History of Social Law in Germany

Authors: Stolleis, Michael

  • Sole available history of social law in Germany
  • Explains a complicated system in a clear way
  • The legal history is embedded in the political and social history
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The sole available comprehensive history of social law and the model of social welfare in Germany. The book explains the origins since the medieval times, but concentrates on the 19th and 20th centuries, especially on the introduction of the social insurance 1881-1889, of the expansion of the system in the Weimar Republic, under the Nazi-System and after World War II in theĀ FRG and the GDR. The system of social welfare in Germany is one of the pillars of economic stability.

About the authors

Michael Stolleis, born 1941, holds the chair in public law and early modern legal history at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main (Germany) from 1975 to 2006. He was director of the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History from 1991 to 2009. Main work: History of public law in Germany, 4 vol. 1988, 1992, 1999, 2012. Translations of his books are available in various languages.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • I. Introduction

    Stolleis, Michael

    Pages 1-9

  • II. Social Protection in the Middle Ages and in the Early Modern State: Alms, Poor Relief [Armenpolizei], Care, Social Help

    Stolleis, Michael

    Pages 11-27

  • III. Social Policy in the Empire: The Insurance Solution

    Stolleis, Michael

    Pages 29-81

  • IV. The First World War

    Stolleis, Michael

    Pages 83-93

  • V. The Weimar Republic

    Stolleis, Michael

    Pages 95-134

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eBook $129.00
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38453-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-51367-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
History of Social Law in Germany
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-38454-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-38454-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-38453-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51367-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 258
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