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作者 Madar©Øasz, Jeannette Z., 1973-
書名 Working in East Germany [electronic resource] : normality in a socialist dictatorship, 1961-79 / Jeannette Z. Madar©Øasz
出版項 Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
國際標準書號 9780230625662
0230625665
國際標準號碼 10.1057/9780230625662 doi
book jacket
說明 xi, 206 p
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-203) and index
Introduction: Life in a Socialist Dictatorship -- Economic Politics and Company Culture -- Transformatorenwerk Berlin: Success and Failure -- Berliner Gl©·uhlampenwerk: Working and Living Conditions -- Er©œdlverarbeitungswerk Schwedt: Privileged within a Shortage Economy -- Halbleiterwerk Frankfurt/Oder: Falling Behind the Times -- Chemiefaserwerk Premnitz: Creating a Home for Thousands -- Conflicts and Solutions -- Conclusion: Normality in the GDR
Life in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was shaped by a workingpopulation which accommodated the Communist Party's expectations but also forced modifications of central policy. Over time, changes in normative behaviour accompanied the integration of state and society. However, growing resentment towards an overbearing state triggered the searchfor individual fulfillment, which undermined the Marxist principle of collectiveness. Disilllusionment led to the developments of the 1980s and, eventually, to the collapse of the socialist dictatorship. This process was marked by the fact that a specific socio-political environmenthad been created over the years. In this socialist normality, East Germans had worked and lived in ways that differed from the lives of theirWestern brothers and sisters. Nevertheless, it had seemed 'normal' to most (but certainly not all) citizens of the GDR, which explains the ongoing phenomenon of nostalgia for a dictatorship that shot people for simply wanting to leave
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
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鏈接 Original 0230001602 9780230001602 (DLC) 2006046068 (OCoLC)70063083
主題 Working class -- Political activity -- Germany (East) -- History
Socialism -- Germany (East) -- History
Germany (East) -- Economic conditions
Arbeiders. gtt
Economische structuur. gtt
Bedrijfscultuur. gtt
Dagelijks leven. gtt
Leefsituatie. gtt
Arbeidsomstandigheden. gtt
DDR. gtt
Electronic books. local
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