Table of contents for Judging the past in unified Germany / A. James McAdams.

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Part I. Introduction on Judging the East German Past: 1. Interpreting East Germany's history
2. Four types of retrospective justice
Part II. Criminal Justice: Prosecuting GDR Officials: 3. Competing arguments for justice
4. Seeking justice within the law
5. A 'trial of the century'
6. Judicial architects of German unity
7. The risks of going too far
8. An ambiguous message about culpability
Part IV. Disqualifying Justice: Searching for Stasi Collaborators: 9. Contending views on the Stasi's reach
10. Level one: distilling truth from the files
11. Level two: screening for Stasi activity
12. Level three: appealing dismissals before the courts
13. The competing messages of screening
Part V. Moral Justice: Assessing the Complete Record of Dictatorship: 14. Finding fault with the churches
15. A different stand on the Deutschlandpolitik
16. Mixed emotions about the silent majority
17. Revisiting East Germany's difficult past
18. A better commission?
Part VI. Corrective Justice: Returning Private Property: 19. The narrow choices behind the property settlement
20. The challenge of implementing the property statute
The legitimacy of Jewish claims ...
21. ... But the irreversibility of Soviet expropriations
22. Vying responses to GDR-era injustice
23. The ambiguities of drawing the line: an enduring burden of multiple pasts
Part VII. Conclusion: A Manageable Past? 24. The FRG's constrained options
25. Judging the past in the right way
GDR wrongdoing in perspective
26. Contending venues of justice.