||"Ten Years of Social Policy in the Two German States": Article by the Former Director of Social Security of the GDR, Paul Peschke (October 1959)
The GDR saw the introduction of a comprehensive social safety net for its citizens – guaranteed work, housing, free medical care, and pensions – as an important accomplishment of Socialism. At the....
||"The Strict Husband": Letters from Readers of Neues Deutschland (November 14, 1959)
The constitutional equality of men and women in the GDR and the politically desired employment of women collided in daily life with conventional ideas about gender roles. This letter to the editor....