Einigung als Angleichung? Sozialpolitische Folgen des deutschen Einigungsprozesses,
Schlagworte:Deutschland, Wiedervereinigung, Sozialpolitik, DDR, Transformation
Against the Standard hypothesis that German unification will sooner or later end with the economic and social structural equality of East and West Germany it is argued that permanent disparities are the more likely result of the unification process, which will not leave the old West German system unchanged. Some of the likely changes of welfare state institutions are discussed.