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Author Miller, Barbara, 1969-
Title Narratives of guilt and compliance in unified Germany : Stasi informers and their impact on society / Barbara Miller.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Author Miller, Barbara, 1969-
Subject Germany (East). Ministerium für Staatssicherheit.
Informers -- Germany (East) -- Biography.
Internal security -- Germany (East) -- History.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (x, 166 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-160) and index.
Summary Analysing Stasi files and interviews with one time informers, the author examines the confrontation with this legacy in united Germany. She discusses the daily machinations of the state and the motivation and justification of being an informer.
Contents 1. 'A completely normal biography'? -- 2. The recruitment process: a work of art -- 3. On motivation -- 4. Between theory and practice : a day in the life of a Stasi informer -- 5. 'If only I had known' : breaking the bond -- 6. Politicians as informers -- 7. Justice and the law -- 8. The guilt continuum : defining degrees of conformity and resistance -- 9. Looking back -- 10. Re-acquisition of biography -- 11. Impact and implications of an extraordinary legacy.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203004604 (electronic bk.)
9780203004609 (electronic bk.)
0203163249 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203163245 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
OCLC # 50488555
Additional Format Print version: Miller, Barbara, 1969- Narratives of guilt and compliance in unified Germany. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 0415202612 (DLC) 99022402 (OCoLC)40907738