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Title West Germany under construction : politics, society, and culture in the Adenauer era / Robert G. Moeller, editor.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  943.087 WEST    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Writing the History of West Germany / Robert G. Moeller -- A Question of Silence: The Rape of German Women by Occupation Soldiers / Atina Grossmann -- Growing Discontent: Relations between Native and Refugee Populations in a Rural District in Western Germany after the Second World War / Rainer Schulze -- German Reaction to Defeat and Occupation / Josef Foschepoth -- Change and Continuity in the Treatment of German Kriegsopfer / James M. Diehl -- Reconstructing the Family in Reconstruction Germany: Women and Social Policy in the Federal Republic, 1949-1955 / Robert G. Moeller -- Public Service Personnel in West Germany in the 1950s: Controversial Policy Decisions and their Effects on Social Composition, Gender Structure, and the Role of Former Nazis / Curt Garner -- The Historic Triangle: Occupiers, Germans and Jews in Postwar Germany / Frank Stern -- The Attitude towards Jews in Bavaria after the Second World War / Constantin Goschler.
The Homosexual Man Is a "Man," the Homosexual Woman Is a "Woman": Sex, Society, and the Law in Postwar West Germany / Robert G. Moeller -- The Organic Society and the "Massenmenschen": Integrating Young Labour in the Ruhr Mines, 1945-58 / Mark Roseman -- The Fight for the "Christian West": German Film Control, the Churches, and the Reconstruction of Civil Society in the Early Bonn Republic / Heide Fehrenbach -- Alice in the Consumer Wonderland: West German Case Studies in Gender and Consumer Culture / Erica Carter -- Rock 'n' Roll, Female Sexuality, and the Cold War Battle over German Identities / Uta G. Poiger -- "Reconstruction" and "Modernization": West German Social History during the 1950s / Axel Schildt and Arnold Sywottek.
Summary Collects important recent essays in a critical reexamination of the Federal Republic's early history.
Other author Moeller, Robert G.
Subject Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany.
Military government -- Germany.
Jews -- Germany.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1990.
ISBN 0472096486 (alk. paper)
047206648X (paperback: alk. paper)