International Social Survey Program: Family and Changing Sex Roles, 1988 (ICPSR 34850)

Principal Investigator(s): International Social Survey Program (ISSP)


This collection, the fourth module in the ISSP series, contains data from Austria, the Federal Republic of Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Great Britain, and the United States. Questions asked of respondents focused on the family and changing sex roles. Respondents were asked for their views on women working outside the home (especially working mothers), childcare arrangements and child rearing practices, marriage, family structure and composition, and divorce. Demographic data on respondents, such as age, sex, race, ethnic identity, employment, income, marital status, education, religion, political affiliation, voting behavior, trade union membership, and household size, also were recorded. Information gathered about each person in the household includes sex, age, and relationship to the respondent.

Access Notes

Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    attitudes, child care, child rearing, divorce, domestic responsibilities, families, family structure, gender roles, marriage, public opinion, working mothers, working women

Geographic Coverage:    Austria, Germany, Global, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, United States

Time Period:   

  • 1988--1989

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.