Social Democracy & the Working Class
in 19th & 20th Century Germany
Themes in Modern German History
By Stefan Berger
Longman / Pearson Education
280 pages, Maps, 5 5/8 x 8 3/4"
Some of the contents are: Labor and working class history. The SPD. GDR and
FRG historiography. Demise of Communism. Liberal capitalism. Origins of social
democratic identity. Working class women. Attempts to organize workers. The
crisis of the German Lib-Labism in the 1860s. Trade unionism. Industrialization.
Eigen-Sinn, Christianity and ethnicity. Anti-socialist law. Revolution of 1918-1919.
Communists & Social Democrats. Anarcho-Syndicalism. Catholic Labor Movement.
Fordism. Rise of Nazism. Resistance to National Socialism. Exile Politics. After
1945. The Party of Democratic Socialism. The german Left. The Grand Coaliation
1966-1969. Social Liberal Coalistion 1969-1982. The SPD, Middle Classes and
organized religion. The Green Party. Challenges of Neo-Liberalism. 1998--Towards
a Resistance to Social Democracy? The Nation State. The German Labor Movement
in the context of Western Europe. The woman question.. Bibliography. Maps.
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