Reichszentralbehörden, regionale Behörden und wissenschaftliche Hochschulen für die zehn westdeutschen Länder sowie Berlin

Author: Institut für Zeitgeschichte

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110950391

Category: History

Page: 752

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This inventory furnishes for the first time the proof of the whereabouts of the records of central authorities and institutions of National Socialist Germany in all state archives. In part 1 the records of West Germany and Berlin regarding to this matter are recorded and described according to a special scheme. The material is structured in administrative and organizing units.

Hitler's Justice

The Courts of the Third Reich

Author: Ingo Müller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 349

View: 5338

A study of the justice system in the Third Reich explores the response of Germany's legal profession to Nazi power

The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" in Nazi Germany

Author: Horst Junginger

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004341889

Category: Religion

Page: 468

View: 3343

During the time of the Third Reich a vibrant “Jew research” arose. In its core it combined religious and racial studies to reinvigorate Christian anti-Judaism and to substantiate the political measures against the Jews on a new scientific basis.

Protecting Motherhood

Women and the Family in the Politics of Postwar West Germany

Author: Robert G. Moeller

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520205161

Category: History

Page: 346

View: 338

"Entirely original. . . . All future texts on modern Germany will have to take on board the findings of this major study."--Volker Berghahn, author of Modern Germany

Life and Times in Nazi Germany

Author: Lisa Pine

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474217958

Category: History

Page: 304

View: 1602

Lisa Pine assembles an impressive array of influential scholars in Life and Times in Nazi Germany to explore the variety and complexity of life in Germany under Hitler's totalitarian regime. The book is a thematic collection of essays that examine the extent to which social and cultural life in Germany was permeated by Nazi aims and ambitions. Each essay deals with a different theme of daily German life in the Nazi era, with topics including food, fashion, health, sport, art, tourism and religion all covered in chapters based on original and expert scholarship. Life and Times in Nazi Germany, which also includes 24 images and helpful end-of-chapter select bibliographies, provides a new lens through which to observe life in Nazi Germany – one that highlights the everyday experience of Germans under Hitler's rule. It illuminates aspects of life under Nazi control that are less well-known and examines the contradictions and paradoxes that characterised daily life in Nazi Germany in order to enhance and sophisticate our understanding of this period in the nation's history. This is a crucial volume for all students of Nazi Germany and the history of Germany in the 20th century.

A Modern History of German Criminal Law

Author: Thomas Vormbaum

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642372732

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 3597

Increasingly, international governmental networks and organisations make it necessary to master the legal principles of other jurisdictions. Since the advent of international criminal tribunals this need has fully reached criminal law. A large part of their work is based on comparative research. The legal systems which contribute most to this systemic discussion are common law and civil law, sometimes called continental law. So far this dialogue appears to have been dominated by the former. While there are many reasons for this, one stands out very clearly: Language. English has become the lingua franca of international legal research. The present book addresses this issue. Thomas Vormbaum is one of the foremost German legal historians and the book's original has become a cornerstone of research into the history of German criminal law beyond doctrinal expositions; it allows a look at the system’s genesis, its ideological, political and cultural roots. In the field of comparative research, it is of the utmost importance to have an understanding of the law’s provenance, in other words its historical DNA.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Economy and Society

Author: Jürgen Backhaus,Wolfgang Drechsler

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387329803

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 246

View: 2725

Friedrich Nietzsche’s influence on the development of modern social sciences has not been well documented. This volume reconsiders some of Nietzsche’s writings on economics and the science of state, pioneering a line of research up to now unavailable in English. The authors intend to provoke conversation and inspire research on the role that this much misunderstood philosopher and cultural critic has played – or should play – in the history of economics.

The Perils of Peace

The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Author: Jessica Reinisch

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199660794

Category: History

Page: 324

View: 7070

An archive-based study examining how the four Allies - Britain, France, the United States and the Soviet Union - prepared for and conducted their occupation of Germany after its defeat in 1945. Uses the case of public health to shed light on the complexities of the immediate post-war period.

Thinking About Social Policy

The German Tradition

Author: Franz-Xaver Kaufmann

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642195016

Category: Political Science

Page: 166

View: 9891

The book traces the political history of the concept of social policy. „Social policy“ originated in Germany in the mid 19th century as a scholarly term that made a career in politics. The term became more prominent only after World War II. Kaufmann, the doyen of the sociology of social policy in Germany, argues that „social policy“ responds to the modern disjunction between “state” and “society” diagnosed by the German philosopher Hegel. Hegel’s disciple Lorenz von Stein saw social policy as a means to pacify the capitalist class conflict. After World War II, social policy expanded in an unprecedented way, changing its character in the process. Social policy turned from class politics into a policy for the whole population, with new concepts – like "social security", "redistribution" and "quality of life" - and new overarching formulas, "social market economy" and "social state" (the German version of “welfare state”). Both formulas have remained indeterminate and contested, indicating the inherent openness of the idea of the “social”.

Literary Trials

Exceptio Artis and Theories of Literature in Court

Author: Ralf Grüttemeier

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 150130318X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

View: 3191

From the 19th century onwards, famous literary trials have caught the attention of readers, academics and the public at large. Indeed it is striking that more often than not, it was the texts of renowned writers that were dealt with by the courts, as for example Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal in France, James Joyce's Ulysses and Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer in the US, D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover in Great-Britain, up to the more recent trials on Klaus Mann's Mephisto and Maxim Biller's novel Esra in Germany. By bringing together international leading experts, Literary Trials represents the first step towards a systematic discussion of literary trials on a global scale. Beginning by first reassessing some of the most famous of these trials, it also analyses less well-known but significant literary trials. Special attention is paid to recent developments in the relationship between literature and judicature, pointing towards an increasing role for libel and defamation in the societal demarcation of what literature is, and is not, allowed to do.

Crossing Hitler

The Man Who Put the Nazis on the Witness Stand

Author: Benjamin Carter Hett

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199708592

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 5983

During a 1931 trial of four Nazi stormtroopers, known as the Eden Dance Palace trial, Hans Litten grilled Hitler in a brilliant and merciless three-hour cross-examination, forcing him into multiple contradictions and evasions and finally reducing him to helpless and humiliating rage (the transcription of Hitler's full testimony is included.) At the time, Hitler was still trying to prove his embrace of legal methods, and distancing himself from his stormtroopers. The courageous Litten revealed his true intentions, and in the process, posed a real threat to Nazi ambition. When the Nazis seized power two years after the trial, friends and family urged Litten to flee the country. He stayed and was sent to the concentration camps, where he worked on translations of medieval German poetry, shared the money and food he was sent by his wealthy family, and taught working-class inmates about art and literature. When Jewish prisoners at Dachau were locked in their barracks for weeks at a time, Litten kept them sane by reciting great works from memory. After five years of torture and hard labor-and a daring escape that failed-Litten gave up hope of survival. His story was ultimately tragic but, as Benjamin Hett writes in this gripping narrative, it is also redemptive. "It is a story of human nobility in the face of barbarism." The first full-length biography of Litten, the book also explores the turbulent years of the Weimar Republic and the terror of Nazi rule in Germany after 1933. [in sidebar] Winner of the 2007 Fraenkel Prize for outstanding work of contemporary history, in manuscript. To be published throughout the world.

The German Law of Torts

A Comparative Treatise

Author: B. S. Markesinis,Hannes Unberath

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 1841132977

Category: Law

Page: 1050

View: 1988

Since its first appearance in 1986 this book has won uniform praise from many of the world's leading comparatists, has been acclaimed by senior judges, and has been cited by the courts of many countries. This new edition of the work, substantially rewritten and systematically updated, contains over 150 leading judgments, most translated in their entirety, along with references to over 2,000 other decisions from Germany and the common law world. While the book remains an ideal tool for teaching comparative torts and comparative methodology, the fact that it has been extensively rewritten and enlarged now also makes it an indispensable source of inspiration for those with a professional interest in tort litigation and tort reform. Topics discussed include economic loss, psychiatric injury, wrongful birth, life and sterilization cases, products liability, traffic accidents, accidents at work, environmental liability and compensation for personal injuries and death.

European Traditions in Civil Procedure

Author: C. H. van Rhee

Publisher: Intersentia nv

ISBN: 905095491X

Category: Law

Page: 344

View: 5869

"[Explores] some of the main trends in the development of civil procedural law during the last two centuries in several European countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, England and Wales, the Netherlands and Belgium). Two of the central issues that are addressed ... are the extent to which the various procedural models have influenced each other and the extent to which common traditions in civil procedural law may be distinguished in Europe. Each general chapter ... is supplemented by three chapters devoted to specific procedural topics: conciliation, party interrogation as evidence, and the role of the judge"--P. [4] of cover.

National Thought in Europe

A Cultural History

Author: Joseph Theodoor Leerssen

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9053569561

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

View: 8426

Ranging widely across countries and centuries, National Thought in Europe critically analyzes the growth of nationalism from its beginnings in medieval ethnic prejudice to the romantic era’s belief in a national soul. A fertile pan-European exchange of ideas, often rooted in literature, led to a notion of a nation’s cultural individuality that transformed the map of Europe. By looking deeply at the cultural contexts of nationalism, Joep Leerssen not only helps readers understand the continent’s past, but he also provides a surprising perspective on contemporary European identity politics.

An Historical Introduction to Private Law

Author: R. C. van Caenegem

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521427456

Category: Law

Page: 215

View: 7438

This book provides an introduction to the rise and development of present-day private law.

Refugees and Migrants in Law and Policy

Challenges and Opportunities for Global Civic Education

Author: Helmut Kury,Sławomir Redo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319721583

Category: Law

Page: 840

View: 5263

Refugees and migration are not a new story in the history of humankind, but in the last few years, against a backdrop of huge numbers of migrants, especially from war-torn countries, they have again been a topic of intensive and contentious discussion in politics, the media and scientific publications. Two United Nations framework declarations on the sustainable development goals and on refugees and migrants adopted in 2016 have prompted the editors – who have a background in international criminology – to invite 60 contributors from different countries to contribute their expertise on civic education aspects of the refugee and migrant crisis in the Global North and South. Comprising 35 articles, this book presents an overview of the interdisciplinary issues involved in irregular migration around the world. It is intended for educationists, educators, diplomats, those working in mass media, decision-makers, criminologists and other specialists faced with questions involving refugees and migrants as well as those interested in improving the prospects of orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration in the context of promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development. Rather than a timeline for migration policies based on “now”, with states focusing on “stopping migration now”, “sending back migrants now” or “bringing in technicians or low-skilled migrant workers now”, there should be a long-term strategy for multicultural integration and economic assimilation. This book, prefaced by François Crépeau, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, and William Lacy Swing, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration, addresses the question of the rights and responsibilities involved in migration from the academic and practical perspectives of experts in the field of social sciences and welfare, and charts the way forward to 2030 and beyond, and also beyond the paradigm of political correctness.

The Phenomenological Approach to Social Reality

History, Concepts, Problems

Author: Alessandro Salice,Hans Bernhard Schmid

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319276921

Category: Philosophy

Page: 379

View: 759

This volume features fourteen essays that examine the works of key figures within the phenomenological movement in a clear and accessible way. It presents the fertile, groundbreaking, and unique aspects of phenomenological theorizing against the background of contemporary debate about social ontology and collective intentionality. The expert contributors explore the insights of such thinkers as Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Adolf Reinach, and Max Scheler. Readers will also learn about other sources that, although almost wholly neglected by historians of philosophy, testify to the vitality of the phenomenological tradition. In addition, the contributions highlight the systematic relevance of phenomenological research by pinpointing its position on social ontology and collective intentionality within the history of philosophy. By presenting phenomenological contributions in a scholarly yet accessible way, this volume introduces an interesting and important perspective into contemporary debate insofar as it bridges the gap between the analytical and the continental traditions in social philosophy. The volume provides readers with a deep understanding into such questions as: What does it mean to share experiences with others? What does it mean to share emotions with friends or to share intentions with partners in a joint endeavor? What are groups? What are institutional facts like money, universities, and cocktail parties? What are values and what role do values play in social reality?