© 1998

Social Transformation and the Family in Post-Communist Germany

  • Eva Kolinsky

Part of the Anglo-German Foundation book series (AGF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Social Transformation and the Family: Issues and Developments

  3. Families And Family Policy

  4. Social Transformation And Family Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Christopher Flockton
      Pages 99-117
    3. Eva Kolinsky
      Pages 118-140
    4. Hans Oswald
      Pages 164-183
    5. Eva Kolinsky
      Pages 207-217
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 218-237

About this book


The unification of Germany set in motion one of the most interesting and uncharted developments of our era: the transformation of a whole society. This book examines key areas of transformation with special reference to the place and future of the family.


biography communism Familie family policy Germany social policy transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Eva Kolinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Keele UniversityLordsUK

About the editors

EVA KOLINSKY is Professor of Modern German Studies at Keele University and Director of Keele's Centre for the Study of German Culture and Society. Since the unification of Germany, she extended her established research interest in the emergence of social citizenship and equal opportunities to include the processes of post-communist transformation with special reference to women, the family and minority cultures. Recent publications include: Women in Contemporary Germany; Women in 20th Century Germany; Between Hope and Fear: Everyday Life in Post-Unification East Germany (editor), and Turkish Culture in German Society Today (editor with D.Horrocks). She is co-editor of German Politics (Frank Cass) and of a series on Culture and Society in Germany.

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