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Mass Espionage: Western Spying in Germany 1945–61

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses that traditional espionage using human spies peaked in Germany in the years 1945-1961. It explains two goals in conducting espionage in East Germany: to provide warning of any ... More


The Scientific and Military Spy Networks

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing the targets and methods in the field of scientific espionage. It explains that a key factor of containment was having enough military force to deter Soviet ... More


National reconciliation efforts

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

National reconciliation efforts include the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants and others affected by the war, demining, and the rehabilitation of basic ... More


Amie Siegel (on DDR/DDR)

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Siegel talks about the experience of doing research in the archives of the former office of State security in what Americans called/call East Germany (DDR: Deutsche Demokratische Republik), and about ... More


Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People's State in 1968

Andrew Demshuk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190645120
eISBN:
9780190645151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645120.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Communist East Germany’s demolition of Leipzig’s intact medieval University Church in May 1968 was an act widely decried as “cultural barbarism”. Although overshadowed by the crackdown on Prague ... More


Securitization and Desecuritization: Female Soldiers and the Reconstruction of Women

Megan H. Mackenzie

in Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates the gendered assumptions that underpin policy makers' responses to the question, “Why did so few women and girls participate in the disarmament, demobilization, and ... More


The Limits of Antiradicalization

Katherine E. Brown

in Gender, Religion, Extremism: Finding Women in Anti-Radicalization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190075699
eISBN:
9780190075729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075699.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the arguments of the book, reveals the consequences of these programs, and presents alternative policy options, offering three main criticisms. First, these programs fail to ... More


Under the gun: Northern Ireland’s unique history with DDR

Carolyn Gallaher

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Research on decommissioning usually falls within a larger literature on disarmament-demobilization-reintegration (DDR). Although much of the literature on DDR treats it as a single process, some ... More


The way we were: Doing science in the previous century

Gianfranco Pacchioni

in The Overproduction of Truth: Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198799887
eISBN:
9780191864858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799887.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter contains the personal reminiscence of the author as a scientist in the twentieth century, including my years in Berlin and contacts with scientists (including Angela Merkel) of the ... More


Sequencing Next Generation Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration in Peace Processes

Robert Muggah and Chris O’donnell

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter highlights the changes in the scope and scale of disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants over the past thirty years and explores the likely trajectories ... More


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