Men’s lives (project profile)
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Men's lives

Men’s lives

Project profile

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Project team

Project management
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Helfferich
Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut der
Kontaktstelle für praxisorientierte Forschung e.V.
Evangelische Fachhochschule Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Essbach
Institut für Soziologie, University of Freiburg

Collaborators
Heike Klindworth, Dipl.-Biol.
Silvia Krumm, M.A. Soz.
Dr. Jan Kruse
Rainer Wagner
Dr. Wolfgang Walter
Holger Wunderlich, Dipl.-Soz.-Wiss.

Co-operation partner
Prof. Kurt Starke
Forschungsstelle für Partner- und Sexualforschung (Research centre for relationship and sexuality research), Leipzig

Prof. Reinhold Schwarz
Dr. Steffi Riedl
Dr. Jochen Ernst
Institut für Arbeits- und Sozialmedizin (Institute for occupational and social medicine), University of Leipzig

Prof. Peter Strohmeier
Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Ruhrgebietsforschung (Centre for interdisciplinary Ruhr-region research)

 

Client

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung
Maarweg 149-161
50825 Cologne
Germany
Tel.: 0221 8992-0
Fax: 0221 8992-300
www.bzga.de

 

Research institution

Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut der
Kontaktstelle für praxisorientierte Forschung e.V.(SoFFI K.)
Evangelische Fachhochschule Freiburg
Buggingerstrasse 38
79114 Freiburg
Germany
Tel.: 0761 478126-90
Fax: 0761 478126-99
www.efh-freiburg.de/soffi

 

Survey period

Telephone survey: autumn 2002
Face-to-face-interview: autumn/winter 2002

 

Target group

Men aged between 25 and 54 in Gelsenkirchen, Freiburg, Freiburg hinterland and Leipzig

 

Samples

Telephone survey: n = 1,503; random sample with age quotas
Face-to-face-interview: n = 102: contrasting sample configuration from the four regions

 

Methodological approach/research design

First survey step
Standardized telephone survey;
  • Instrument/execution: standardized questionnaire, telephone interviews
  • Contents of the questionnaire: reproductive resumé with information about children from the current or previous relationships, planned/unplanned pregnancies, pregnancy terminations
  • Evaluation with the statistics programmes SAS/SPSS

Second survey step
Qualitative-biographical survey;
  • Instrument/execution: themed interviews with narrative passages, face-to-face-interviews, audio recordings, transcription
  • Contents of the interview: biographical accounts starting from childhood, addressing the aspects of family/relationships, work, contraception, pregnancies, fertility problems, attitude questions
  • Evaluation: hermeneutic and content-analytical