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Author Fulbrook, Mary, 1951-

Title The people's state : East German society from Hitler to Honecker / Mary Fulbrook
Edition First paperback edition
Published New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [2005]
©2005

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Description xiv, 350 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1 Introduction: The people's paradox 1 -- Part I Visions of the good society -- (and how they were not realised in practice) -- 2 The East German social revolution: Violence, utopia and -- consumer socialism 23 -- 3 Citizens at home 49 -- 4 Citizens at play: Leisure 66 -- 5 Matters of life and death 89 -- 6 Youth 115 -- 7 Gender 141 -- Part II Class in a classless society: Power, work and social inequality -- 8 The withering away of the state? Ruling elites 179 -- 9 Cultural capital: From bourgeoisie to socialist intelligentsia 195 -- 10 The un-making of the German working class -- (and peasantry) 213 -- Part III The participatory dictatorship -- 11 The honeycomb state: The benign and malign diffusion -- of power 235 -- 12 In place of a public sphere? 'Discussions', cultures and -- subcultures 250 -- 13 The people's own voices? The culture of complaint and 269 -- the privatisation of protest -- Conclusion -- 14 Conclusion: From Nazis to Ossis? 291
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [330]-338) and index
Subject Socialism and culture -- Germany (East)
Socialism and society.
Socialism and youth -- Germany (East)
Germany (East) -- History.
Germany (East) -- Social conditions.
Germany (East) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 2005932990
ISBN 0300108842 (cl. : alk. paper)
Other Titles East German society from Hitler to Honecker