Essays about: "east Germany"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words east Germany.

  1. 1. The Dissatisfied Right:A Micro-Level Analysis of Political Dissatisfaction in Supporters of the Populist Radical Right in Rural East Germany

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Franziska Höhne; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : political dissatisfaction; populism; PRR; electorate; AfD; east Germany;

    Abstract : Contemporary election results of the populist radical right (PRR) reveal significant spatial variation of PRR support within countries. To a large extent, this variation is believed to be based on local and regional differences within the PRR’s electorate, which calls for the inclusion of micro-level analyses in our study of the PRR. READ MORE

  2. 2. In between East and West : Eastern German Identity Construction along the East-West Binary and the Potential for Transformation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marie Robinski; [2021]
    Keywords : East Germany; East-West Debate; Post-Unification Generation; Social Identity Theory; Binary Opposition; Discourse; Narrative Analysis;

    Abstract : 30 years into the existence of a unified German Republic, the emphasis of differences, the use of stereotypes and the existence of economic inequalities remain. This affects the younger post-unification generation - children that were born after 1989. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Fear of Immigration- Its Roots and Underlying Dynamics in East Germany from a Socio-Economic Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lisa Köhler; [2020]
    Keywords : Immigration; East Germany; Socio-Economic Background; Minimum Wage; Financial Crisis; Socio-Economic Panel; Goldthorpe; Economic Security; Economic Satisfaction; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of immigration and its management is very controversial and highly discussed. Hence, it continues to have a huge impact on the today’s societies and the political climate. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I am East German” - How an East German identity is experienced and defined by the generation born after reunification

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Eniglein; [2019-10-18]
    Keywords : identity; East Germany; intergenerational narratives; media narratives; Heimat; regional identities;

    Abstract : The increased success of right-wing movements and populist parties in East Germany since 2015 led to a public debate about the East and the people who live there. An increased number of young East Germans are now participating in talks and debates about the East, addressing the regions´ problems and challenges but also trying to counter argue its negative image (Engler and Hensel 2018a, 9). READ MORE

  5. 5. The spill-over effects of Germany’s first federal minimum wage

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Nordqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : minimum wage; spill-over effects; hourly wage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether individuals who earn marginally above a minimum wage are experiencing spill-over effects as a result of its implementation, adjustment and existence. It focuses on Germany’s federal statutory minimum wage regime that was introduces in 2015 and later adjusted in 2017, through the experiences of individuals who earned 100% to 110% of the new wage floor in 2014. READ MORE