents were asked if they ever did live together with partner without being married. Furthermore the respondents had to give their opinions on: paid maternity leave; financial benefits for child care; right to free abortion; sexual relations before marriage; sexual relations under the age of 16;

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ISSP 1994 Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Eva Sundström - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0481

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1994 investigating Family and Changing Gender Roles.

Description:

This is the Swedish part of the 1994 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and this is the second time ISSP focuses on the significance of family and changing gender roles.

Questions cover the respondents attitude to employment of women and the role distribution of man and woman. Other questions deal with how much women should work outside the home during various stages of child raising. The respondents also gave their opinions on different aspects of marriage, divorce and having children. The respondents reported if their own mother worked during their childhood and stated their present contacts with their mother. Other questions deal with personal divorces and earlier divorce of present partner. Married persons were asked if they lived together with their partner before marriage and all respondents were asked if they ever did live together with partner without being married. Furthermore the respondents had to give their opinions on: paid maternity leave; financial benefits for child care; right to free abortion; sexual relations before marriage; sexual relations under the age of 16;

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Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1994-02-01 — 1994-05-31

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

National area (NUTS2)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-74 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Publications

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Edlund, J., Sundström, E., & Svallfors, S. (1994) Attitudes towards family and gender roles - A Swedish survey : codebook for machine-readable datafile. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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Version 2.0:

2011-03-01 doi:10.5878/001596

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Version 1.1:

2009-08-28 doi:10.5878/001595

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Version 1.0:

1995-04-20 doi:10.5878/001594

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ISSP 1994 Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden

ISSP 1994 - Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden

Citation:

Jonas Edlund, Stefan Svallfors, Eva Sundström. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2011). ISSP 1994 - Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001596

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-03 — 1994-05

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

118

Number of individuals/objects:

1272

Response rate/participation rate:

74,0%