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Dictatorship, State Planning, and Social Theory in the German Democratic Republic

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political ideologies,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • History,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • East Germany, DDR,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Germany (East),
  • General,
  • Socialism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764977M
    ISBN 100521820901
    ISBN 109780521820905


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This book examines the way the German Democratic Republic (GDR) worked from the point of view of its leading experts in. This book examines how communist East Germany functioned according to the views of its leading experts in law, economics, philosophy, and cybernetics.

The state-socialist countries aimed for post-capitalist modernization, which they hoped to achieve through dictatorship. The lessons of this Price: $ In this book, I examine social thought and the plan in the German Democratic Republic’s founding decades, from to I trace the development of economics, law, and political philosophy within state social-ism, the political system of one-party dictatorship that was characteristic of the states in the Soviet sphere of influence.

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