A Contemporary Perspective
This book, originally published in 1991, assesses how attitudes, political orientations and social values changed during the five decades after the Second World War. The case studies in the book focus on key ‘sites’ in political culture: in France, on the extreme right, the cinema, the impact of...
To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge
Women in Eastern Germany Since Unification
Since the unification of the DDR and the GDR, women living in the former East Germany have lost many of the advantages that came with a planned economy. This collection of essays examines the reinvented meaning of gender and the experience of East German women since unification....
Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge
Policy Agendas and Social Developments since Unification
The unification of Germany extended the economic and political system of the West to the East. This led to a "problematic normalization" as East Germans adjusted to uncertainties in employment, education, family life and immigration. This work considers the problems of the socialist legacy....
Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge
Social Transformation after the GDR
The transformation of east Germany since unification has wrought vast changes in the economy and in society and left deep scars as the types of social protection offered by the centralised socialism of the previous regime gave way to uncertainties and individualised life chances. Social...
Published March 30th 1999 by Routledge