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Youth in the GDR

Jochen Weyer

Youth in the GDR

the everyday life of young people under socialism

by Jochen Weyer

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Published by Panorama DDR in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism and youth -- Germany, East.,
  • Young adults -- Germany, East -- Miscellanea.,
  • Youth -- Germany, East -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation Intertext.

    Statement[written by Jochen Weyer].
    SeriesFirst-hand information
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62p., [16]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18659706M

    UEFA - Overview, Overview of the national leagues and competitions. went straight to the West and therefore the entire former GDR was a Western culture with their youth by the start of the next school year. Author Jana Hensel noted a similar structure in her own personal life. Her book, Zonenkinder and its translated version After the Wall: Confessions. Sep 08,  · Also, very refreshing to pick up a book on East German history which is not dry as many of the more academic works on the German Democratic Republic can be. Musicians and bands needed an official licence from the GDR authorities. To lock things down on the youth culture front, the Party established new rules for licensing bands.


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Youth in the GDR by Jochen Weyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

In his new book on the evolution of the communist youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ), Alan McDougall consciously risks being labeled an apologist for the GDR with his insistence that the state and its young people functioned under a program of "coercion and consent" (pp.

Important events in East German youth politics are analysed in detail, alongside the subversive role of Western youth culture in the GDR, particularly during the s when ‘hot’ music by groups such as The Beatles penetrated the Iron Curtain.

This book has important wider implications in. The Free German Youth, also known as the FDJ (German: Freie Deutsche Jugend), is a youth movement in Germany. Formerly it was the official youth movement of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.

The organization was meant for young people, both male and female, between the ages of 14 and 25 and comprised about 75% of the young population of former Headquarters: Karl-Liebknecht-Haus, Berlin. East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from tothe period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold software-comparativo.coml and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).

Pictures from an East German book on the activities of the Free German Youth. Background: The FDJ, or Free German Youth, was the official youth group of the GDR. Nearly everyone belonged.

These pictures come from a book reviewing the FDJ’s activities between and The source: Vom X. zum XI. Parlament der Freien Deutschen Jugend.

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Rowling, Harry Potter and. In this book, the author has undertaken a study of the East German communist youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ), and the young people that it tried, often in vain, to enthuse and control. GDR-published book Literatur für Kinder und Jugendliche in der DDR [Literature for Children and Youth in the GDR] that literature for youth was an import-ant part of national literature (Emmrich 15), building a container for various genres and literary forms directed towards children up to the age of fourteen.

Discover the best Youth Christian Ministry in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Oct 01,  · The book will appeal to scholars and graduate students studying the history of the GDR and youth and serve as a complement to the growing number of studies in GDR Alltagsgeschichte." · H-Net Reviews.

Description. A fascinating and highly readable account of what it was like to be young and hip, growing up in East Germany in the s and software-comparativo.com: Mark Fenemore.

While historians of the GDR will undoubtedly find a great deal to interest them in Fenemore's work, his insights into neo-Nazism, youth culture in general and the relationship between gender and the state mean his book deserves an audience beyond those interested just in the GDR.".

“Who Has the Youth, Has the Future”: Youth and the State in the German Democratic Republic By Jeff Robson University of Calgary The foundation of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from Soviet-occupied territory in East Germany ushered in a new era. Under the. Jul 16,  · Buy Angela Merkel: short biography - from a youth in the GDR to chancellorship in united Germany: Read 2 Kindle Store Reviews - software-comparativo.com5/5(2).

In East Germany during the s and s young people were a constant problem for the Youth in the GDR book authorities - and in particular for the communist youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ).

This book provides the first in-depth study of the often troubled relationship between the FDJ and East German youth during this important period. The book was written by a group from the Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung in Leipzig, the East German think tank for matters of the youth.

This book, intended for a public audience, was rather more optimistic about the success of the GDR’s youth propaganda efforts that were the confidential reports from the group to the GDR’s leadership. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Angela Merkel: short biography - from a youth in the GDR to chancellorship in united Germany by Dirk Müller at Barnes & B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down Brand: Ideenbrücke Verlag. Jan 01,  · Alan L. Nothnagle, Building the East German Myth: Historical Mythology and Youth Propaganda in the German Democratic Republic, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, $ Following the collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), access to the crown jewels of the GDR's archives resulted in a deluge of publications devoted to the history of the country.

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During the final decade of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), young citizens found themselves at the heart of a rigorous programme of socialist patriotic education, yet following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the emphasis of official state rhetoric, textbooks and youth activities changed beyond software-comparativo.com by: 3.

Communist and Post-Communist Studies 27 (2) Youth Culture in East Germany From Symbolic Dropout to Politicization Manfred Stock Institute for Sociology of Education, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, Berlin, Germany Symbolic dropout, as exemplified in the youth "scenes" in East Berlin, was a form of resistance to the officially imposed software-comparativo.com by: 5.

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Clear rating. Get this from a library. Youth at work, at leisure and in politics: information from the GDR. [Martin Herzig].

Aug 13,  · Eik (29), born and raised in East Germany, enjoyed his childhood years and would not have wanted them to be different from what they software-comparativo.com’s his view on how Germany changed since the fall of the Wall: “I was born in and spent most of my childhood in Penig, a small town in the Southern part of East software-comparativo.com: Bruno Van Den Elshout.

Junge Welt (Young World) was the organ of the GDR’s youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ), and with million copies printed, it was the country’s largest circulation daily. My collection includes this paper’s November 7, edition, and it provides an amazing reflection of the disintegration of state socialism in the GDR.

This book has important wider implications in the thriving field of GDR software-comparativo.com McDougall contends that there is little to be gained from viewing the history of East German youth politics - and that of the GDR more generally - through the narrow prism of totalitarian theory, with its heavy emphasis on the role of repression and Soviet.

They do state that the book is not written as a defence of the GDR but more as an explanation as to why people miss elements of it. The authors cover a variety of topics from women’s rights to youth in the GDR, and go on to detail the social accomplishments the people of the GDR managed to achieve under Stalinist rule.

Available on Amazon. One important part of this process was the Jugendweihe (literally “Youth Conscrecration”), a ritual marking the transition to responsible, socialist adulthood for year old East Germans and the first time they were required to explicitly pledge their loyalty to the GDR and its values.

Youth For A United World - Pacific Region. likes. We are a Youth Movement, founded by Chiara Lubich inthat is part of the Focolare Movement.

We come from countries spread across the Followers: Women’s Role in the German Democratic Republic and the State’s Policy Toward Women By Susanne Kranz1 Abstract According to the theories of Marx, Engels, Bebel, and the political leaders of the GDR, the emancipation of women would be accomplished when.

Jul 04,  · In this insightful and wide-ranging book, Mike Dennis and Norman LaPorte analyse the experiences of Jews, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Vietnamese and Mozambican contract workers, and a range of youth sub-cultures including football fans, punks and software-comparativo.com: Cora Granata.

During the final decade of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), young citizens found themselves at the heart of a rigorous programme of socialist patriotic education, yet following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the emphasis of official state rhetoric, textbooks and youth activities changed beyond Price: $ The four chapters of this book and the many accompanying color photographs describe and portray comprehensive programs of socialist education provided for children in the German Democratic Republic (GDR).

The introduction indicates the scope of educational objectives within national and international contexts. The first chapter of the book specifies elements of the educational programs. Important events in East German youth politics are analysed in detail, alongside the subversive role of Western youth culture in the GDR, particularly during the s when 'hot' music by groups such as The Beatles penetrated the Iron Curtain.

This book has important wider implications in. Oct 28,  · Concerned by the effect that could have on the youth of the GDR, the state film studio created its own secret agent to fight the Cold War on the other side of the Iron Curtain. 10 Inspiring Books Every Youth Should Read.

Quora 0. These are my top 10 favorite books. Book Description: “My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer,” the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky.” Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.

Sep 29,  · Life in the GDR was a prescribed one; indoctrination to the party — there was only one — began in grade school and was strengthened through participation in groups like Free German Youth. Dec 01,  · Rather than the image of perfectibility that GDR writers were encouraged to present, Wolf set out in Christa T to imagine the life of an outsider, but she does this from inside what the GDR.

(GDR LGBTQ) Description. In addition to showing how youth understand their identities, Growing Up Queer describes how young people navigate queerness within a culture where being gay is the "new normal." The book moves beyond an oversimplified examination of teenage sexuality and shows, through the voices of young people themselves, the.

publish works by GDR authors and his recognition of works from the GDR as a significant body of literature, which should be published and read in the West, symbolized his response to the Cold War and marked the beginning of a new willingness to pub­ lish GDR literature in Author: Mark W Rectanus.

Facts & Files was responsible for ensuring the authenticity of the exposé and script. We conducted research on documents, pictures and footage, wrote texts and interviewed eye-witnesses.

Based on eye-witness accounts, the website describes daily life and political opposition of teens and young adults in the German Democratic Republic.

This film is based in the former German Democratic Republic=GDR (East Germany). The protagonist Barbara reads Mark Twain's book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to a young girl called Stella. It is possible that this plot point is symbolic if the book was banned in the GDR.

Therefore, I'm trying to ascertain if the book was in fact banned.Photo, Print, Drawing For anti-imperialist solidarity, peace & friendship X World Festival of Youth & Students, Berlin, GDR, The youth-oriented Nazi movement had always attracted a sizable following among right-leaning university students.

Even back in the s they sensed Nazism might be the wave of the future. They joined the National Socialist German Students' League, put on swastika armbands and harassed any anti-Nazi teachers.