Contemporary Austrian Studies

  • New Perspectives on Austrians and World War II book cover

    New Perspectives on Austrians and World War II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Plasser

    For more than a generation after World War II, offi cial government doctrine and many Austrians insisted they had been victims of Nazi aggression in 1938 and, therefore, bore no responsibility for German war crimes. During the past twenty years this myth has been revised to include a more complex…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
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  • The Changing Austrian Voter book cover

    The Changing Austrian Voter

    1st Edition

    By Fritz Plasser

    Compared to the late 1970s, when the Austrian voting behavior was characterized by extraordinary stability, low electoral volatility, and high turnout rates, the 1980s and 1990s stand for exceptional changes and ruptures elicited primarily by the rise of the right wing populist FPi (Freedom Party…

    Paperback – 2008-04-15
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  • Sexuality in Austria: Volume 15 book cover

    Sexuality in Austria

    Volume 15, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anton Pelinka

    Scholars have increasingly been investigating human sexu- ality as an important field of social history in particular national cultures. This volume examines both continuities and changing patterns of sexual behavior in Austria. Sexuality in Austria reflects the broad variety of such recent…

    Paperback – 2006-12-15
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  • Austrian Foreign Policy in Historical Context book cover

    Austrian Foreign Policy in Historical Context

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    In 2005, Austria celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its liberation from the Nazi regime and the fiftieth anniversary of the State Treaty that ended the occupation and returned full sovereignty to the country. This volume of Contemporary Austrian Studies covers foreign policy in the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2005-01-11
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    Religion in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    Like most European countries, Austria does not have a strict separation between state and church. Since the counter-reformation, it has been considered a country strongly influenced by Catholicism. Austrian attitudes towards religion derive from the Habsburg experience, when Austria's emperors and…

    Paperback – 2004-11-30
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  • The Americanization/Westernization of Austria book cover

    The Americanization/Westernization of Austria

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    By Anton Pelinka

    Political, economic, social, and cultural modernization dramatically transformed twentieth-century Austria. Innovative new methods of production and management, such as the assembly line, changed Austrian business after World War I, much as the Marshall Plan shaped the economy after World War II.…

    Paperback – 2003-10-31
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  • The Dollfuss/Schuschnigg Era in Austria: A Reassessment book cover

    The Dollfuss/Schuschnigg Era in Austria

    A Reassessment, 1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    The years of Chancellors Dollfuss and Schuschnigg's authoritarian governments (1933/34-1938) have been denounced as "Austrofascism" from the left, or defended as a Christian corporate state ("Stondestaat") from the right. During this period, Austria was in a desperate struggle to maintain its…

    Paperback – 2003-01-31
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  • Austria in the European Union book cover

    Austria in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anton Pelinka

    Austria joined the European Union in 1995, with the overwhelming support of its citizenry. In June 1994, a record 66.6 percent of the Austrian population voted in favor of joining the Union, and Austria acceded on January 1, 1995. Only three years later, in the second half of 1998, Austria assumed…

    Paperback – 2002-01-31
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  • Neutrality in Austria book cover

    Neutrality in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    After Stalin's death, during a respite in Cold War tensions in 1955, Austria managed to rid itself of a quadripartite occupation regime and become a neutral state. As the Cold War continued, Austria's policy of neutrality helped make this small country into an important mediator of East-West…

    Paperback – 2001-06-30
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  • The Marshall Plan in Austria book cover

    The Marshall Plan in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    Perhaps no country benefitted more from the Marshall Plan for assistance in reconstruction of Europe after World War II than Austria. On a per capita basis, each American taxpayer invested $80 per person in the Plan; each Austrian received $133 from the European recovery program, more than any…

    Paperback – 2000-08-31
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  • The Vranitzky Era in Austria book cover

    The Vranitzky Era in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Anton Pelinka

    Franz Vranitzky, the banker turned politician, was chancellor during the ten years (1986-96) when the world dramatically changed in the aftermath of the cold war. Among postwar chancellors, only Bruno Kreisky held office longer. The Austrian Social Democratic Party has been in power since 1970.…

    Paperback – 1999-04-30
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  • Women in Austria book cover

    Women in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Gunter Bischof

    The position of women in Austrian society, politics, and in the economy follows the familiar trajectory of Western societies. They were expected to accept their "proper place" in a male patriarchal world. Achieving equality in all spheres of life was a long struggle that is still not completed in…

    Paperback – 1998-01-31
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  • Austrian Historical Memory and National Identity book cover

    Austrian Historical Memory and National Identity

    1st Edition

    By Gunter Bischof

    When the Hapsburg monarchy disintegrated after World War I, Austria was not considered to be a viable entity. In a vacuum of national identity the hapless country drifted toward a larger Germany. After World War II, Austrian elites constructed a new identity based on being a "victim" of Nazi…

    Paperback – 1996-11-30
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  • Austria in the Nineteen Fifties book cover

    Austria in the Nineteen Fifties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunter Bischof

    Contributors discuss demographic, economic, and cultural trends in Austria in the post-war era, and issues involved in the study of contemporary history. Topical and nontopical essays and book reviews address foreign relations, Austrian industry, youth culture, and the Marshall Plan. Six of the 17 e…

    Paperback – 1995-01-31
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  • Austro-corporatism: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Austro-corporatism

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Bischof

    Corporatism was unpopular in the Europe of the past decade. During a time of neo-conservative resurgence in both the United States and the United Kingdom, macroeconomic steering and statist centralism and regulation were in disfavor. However, Austria's unique Sozialpartnerschaft, its famed system…

    Paperback – 1995-01-30
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  • The Kreisky Era in Austria book cover

    The Kreisky Era in Austria

    1st Edition

    By Gunter Bischof

    Paperback – 1994-03-31
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  • Austria in the New Europe book cover

    Austria in the New Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anton Pelinka

    Paperback – 1992-10-31
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