By Martin Diewald,Anne Goedicke
The empirical chapters of this booklet draw a accomplished photo of existence path transformation, demonstrating how the mix of existence direction dynamics coupled with a unprecedented velocity of procedure swap have an effect on person lives. How a lot turbulence used to be created via the transition and what kind of balance used to be preserved? How did the skills and assets got earlier than 1989 effect the fortunes within the restructured economic climate? How did the privatization and reorganization of companies effect contributors? Did the transformation reviews range by way of age/cohort and gender? How sturdy have been social networks at paintings and within the kinfolk? have been character features vital mediators of post-1989 luck or failure or have been they really replaced by way of them? How particular have been the East German existence trajectories compared to Poland and West-Germany?
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