As a new decade begins the popular demand for change has meant that the social and political fabric of the the Eastern Bloc countries has been irrevocably altered. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the key political, economic and social areas of East German society, such as the military and the church, areas which will intrinsically involved with the movement for change.
`The overall quality of the book's ten chapters is high and the result is a study which is both scholarly and readable. This volume should therefore prove useful to both students and teachers of East European and comparative communist politics.' - Political Studies