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|Title:||Opinions and Attitudes of Senior Girls, 1973|
|Depositor:||Hall, J.F., Social Science Research Council. Survey Unit|
Abrams, M., Social Science Research Council. Survey Unit
Hall, J.F., Social Science Research Council. Survey Unit
|Other acknowledgements:||SU ; 7301|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The purpose of this survey was to measure the aspirations and attitudes of senior girls in a public school in the South of England.
Amount of spending money each week and how spent, regular newspaper/magazine readership, type of article preferred in school journal, society affiliation, subjects taken at 'O' and 'A' level, most/least interesting subjects, opinion of specialisation. Most/least important school objectives (e.g. do well in exams, develop personality), intentions after leaving school, career preferences, expected career at age 30, ideal success aspirations, whether likely to be achieved. Whether believes parents are over-possessive, whether weekends should be spent on homework/relaxation/social activity. Attitudes to various social and political issues (e.g. Socialism, abortion, Women's Liberation, capital punishment (Wilson and Patterson 'conservatism' scale). Questions also measured belief in the 'preservation of the status quo' and a 'jaundiced view of life' attitude (Himmelweit), extraversion/intraversion, and neuroticism (Eysenck), attitude to various forms of protest action, whether overprivileged/underprivileged groups exist in Britain and possible remedies.
Semantic differential scales also measured 'self-perception' and 'general life affect'.
Parent's education, number of siblings, position in family.
|Dates of fieldwork:||1973|
All girls in fourth form and upwards in a girls' public school in Southern England
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
No sampling (total universe)
|Number of units:||213 (target) 213 (obtained)|
|Method of data collection:||
|Weighting:||No information recorded|
|ABORTION (INDUCED)||ADVANCED LEVEL EXAMINATIONS||AGE|
|ASTROLOGY||ATTITUDES||BIRTH CONTROL METHODS|
|BIRTH ORDER||CAREER DEVELOPMENT||CENSORSHIP|
|CINEMA ATTENDANCE||CLOTHING||COEDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS|
|CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION||CORPORAL PUNISHMENT||COSMETICS USE|
|DEATH PENALTY||DISC RECORDINGS||DIVORCE|
|EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND||EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES||EDUCATIONAL RULES|
|ENGLAND||EQUAL OPPORTUNITY||EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY|
|FAMILY ROLES||FATHERS||FIELDS OF STUDY|
|MARRIAGE||MILITARY SERVICE||MODERN ART|
|OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE||OCCUPATIONS||ORDINARY LEVEL EXAMINATIONS|
|PARENT ATTITUDE||PARENTAL SUPERVISION||PARTICIPATION|
|PATRIOTISM||PERIODICALS READERSHIP||PERSONAL EFFICACY|
|RACISM||RELIGIOUS BEHAVIOUR||RELIGIOUS DOCTRINES|
|SAVINGS||SCHOOL CLUBS||SCHOOL UNIFORM|
|SIBLINGS||SOCIAL ATTITUDES||SOCIAL CONFORMITY|
|SOCIAL DROP-OUTS||SOCIAL INEQUALITY||SOCIAL PROTEST|
|WOMEN'S RIGHTS||WORKING MOTHERS|
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|First edition:||01 January 1977|
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By principal investigator(s):
Abrams, M. and Hall, J., (1973) `Opinions and attitudes of senior girls'. Unpublished paper, SSRC Survey Unit.
Resulting from secondary analysis: