Socialist modern : East German everyday culture and politics / Katherine Pence and Paul Betts, editors

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Subjects: Politics and culture--Germany (East)
Socialism and society
Popular culture--Germany (East)
Germany (East)--Social life and customs
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008
Series: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany
LC Classification: D, DD
Physical Description: 378 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Katherine Pence, Paul Betts 1
Selves
Homo Munitus: The East German Observed / Greg Eghigian 37
East Germany's Sexual Evolution / Dagmar Herzog 71
Building Socialism at Home: The Case of East German Interiors / Paul Betts 96
The Travels of Bettina Humpel: One Stasi File and Narratives of State and Self in East Germany / Alon Confino 133
Belonging
Youth as Internal Enemy: Conflicts in the Education Dictatorship of the 1960s / Dorothee Wierling 157
"The Benefits of Health Must Spread Among All": International Solidarity, Health, and Race in the East German Encounter with the Third World / Young-Sun Hong 183
"Asociality" and Modernity: The GDR as a Welfare Dictatorship / Thomas Lindenberger 211
The World of Men's Work, East and West / Alf Ludtke 234
Desires
Shopping, Sewing, Networking, Complaining: Consumer Culture and the Relationship between State and Society in the GDR / Judd Stitziel 253
Women on the Verge: Consumers between Private Desires and Public Crisis / Katherine Pence 287
Alternative Rationalities, Strange Dreams, Absurd Utopias: On Socialist Advertising and Market Research / Ina Merkel 323
Re-Presenting the Socialist Modern: Museums and Memory in the Former GDR / Daphne Berdahl 345
Contributors 367
Index 371
Additional Authors: Pence, Katherine, 1968-
Betts, Paul, 1963-
Notes: LCCN: 2007035405
ISBN: 9780472099740 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0472099744 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780472069743 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0472069748 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 144524644
ISBN/ISSN: 9780472099740
0472099744
9780472069743
0472069748