Jahrbuch Deutsche Einheit 2022

November 14, 2022

In her contribution "Civil Society as a Driver of Cotransformation?", Agnes Anna Arndt analyses one of the most enigmatic concepts of the late 20th century and shows how mutual perceptions in Eastern and Western Europe contributed to its profiling and popularisation. According to Arndt, public appeals to civil society were associated with hopes of emotionally absorbing and politically containing the economic and social problems of the 1990s in both parts of Europe.

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