Daten zum Projekt

How does physical and social distancing following the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic affect family life? Focus on the parent-child relationship and child maltreatment.

Initiative: Corona Crisis and Beyond – Perspectives for Science, Scholarship and Society (beendet)
Bewilligung: 09.12.2020
Laufzeit: 1 Jahr 6 Monate


The objective of this project is to advance the understanding of how the parent-child-relationship is affected by the physical/social distancing measures imposed to contain the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Based on a representative survey of families with children under 16 years of age, the study aims to reveal risks and protective factors that may inform decision-making and policies regarding child welfare in Germany.


  • Prof. Dr. Karin Zimmer

    Universität Vechta
    Bildungs- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften