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“Germany Belongs in the Western World”: Germany and Consensus Politics in America, 1945–1959

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shows how coalitions formed around different understandings of Germany in the early postwar period. Once decided upon a policy of rehabilitation toward Germany, the American government ... More


Creating the Western Alliance: Britain and Germany after World War II

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the process whereby the Federal Republic of Germany formally gained its sovereignty and joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance. This provides a framework ... More


“The Anti-German Wave”: Maintaining and Challenging Consensus in an Age of Chaos, 1959–1969

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter illustrates that during the late 1950s and early 1960s, a number of factors changed the sociopolitical landscape both abroad and at home. Although the U.S.-German relationship became ... More


Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

A. J. Nicholls

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book goes behind the success story of the Federal Republic of Germany since the Second World War to examine the principles underpinning the so-called ‘economic miracle’. West Germany's Economics ... More


Germany: The Mixed‐Member System as a Political Compromise

Susan E. Scarrow

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Describes how the German mixed‐member electoral system arose, and shows how it developed both from interest‐based bargaining and from more widely shared concerns about political stability. Some of ... More


From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Like its US counterpart, the characteristic features of the post‐war system of corporate governance in the former West Germany have deep roots in the region's history. Section 7.2 of this chapter ... More


Triumph: Economic Integration, 1955–1957

Sebastian Rosato

in Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is structured around four questions: Why did the Europeans not achieve economic integration in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Why did the Federal Republic of Germany welcome the Benelux ... More


Operational Thinking in the Age of the Atom

Gerhard P. Gross

David T. Zabecki (ed.)

in The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168371
eISBN:
9780813168401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168371.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Unlike the downfall of 1918, that of 1945 changed fundamentally a central element of German operational thinking. Divided into two states, Germany moved from being the center of Europe to being the ... More


The German Federal Constitutional Court: Present State, Future Challenges

Rainer Nickel

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the ways in which the Federal Republic of Germany and its constitutional court managed the difficult problem of organizing human rights and civil rights adjudication and ... More


The Diplomacy of Guilt

Todd H. Hall

in Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453014
eISBN:
9781501701139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453014.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of the diplomacy of guilt during the initial decades of relations between the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the State of Israel. When the FRG came into being in ... More


‘We are (afraid of) the people’: Constituent Power in German Constitutionalism

Christoph Möllers

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the special path of constitutional development in Germany. It shows how developments from the Kaiserreich, through Weimar to the Nazi regime has rendered any attempt to make a ... More


From the Cold War to the Present

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

in The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter follows, through the Cold War up to the present day, the continuing and evolving German relationship with Eastern Europe. The different orientations of the Federal Republic of Germany ... More


The Transformation of Europe and the End of the Cold War

James J. Sheehan

in The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the transformation of Europe after 1945 and how it affected the timing and character of the Cold War's end. It first considers how the European states, particularly Britain, ... More


Introduction

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides a review of the political and social impact of the British attempt to transform the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) from an occupation force of the defeated Nazi ... More


Jewish Museums in the Federal Republic of Germany

Inka Bertz

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of Jewish museums in the Federal Republic of Germany. It describes the different phases of public presentations of Jewish history and culture characterized by ... More


Housing and urban renewal: the case of Germany

Jürgen Friedrichs, Rolf Müller, and Wendelin Strubelt

in Renewing Europe's housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The two post-war German states were founded in 1949. In the former Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), policy was dominated initially by the shortage of housing following the war. Population increase ... More


The Federal Republic’s Adaptation to Western European Normality: Gadamer, the Two Frankfurt Schools, and Hans Jonas

Vittorio Hösle

in A Short History of German Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167190
eISBN:
9781400883042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167190.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The two most appalling consequences of National Socialism were the victims of mass murder and the Second World War. The National Socialists also destroyed, along with many other things, the special ... More


Weimar after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: 1990 to 2013

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes Weimar after the fall of the Berlin Wall, focusing on the period 1990–2013. It first considers the interactions between Weimar's Ossi majority from East Germany and the newly ... More


From Wandering Jew to Immigrant Ethnic: Musealizing Jewish Immigration

Robin Ostow

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines exhibition of Jewish immigration in Jewish museums and immigration museums. These include those exhibitions in museums in western countries with large Jewish populations such as ... More


The Outlaw: Carl Schmitt’s Postwar Notebooks and Small Essays

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

in Perilous Futures: On Carl Schmitt's Late Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726545
eISBN:
9781501730665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726545.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first chapter focuses on Schmitt’s post-war diaries (Glossarium) and a number of small essays written between 1946 and 1949. In these works Schmitt seeks to come to terms with the defeat of the ... More


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