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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Subject area

Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Gender and gender roles, Family life and marriage (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Umeå University, Department of Sociology

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

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

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

Subject area

Equality, inequality and social exclusion, Gender and gender roles, Family life and marriage (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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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ISSP 1994 - Family and changing gender roles II: Sweden

Suggested citation

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

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

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

Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

118

Number of individuals/objects

1272

Response rate/participation rate

74

Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-12-16