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After the fall of the wall life courses in the transformation of East Germany

After the fall of the wall life courses in the transformation of East Germany

Author: Martin Diewald
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. Stanford Univ. Press 2006
Series: Studies in social inequality
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Through careful examination of the lives of East Germans in the decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this book details how a very sudden and very radical system change alters the interweaving of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Diewald
ISBN: 9780804752084 0804752087
OCLC Number: 237216491
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 339 - 372
Description: XX, 380 S. graph. Darst. 25 cm
Contents: Contents @toc4:Contributors xxx List of Figures and Tables xxx Preface xxx @toc2:chapter one After the Fall of the Wall. Living Through the Post-Socialist Transformation in East Germany xxx @tocca:Karl Ulrich Mayer @toc2:chapter two Society of Departure: The German Democratic Republic xxx @tocca:Karl Ulrich Mayer @toc2:chapter three A "Ready-Made State": The Mode of Institutional Transition in East Germany After 1989 xxx @tocca:Anne Goedicke @toc2:chapter four Old Assets--New Liabilities? How Did Individual Characteristics Contribute to Labor Market Success or Failure After 1989 xxx @tocca:Martin Diewald, Heike Solga, Anne Goedicke @toc2:chapter five Firms and Fortune. The Consequences of Privatization and Reorganization xxx @tocca:Anne Goedicke @toc2:chapter six Lost in Transformation? Disparities of Gender and Age xxx @tocca:Heike Trappe @toc2:chapter seven The Rise of Meritocracy? Class Mobility in East Germany Before and After 1989 xxx @tocca:Heike Solga @toc2:chapter eight Family Formation in Times of Abrupt Social and Economic Change xxx @tocca:Johannes Huinink, Michaela Kreyenfeld @toc2:chapter nine Community Lost or Freedom Gained? Changes of Social Networks After 1989 xxx @tocca:Martin Diewald, Jorg Ludicke @toc2:chapter ten Spirals of Success and Failure? The Interplay of Control Beliefs and Working Lives in the Transition from Planned to Market Economy xxx @tocca:Martin Diewald @toc2:chapter eleven Comparing Paths of Transition. Employment Opportunities and Earnings in East Germany and Poland During the First Ten Years of the Transformation Process xxx @tocca:Martin Diewald, Bogdan Mach @toc2:chapter twelve The Quest for a Double Transformation. Trends of Flexibilization in the Labor Markets of East and West Germany xxx @tocca:Martin Diewald @toc2:chapter thirteen Unusual Turbulences--Unexpected Continuities. Transformation Life Courses in Retrospective xxx @tocca:Karl Ulrich Mayer, Martin Diewald, Anne Goedicke @toc4:Appendix: The East German Life History Study xxx Notes xxx References xxx Index xxx
Series Title: Studies in social inequality
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