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By Martin Diewald,Anne Goedicke

ISBN-10: 0804752087

ISBN-13: 9780804752084

the autumn of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was once the start of 1 of the main fascinating typical experiments in fresh background. The East German transition from a Communist nation to a part of the Federal Republic of Germany without notice created a brand new social order as outdated associations have been abolished and new opposite numbers imported. This special state of affairs presents an excellent chance to envision the imperative tenets of existence path sociology.
The empirical chapters of this publication draw a finished photo of existence path transformation, demonstrating how the mix of lifestyles path dynamics coupled with a unprecedented velocity of procedure swap have an effect on person lives. How a lot turbulence was once created by way of the transition and what sort of balance was once preserved? How did the skills and assets obtained sooner than 1989 impression the fortunes within the restructured economic system? How did the privatization and reorganization of organisations effect contributors? Did the transformation reports fluctuate through age/cohort and gender? How strong have been social networks at paintings and within the kinfolk? have been character features very important mediators of post-1989 luck or failure or have been they relatively replaced by means of them? How particular have been the East German lifestyles trajectories compared to Poland and West-Germany?

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