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

Author: Martin Diewald; Anne Goedicke; Karl Ulrich Mayer
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Studies in social inequality.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
After the fall of the wall.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)654803880
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Diewald; Anne Goedicke; Karl Ulrich Mayer
ISBN: 0804752087 9780804752084 9780804752084
OCLC Number: 65201281
Description: xx, 380 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: After the fall of the wall : living through the post-socialist transformation in East Germany / Karl Ulrich Mayer --
Society of departure : the German Democratic Republic / Karl Ulrich Mayer --
A "ready-made state" : the mode of institutional transition in East Germany after 1989 / Anne Goedicke --
Old assets, new liabilities? How did individual characteristics contribute to labor market success or failure after 1989? / Martin Diewald, Heike Solga, Anne Goedicke --
Firms and fortune : the consequences of privatization and reorganization / Anne Goedicke --
Lost in transformation? Disparities of gender and age / Heike Trappe --
The rise of meritocracy? Class mobility in East Germany before and after 1989 / Heike Solga --
Family formation in times of abrupt social and economic change / Johannes Huinink, Michaela Kreyenfeld --
Community lost or freedom gained? Changes of social networks after 1989 / Martin Diewald, Jörg Lüdicke --
Spirals of success and failure? The interplay of control beliefs and working lives in the transition from planned to market economy / Martin Diewald --
Comparing paths of transition : employment opportunities and earnings in East Germany and Poland during the first ten years of the transformation process / Martin Diewald, Bogdan Mach --
The quest for a double transformation : trends of flexibilization in the labor markets of East and West Germany / Martin Diewald --
Unusual turbulences--unexpected continuities : transformation life courses in retrospective / Martin Diewald, Anne Goedicke, Karl Ulrich Mayer.
Series Title: Studies in social inequality.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Diewald, Anne Goedicke, and Karl Ulrich Mayer.
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