Where Was the Working Class?
Revolution in Eastern Germany
By (author) Linda Fuller
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Where Was the Working Class? by Linda Fuller
Book Description'In six months bridging 1989 and 1990, the German Democratic Republic underwent a transformation that took the world almost completely by surprise. Yet unlike the revolution in Poland a decade earlier, only a small percentage of workers played apolitically active role in the fall of socialism in Germany. In this unprecedented study, Linda Fuller sets out to explain why the working class was largely missing from the 1989-90 revolution. Drawing on pre- and post-revolutionary visits to East German work sites and dozens of interviews, Fuller documents workers' day-to-day experience of the labor process, workplace union politics, and class. She shows how all three factors led most workers to withdraw from politics, even while prompting a handful to become actively involved in the struggle'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252067518
(5830mm x 3895mm x 534mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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