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About the Author
JEANNETTE MADARÁSZ was born in the German Democratic Republic and moved to Hamburg in September 1989. After reading History at St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, she completed her doctoral thesis in 2002. She has published extensively on the history of East Germany and is currently working as a Research Fellow at the German Department of University College London.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Life in a Socialist Dictatorship Economic Politics and Company Culture Transformatorenwerk Berlin: Success and Failure Berliner Glühlampenwerk: Working and Living Conditions Erdölverarbeitungswerk Schwedt: Privileged within a Shortage Economy Halbleiterwerk Frankfurt/Oder: Falling Behind the Times Chemiefaserwerk Premnitz: Creating a Home for Thousands Conflicts and Solutions Conclusion: Normality in the GDR