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Social metadata

The third type of data presented in the corpus is based on a social metadata questionnaire and observation.
The questionnaire is comprised of the following information:

  • General demographic information (sex, age, etc.)
  • Occupation of interviewees and their close relatives (father, mother and partner) (according to ISCO, ILO 2008 and PCS, INSEE 2003)
  • Education level of interviewees and their close relatives (father, mother and partner)
  • Socio-economic indicators such as housing situation, neighborhood, vacation type, interviewees’ income and possessions such as household, basic or luxury goods
  • Interviewees’ dwelling occupancy index (INSEE, 2005)
  • Interviewees’ lifestyle such as favorite types of leisure, media, clothing, values

Another piece of information concerning the social status of interviewees was collected through the observation of clothing, appearance, speech register, etc.