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Globalization in One Country: East Germany Between Moral Economy and Political Economy

Jeffrey Kopstein

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines one effect of globalization on labour in the case of unified Germany: the rise of a new particularism. A number of scholars have started to speak of the new divide between eastern and ... More


Karlsruhe Republic, 1990–2001

Justin Collings

in Democracy's Guardians: A History of the German Federal Constitutional Court, 1951–2001

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198753377
eISBN:
9780191815003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753377.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 5 assesses the Court’s role in the process of German reunification. The Court played a mediating, integrationist role. It was, at times, the only forum where Eastern interests received a full ... More


U.S. Strategy and the Decline of the Soviet Union

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 5 discusses the course of U.S. foreign policy during the Soviet Union’s decline in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Leveraging recently declassified materials, it shows that the United States ... More


The Reluctant Leader: Germany’s Euro Experience and the Long Shadow of Reunification

Schmidt Newman

in The Future of the Euro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190233235
eISBN:
9780190233266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233235.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines Germany’s critical role in Europe’s regional architecture. The German government has pushed a euro crisis response motivated by a concern for the moral hazard generated by other ... More


The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Linnie Blake

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the ways in which the unashamedly disturbing conventions of international horror cinema allow audiences to engage with the traumatic legacy of the recent past in a manner that has ... More


Rias Berlin and the June 17, 1953, Uprising in East Germany

Nicholas J. Schlosser (ed.)

in Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039690
eISBN:
9780252097782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039690.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter examines the June 17, 1953 uprising in East Germany and the decisive role RIAS played in those turbulent events. RIAS's participation in the uprising is a testament to the complex ... More


Continuity and Change

Hans Kundnani

in The Paradox of German Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190245504
eISBN:
9780190245535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245504.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the opinion of French President Francois Mitterrand who was against German reunification. Mitterrand believed that Germany might attempt to regain the territory it had lost as ... More


Epilogue: Yes, We Have No Bananas: Negotiating Past and Future in Reunified Germany

Alice Weinreb

in Modern Hungers: Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190605094
eISBN:
9780190605124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605094.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The epilogue explores the ways in which fantasies and memories of food and hunger were central to the experience of German reunification in 1989/1990. It analyzes the frequent invocation of ... More


Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book challenges the traditional use of Deleuze's philosophy to examine European art cinema, exploring how Deleuze can be used to analyse national identity across a range of different cinemas. ... More


Building a Rival Fourth Estate: RIAS’s Campaign against East Germany

Nicholas J. Schlosser (ed.)

in Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039690
eISBN:
9780252097782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039690.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter considers the development of models for news broadcasting at both RIAS and the stations of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). By this time the station had aimed to establish itself as ... More


Leipzig

Anne Power, Jörg Plö, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the collapse of Leipzig, Germany as a major industrial city during the period from 1970 to 2000 and describes its recovery efforts. It suggests that Leipzig has undergone a ... More


How Did the Experts Do?

William C. Wohlforth

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the dilemmas of decision making in uncertain times. It first considers the scholarship on expert evaluation before discussing academic policy advice on the Afghanistan War, the ... More


Katarina Witt: The Many Faces of a Showcase Athlete

Annette R. Hofmann

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

German figure skater and Olympic darling Katarina Witt is the focus of this chapter. Witt was trained at an early age as a figure skater in the then East German sporting program. As a successful ... More


Introduction

Jon Erik Dølvik and Andrew Martin (eds)

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

From the deep Europe-wide recession, triggered by the end of Germany’s post-unification boom through the Great Recession that followed the late-2000s financial meltdown, with monetary union's ... More


Consolidating the Liberal International Order

Kyle M. Lascurettes

in Orders of Exclusion: Great Powers and the Strategic Sources of Foundational Rules in International Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190068547
eISBN:
9780190068585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068547.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While the previous chapter chronicled the origins of the Cold War, chapter 8 (“Consolidating the Liberal International Order”) considers its ending. It focuses in particular on the principal security ... More


Restraining State Sovereignty or the Return of the German Question?

Michael A. Wilkinson

in Authoritarian Liberalism and the Transformation of Modern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198854753
eISBN:
9780191888946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854753.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

<Online Only>This chapter examines how the geopolitical constitution of Europe developed after Maastricht, in ways both continuous and discontinuous with the founding era. It discusses the ... More


Political Europeanization since 1989

Katherine Graney

in Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190055080
eISBN:
9780190055127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055080.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, European Union

This chapter examines the process of EU expansion into the former Soviet Union since 1989, identifying the different criteria that have been used to judge candidates for EU membership. The Central ... More


Enterprising Art, Aestheticizing Business

Banu Karaca

in The National Frame: Art and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290208
eISBN:
9780823297337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290208.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 explores the political economy of art in urban spaces marked by waves of dispossession and social segmentation. Formerly inhabited by minorities, the physical “voids” of Istanbul and Berlin ... More


Watching the Soviet Union Decline: Assessing Change and Predicting U.S. Strategy

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapters 2 and 3 helped confirm that rising states support declining great powers when decliners can help rising states against other great power threats. In contrast, Chapters 4 and 5 assess the ... More


History of an Incomplete EMU

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

in The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793748
eISBN:
9780191927867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793748.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) created in 1992 by the Maastricht Treaty was famously incomplete. The decision to create a European single currency was taken without agreeing at the same ... More


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