The Federal Republic of Germany since 1949: Politics, Society and Economy before and after Unification (Paperback) book cover

The Federal Republic of Germany since 1949

Politics, Society and Economy before and after Unification

By Klaus Larres, Panikos Panayi

© 1997 – Routledge

354 pages

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Today the problems of reunification seem to feature more often in the international spotlight than the benefits. This timely volume offers a reassessment of Germany's postwar development from its inception through to reunification, including a thorough examination of the implications for economic, political and social policies.

The impressive team of contributors include leading names in the history of modern Germany, together with some of the ablest younger scholars in the field. They are: Hartmut Berghoff, David Childs, Immanuel Geiss, Graham Hallett, Klaus Larres, Terry McNeill, Torsten Opelland, Richard Overy, Stephen Padgett, Panikos Panayi, and Mathias Siekmeier.

Table of Contents

Part One The Development of the Federal Republic: A Survey. 1. The Economy of the Federal Republic Since 1949. Richard Overy. 2. Population Change and its Repercussions on the Social History of the Federal Republic. Hartmut Berghoff. 3. Domestic Political Developments I: 1949-69.Torsten Oppelland. 4. Domestic Political Developments II: 1969-90. 5. The Federal Republic of Germany in International Politics Before and After Unification. Imanuel Geiss. Part Two Politics, Society and Economy in the Federal Republic: Key Themes. 6. State Intervention in the Post-war German Economy. Graham Hallett. 7. Race in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Ethnicity and Racism Since the Second World War.Panikos Panayi. 8. The Nationalist and Neo-Nazi Scene Since 1945.David Childs. 9. The SPD: The Decline of the Social Democratic Volkspartei. Stephen Padgett.

10. The Soviet Union's Policy Towards West Germany 1945-90.Terry McNeill. 11. Germany and the West: the 'Rapallo Factor' in German Foreign Policy from the 1950s to the 1990s. Klaus Larres. Index. List of Maps.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS014000
HISTORY / Europe / Germany
HIS037070
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
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POLITICAL SCIENCE / General