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The politics of economic decline in East Germany, 1945-1989
This work offers a comprehensive study of East German economic policy over the course of the state's 40-year history. Analyzing both the making of economic policy at the national level and theExpand
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The transatlantic divide over democracy promotion
Potential disagreement exists between Europe and the United States over how, not whether, to promote democracy. Will democracy promotion become yet another new source of transatlantic tension, or isExpand
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Honecker's Revenge: The Enduring Legacy of German Unification in the 2005 Election
At first glance, any analysis of contemporary Germany would seem to require only minimally thinking about the former German Democratic Republic (gdr). For most East Germans, life in the GDR isExpand
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Deadly Communities: Local Political Milieus and the Persecution of Jews in Occupied Poland
Why, after the outbreak of World War II in Eastern Europe, did the inhabitants of some communities erupt in violence against their Jewish neighbors? The authors hypothesize that the greater theExpand
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The Weimar/Russia Comparison
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Beyond Dictatorship and Democracy: Rethinking National Minority Inclusion and Regime Type in Interwar Eastern Europe
Most standard models of democratization privilege class-based actors and the regimes they prefer to account for patterns of dictatorship and democracy. These models are ill suited, however, toExpand
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As Europe Gets Larger, Will It Disappear?
Political theorists from Plato and Aristotle to Machiavelli and Montesquieu have frequently commented on the connection between the size of a political community and its coherence. The dominantExpand
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Structure of a bacterial microcompartment shell protein bound to a cobalamin cofactor.
The EutL shell protein is a key component of the ethanolamine-utilization microcompartment, which serves to compartmentalize ethanolamine degradation in diverse bacteria. The apparent function ofExpand
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Who Voted Communist? Reconsidering the Social Bases of Radicalism in Interwar Poland
Research on the sources of support for the communists in interwar Poland has emphasized the role of ethnic minorities, especially the Jews. To what degree did Poland's national minorities vote forExpand
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Does Familiarity Breed Contempt? Inter-Ethnic Contact and Support for Illiberal Parties*
Does contact between ethnic groups lead to greater support for liberal parties? Research on this debate in the U.S. context is contaminated by high levels of mobility and a truncated party palette.Expand
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