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E-BOOK
Title Women in Transition : Between Socialism and Capitalism.
Imprint Greenwood Pub. Group 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (240)
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Subject Women -- Germany (East) -- Social conditions.
Women -- Germany (East) -- Interviews.
Germany (East)
Genre Interviews.
Contents Cover -- Women in Transition -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 A Survey-Based Study of East German Women in Transition -- INTRODUCTION -- THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY -- BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY -- THE CENTRAL ARGUMENT AND IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY -- THEORETICAL SETTING AND METHODOLOGY -- PERSISTENT THEMES ACROSS INTERVIEWS -- THE ORGANIZATION OF THE STUDY -- NOTES -- 2 Work Life under State Socialism -- DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILES OF 52 EAST GERMAN WOMEN -- THE PROMISE OF GENDER EQUALITY -- THE REALITY OF GENDER (IN)EQUALITY -- EAST GERMAN WOMEN'S SELF-CONCEPT AND EXPECTATIONS -- OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE AND CONFORMITY -- COMBINING WORK AND FAMILY OBLIGATIONS -- CHANGED IDENTITIES AND PRIORITIES -- THE PERSISTENCE OF GENDER SEGREGATION IN THE PLANNED ECONOMY -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 3 Work Life under Capitalism -- INTRODUCTION -- WOMEN'S OCCUPATIONAL STATUS AFTER REUNIFICATION -- NEW STRUCTURAL BARRIERS AND GENDER BIAS -- PRESERVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 4 Family Life in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) -- INTRODUCTION -- FAMILIES -- THE LIMITED CONTROL OF THE STATE -- THE FAMILY AS PRIVATE ENTREPRENEUR -- NEGOTIATING DOMESTIC LABOR -- RAISING AND TAKING CARE OF CHILDREN -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 5 Family Life in Reunified Germany -- INTRODUCTION -- THE FAMILY -- THE IMPACT OF STRUCTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGES ON EAST GERMAN WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 6 Material Conditions under State Socialism -- INTRODUCTION -- EVERYBODY NEEDED EVERYBODY ELSE TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE -- THE PERSISTENCE OF CLASS IN THE GDR -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 7 Material Conditions in Reunified Germany -- INTRODUCTION -- EAST-WEST CLASH OVER CONCEPTIONS OF GENDER EQUALITY -- PRIVATE PROPERTY -- "MAKING DO" IN THE MIDST OF PLENTY -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 8 Conclusion: Implications for Further Research, Theory, and Practice -- INTRODUCTION -- GENERAL FINDINGS -- SPECIFIC FINDINGS -- SPECIFIC FINDINGS -- SIGNIFICANCE OF FINDINGS -- IMPLICATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH, THEORY, AND PRACTICE -- NOTES -- Appendix 1: Methods -- TYPE OF STUDY: ITS SETTING -- METHOD OF DATA GATHERING AND TYPE OF INTERVIEW QUESTIONS -- THE INTERVIEW -- DATA PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS -- NOTES -- Appendix 2: Interview Guide -- INTRODUCTION -- THE QUESTIONS -- Appendix 3: Respondents' Occupational Status under Socialism (GDR) and Capitalism (FRG) -- Bibliography -- Author Index -- Subject Index.