ISSP 1997 - Work orientations II: Sweden

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1997 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. The topic of 1997 was 'Work orientations'.

The respondents were asked if they wanted to spend more or less time on gainful employment, housework, family, friends, and leisure activities. They could also state if they agreed or not with a number of statements concerning work in general. A number of questions concerned how important different factors are for work, and the situation at the respondent's workplace. Respondents also had to give their opinion on the sabbatical year. Socio-economic background information includes occupation, trade union affiliation, education, housing, income, marital status, spouse's occupation and income, number of children, citizenship of parents, and political preferences.

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1997 inve

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Subject area

Employment, Working conditions (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)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0722

Description

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1997 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. The topic of 1997 was 'Work orientations'.

The respondents were asked if they wanted to spend more or less time on gainful employment, housework, family, friends, and leisure activities. They could also state if they agreed or not with a number of statements concerning work in general. A number of questions concerned how important different factors are for work, and the situation at the respondent's workplace. Respondents also had to give their opinion on the sabbatical year. Socio-economic background information includes occupation, trade union affiliation, education, housing, income, marital status, spouse's occupation and income, number of children, citizenship of parents, and political preferences.

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1997 inve

... Show more..

Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1997-02 — 1997-05

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

National area (NUTS2)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-75 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

Employment, Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Edlund, J., & Svallfors, S. (1997) ISSP 1997 - Work Orientation II. Codebook for machine-readable datafile. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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2009-08-28
https://doi.org/10.5878/001604

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Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). <em>ISSP 1997 - Work orientations II: Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001604">https://doi.org/10.5878/001604</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - 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: 1997-02 — 1997-05

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

126

Number of individuals/objects

1276

Response rate/participation rate

68.4

Published: 1999-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-18