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Fighting for partnership : labor and politics in unified Germany

Author: Lowell Turner
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998.
Series: Cornell studies in political economy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lowell Turner has extensively researched the German transformation in the 1990s. Indeed, in 1993 he was at the factory gates at Siemens in Rostock for the first major strike in post-Cold War eastern Germany. In that strike, and in a series of other incisively analyzed workplace and job developments in eastern Germany, he shows the remarkable resilience and flexibility of the German social partnership and the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, Lowell.
Fighting for partnership.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607056280
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell Turner
ISBN: 0801434866 9780801434860 0801484839 9780801484834
OCLC Number: 38132613
Description: x, 195 ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The East in Open Conflict: The Great Strike of 1993 --
1. Social Partnership at the Crossroads: Unified Germany in a World Transformed --
2. Worlds Apart, Thrown Together: New Institutions and Economic Collapse --
3. Transformation in the East: Labor-Management Case Studies, 1990-1995 --
4. Crisis, Modernization, and the Resilience of Social Partnership --
5. Renewed Conflict in the West, 1993-1994 --
6. Permanent Crisis? Social Partnership in the European and Global Economy, 1995-1997 --
7. Institutional Change in Turbulent Markets --
Epilogue: From Rostock to Bonn.
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy.
Responsibility: Lowell Turner.

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West Germany from 1949 to 1990 was a story of virtually unparalleled political and economic success. This economic miracle incorporated a well-functioning political democracy, expanded to include a  Read more...

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