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Author Jarausch, Konrad Hugo.

Title The unfree professions : German lawyers, teachers, and engineers, 1900-1950 / Konrad H. Jarausch
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 352 pages)
Contents Abbreviations; Tables; 1. Professionalization German Style; I: PROFESSIONS IN CRISIS; II: PROFESSIONALS AS ACCOMPLICES; Appendix A. Statistical Tables; Appendix B.A Note on Sources; Notes; Index
Summary How could educated professionals have supported the Nazi movement and collaborated with Hitler's inhuman policies? Jarausch examines this fascinating and largely unexplored subject, tracing the social, ideological, and political development of three representative German professions--law, teaching, and engineering--from the late Empire to the early Federal Republic. Based on a reformulated professionalization theory and on authoritative statistics, he describes professional prosperity and prestige in the Second Reich and analyzes the social crisis brought on by hyperinflation, stabilization, a
Analysis Germany
Professions History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-334) and index
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Subject Engineers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Lawyers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Professional employees -- Government policy -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Professions -- Government policy -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Teachers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195364503 (electronic bk.)
9780195364507 (electronic bk.)