Working in East Germany: Normality in a Socialist Dictatorship 1961-79

Working in East Germany: Normality in a Socialist Dictatorship 1961-79

by J. Madarasz

Hardcover(2006)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230001602
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/03/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

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 Contents

Introduction: 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

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