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Michel Foucault, writing in 1976, characterized the totalitarian State apparatus as an "archipelago of prisons". This function of the State was especially obvious, on a daily basis, in the German Democratic Republic following the building of the Berlin Wall in 1961. While the Wall was a visible...

Author(s)
Reinhart, K.
Publisher
Verlag Karl Hofmann, Schorndorf, Germany
Citation
Sportwissenschaft, 2004, 34, 4, pp 460-483
Abstract

The structure of the sports organization of the former GDR is described with particular attention to the role of the DTSB (the German Gymnastics and Sports Federation). The theoretical differentiation of sport as a social sub-system was impeded by party political claims of control. The...

Author(s)
Baur, J.; Spitzer, G.; Telschow, S.
Citation
Sportwissenschaft, 1997, 27, 4, pp 369-390
Abstract

The mechanisms responsible for the health benefits of sport were investigated. The hypothesis was that physical exercise had five effects on stress related illness: direct, preventive, protective, resource defending and resource enhancing. Some 235 East Germans who moved to the west in the autumn...

Author(s)
Fuchs, R.; Hahn, A.; Schwarzer, R.
Citation
Sportwissenschaft, 1994, 24, 1, pp 67-81
Abstract

The opening up of the borders of the countries of Eastern Europe in 1990/91 has generated increasing flows of tourists particularly from Western European countries. These tourists can essentially be categorized into two groups: the inquisitive and business tourists. Many more see the occasion as...

Author(s)
Kreck, L. A.; Grossmann, M.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1994, 49, 1, pp 14-22
Abstract

Young people represent a growing segment of the leisure market in Germany. There appear, however, to be differences in the leisure expectations and behaviour of this population segment depending on whether they come from the former East or West German states. These trends were identified from the...

Citation
Amusement-Industrie, 1993, 23, 88, pp 22-23
Abstract

The objectives and content of the physical education curriculum in the GDR from its beginning in 1946 up to the unification of Germany in 1990 are investigated. The aim is to pinpoint the changes that have taken place over the period and to highlight the nature of the reforms which were first...

Author(s)
Helmke, C.; Naul, R.; Rode, J.
Citation
Sportunterricht, 1991, 40, 10, pp 382-394
Abstract

Physical educators of the former GDR are undergoing an assessment and evaluation of their work. New teaching concepts are being studied and tested, and approved concepts examined and further developed. The article uses a physical education lesson to show how, on the basis of an approved order and...

Author(s)
Porschütz, W.
Citation
Sportunterricht, 1991, 40, 10, pp 377-381
Abstract

In the GFR the leisure industry grew at a phenomenal pace in the course of economic development. The industry itself is a very important economic factor and generates high levels of employment. For economic as well as other reasons, it is widely felt that the development of leisure in the new...

Author(s)
Blank, J. T.
Citation
Amusement-Industrie, 1991, 21, 79, pp 26-28
Abstract

Travelling among young people in the former East Germany is much more common among those living in urban as opposed to rural areas. Students were among those most interested in tourism, and 74% of students interviewed for this study had been abroad for tourist purposes more than three times. In...

Author(s)
Schmidt, H.
Citation
Problemy Turystyki, 1990, 13, 1/2, pp 73-84
Abstract

The sports education in the various types of West German secondary schools is described. Rather more school time is devoted to physical education than in East German schools and facilities are also provided for out of school activities. Important trends in this type of education include increasing...

Author(s)
Bäskau, H.
Citation
Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Wilhelm-Pieck-Universität Rostock, Gesellschaftswissenschaftliche Reihe, 1990, 39, 6, pp 139-147

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