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Politics and change in East Germany

an evaluation of socialist democracy

by C. Bradley Scharf

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Published by Pinter in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany (East) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC. Bradley Scharf.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD282
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(220)p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18067582M
    ISBN 100861873750, 0861873769

    Understanding East Germany: A never-ending look at the past As the foundation dedicated to studying East Germany's communist past tu however, it's clear that task remains vital to this day. A collection of introductory essays by well-known authors that addresses questions of regime change and stability, among other issues of governance. The authors speculate at some length on how the long era of pseudo-stability in the Middle East might end, but there are no predictions here of inevitable revolution or of Islamic regimes necessarily coming to power.

    The usual story about the fall focuses on a press conference given by Günter Schabowski on November 9, , during which the East German spokesman was handed a note concerning a change in East German travel policy. Schabowski misinterpreted the note and announced that East Germans could now freely leave the country. Your first book choice is The Great Derangement by Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh. Those who know him as a novelist may wonder what he has to say about the politics of climate change. Quite a lot, as anyone who reads the book will see. It’s absolutely fascinating on a number of levels.

    Jaap Sleifer’s book, Planning Ahead and Falling Behind, points out that the eastern part of Germany was actually richer than the western part prior to World War II. The entire country’s economy was then destroyed by the war. What happened afterwards, though, . Politics of Germany are based on a federal parliamentary democratic government is elected by the people in elections where everyone has an equal vote. The constitution is called the well as setting out the rights of the people, it describes the jobs of the President, the Cabinet, the Bundestag, Bundesrat and the Courts.. The President is the head of state.


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