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Author Wolfe, Nancy Travis.

Title Policing a socialist society : the German Democratic Republic / Nancy Travis Wolfe.

Published New York : Greenwood Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.209493 WOLF    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in criminology and penology, 0732-4464 ; no. 34.
Contributions in criminology and penology. 0732-4464 ; no. 34.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The German People's Police -- 3. The Ministry for State Security -- 4. The End of an Era -- 5. The Gentle Revolution -- 6. Slaying the Dragon -- 7. Reorienting the People's Police -- 8. The Dissolution of the GDR.
Summary This is the first book-length study of criminal justice in the German Democratic Republic. Based on first-hand research conducted since 1985, the case study shows how principles of criminal justice and methods of governance have changed since 1989.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Germany (East) -- History.
Police -- Germany (East) -- History.
Germany (East) -- Politics and government -- 1989-1990.
ISBN 0313265305 (alk. paper)