Social Democracy and the Working Class in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Germany

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Pub. Date: 1999-12-01
Publisher(s): Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
x
Author's Acknowledgements xii
Introduction
1(18)
Structure of the book
2(5)
The bringing together of labour movement and working-class history
7(3)
The development of the SPD in the context of European Social Democracy
10(2)
GDR and GRG historiography: trapped by finalistic narratives
12(2)
The demise of Communism and the triumphalism of liberal capitalism
14(2)
The labour movement and the project of capitalist modernisation
16(3)
The Origins of Social Democratic Identity, 1789--1875
19(35)
Industrialisation and the origins of wage labour
22(3)
Nineteenth-Century working-class lives
25(2)
Early forms of working-class protest
27(2)
Working-class women
29(4)
Attempts to organise workers: insurrections, journeymen's organisations and workers' educational associations
33(6)
1848, the Brotherhood of Workers and middle-class anxieties
39(3)
Liberals, Christians, Conservatives and Socialists
42(4)
The crisis of German Lib-Labism in the 1860s
46(2)
Social Democratic working-class parties and the beginnings of trade unionism
48(6)
Between Isolation and Integration, 1871--1918
54(40)
Industrialisation and the continued heterogeneity of working-class lives
56(7)
Women at work and in politics
63(3)
The `born proletariat' and the diversity of working-class identities: Eigen-Sinn, Christianity and ethnicity
66(6)
The Anti-Socialist Law and its consequences
72(4)
Labour movement culture
76(3)
The SPD between isolation and integration
79(9)
Social Democratic internationalism and the First World War
88(6)
In Defence of the Republican State, 1918--1933
94(42)
The revolution of 1918--19
94(8)
The labour movement divided: Communists and Social Democrats
102(10)
The heyday of anarcho-syndicalism
112(3)
The Catholic labour movement
115(1)
Stumbling stones on the SPD's road towards becoming a catch-all party
116(5)
Social Democracy and the `woman question'
121(3)
Corporatism, Fordism and economic democracy
124(6)
Social Democracy and the rise of Nazism
130(6)
Social Democracy under Conditions of Illegality, 1933--1989
136(42)
Resistance to National Socialism
138(4)
Workers and the Nazi state
142(9)
Exile politics
151(3)
Communists and Social Democrats after 1945
154(8)
SED and workers in the socialist state
162(7)
From campaigns against Social Democracy to the Social Democratisation of the SED
169(3)
The rebirth of Social Democracy from among the citizens' movement
172(3)
The Party of Democratic Socialism
175(3)
From Golden Age to the End of Social Democracy? The FRG, 1945--1998
178(41)
Social Democracy and the German Left after the war: continuities and discontinuities
180(5)
Remaking the SPD in the long years of opposition, 1949--1966
185(5)
The deproletarianisation of West German society
190(5)
The Grand Coalition, 1966--1969
195(3)
The social-liberal coalition, 1969--1982
198(4)
New converts? The SPD, the middle classes and organised religion
202(3)
Social Democracy and the challenge of the Green Party
205(2)
Intra-party divisions and the struggle between modernisers and traditionalists in the SPD
207(5)
Social Democracy and the challenges of neo-liberalism
212(4)
Social Democracy and the reunification of Germany
216(1)
1998: towards a renaissance of Social Democracy?
217(2)
Conclusion
219(14)
Social Democracy and the nation state
219(4)
Social Democracy as party of government and as social movement
223(2)
The German labour movement and its Western European context
225(2)
Remaking Social Democracy in the 1990s
227(2)
Social Democracy and the `woman question'
229(4)
Select Bibliographical Essay 233(18)
Maps 251(5)
Index 256

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