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Social policy in the GDR

Social policy in the GDR

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Published by Verlag Zeit im Bild in Dresden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany (East) -- Social policy,
  • Germany (East) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Panorama DDR].
    ContributionsPanorama DDR (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN460.5A8 S64 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18344895M

    The German Democratic Republic () and German Unification () This book provides a comprehensive analysis of social policy in the German Democratic Republic (GDR, ), followed by an analysis of the “Social Union”, the transformation of social policy in the process of German unification in Schmidt’s. The GDR existed in diplomatic isolation for much of the period that is the subject of this book. Although it was recognised by the Soviet Union and other members of the Soviet bloc together with a handful of non-aligned countries, it was not until that the East German state was given official recognition by .

    Abstract. Although the family was by no means terra incognita before the collapse of the GDR (see, Helwig, , and Obertreis, ), the publication of key statistical data and research results was subject to strict political control in order to prevent any damage to the SED regime’s claim that its family policy demonstrated the superiority of ‘real socialism’ over exploitative by: Social Policy. The name of 'social policy' is used to refer to the policies which governments use for welfare and social protection, to the ways in which welfare is developed in a society, and to the academic study of the subject. In the first sense, social policy is particularly concerned with social services and .

      Top Ten Social Policy Books Overall, Shapiro illustrates the role wealth and racial inequalities are playing in impeding economic and social mobility in the U.S. The book also unpacks the many ways in which public policies – such as education, housing, health, and tax policy – systematically produce racial as well as other. The Social Policy and Development programme builds on past research in the field that looks at ways social policy can be instrumental to economic development while maintaining its intrinsic goals of social protection and equity. Specifically, it embarks on five areas of study: institutions for social policy and poverty eradication, financing social policy, global social policy, migration and.


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Social Policy and Social Conditions in the GDR C. Bradley Scharf In the German Democratic Republic, as in other modern societies, social issues are invariably also political issues. The essays about the GDR that follow are thus much more than descriptions of contemporary social conditions; political aspects.

Discover the best Government Social Policy in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Following an official policy to compete with the West, SED leaders pursued an expensive social policy which provided `state subventions for cheap transport, housing, basic foodstuffs, children's clothing, and an extensive system of maternity benefits, health care, pre-school care and after-school care.'/5(8).

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the German Democratic Republic (GDR), were founded in They were united in Clearly, the different historical periods have left their marks on social policy as on other areas of policy. Yet, despite the drastic changes there were considerable institutional continuities across political regimes.

Unification in was a take-over. The house book for Christburger Strasse 28 was started on J by tenant Käthe Gipson and kept by her through to November 1, Wrapped in brown kraft paper, its cover was updated at some point as the GDR emblem found here has been pasted on, presumably overtop of the original state emblem which appeared on those house books issued in the early s.

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SOCIAL POLICY AS OUTPUT If we understand social policy as output, we see social policy as some kind of product, which according to Baldock et al. () may have diff erent forms. It can be: social policy as intentions and objectives (Baldock et al. p. 8), meaning social policy as clarifying and debating what we want to Size: KB.

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leadership of the GDR formulated their views of and policies towards women in East German society and politics. GDR leaders, such as Walter Ulbricht2 and Erich Honecker,3 implemented these communist ideas into East German political, social, and cultural systems. Social Policy and Society has been accepted for the SSCI SP&S has been accepted for indexing in the Clarivate Analytics Social Sciences Citation Index and will receive its first Impact Factor this summer.

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And the disgust that many historians retain for the GDR and its entire society is palpable enough to make any younger historian think twice about taking respected historians to task for their collapsing of official SED policy and everyday life, as when Dan Diner painted the entire culture of GDR antifascism in with the damning epithet.

Private life in the German Democratic Republic is often seen as having been virtually non-existent, simply another East German commodity forever in short supply. In part this had to do with the common perception that private life and state socialism were at odds by definition, to the extent that the private person has no legal identity or political standing outside the socialist community.

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from tothe period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold ly described as a communist state in English usage, it described itself as a socialist Capital and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of social policy in the German Democratic Republic (GDR, ), followed by an analysis of the "Social Union", the transformation of social policy in the process of German unification in Social policy is an instrument applied by governments to regulate and supplement market institutions and social structures.

Social policy is often defined as social services such as education, health, employment, and social security. However, social policy is also about redistribution, protection and File Size: KB. The concept of social capital as the focus of social policy shifts the focus of responsibility from government to individual, from economy to society informing policies that highlight social behavior reducing costs to government providing in turn economic solutions to social problems.

Handbook Global Data Review is delighted to publish this inaugural edition of the GDR Insight Handbook. The handbook delivers specialist intelligence and research to our readers – general counsel, government agencies and private practitioners – who must navigate the world’s increasingly complex framework of legislation that affects how businesses handle their data.Social Policy and Administration will consider for review articles previously available as preprints.

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Policies which put people first: life and social welfare in the GDR. [Karl-Heinz Arnold].