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Article by Renate Hürtgen

Herrschaft im Kreis Halberstadt

TD: volume 11, issue 2014, 2, page 235–249

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This article is based on a monograph providing a micro - historical analysis of the way of dealing with applicants in the District of Halberstadt in the 1970s and 1980s. In the following the author describes in particular the role of State Security as part of the “societal front for pushing back applications”, of IMs, as well as some features of their repression practice. She leaves the logic of apparatuses and turns towards actual power relations, presenting astonishing results concerning rule and everyday life in the GDR.

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