Overview how the second report is structured


  • Participation in transformation: socioeconomic development in Germany
  • Production and participation: profile and concepts of socioeconomic reporting

Division I: The German social model and model of production in transition

  • Gender and gender regimes
  • ‘Participatory capitalism’. Fordist economic development and transformation in Germany 1950-2009
  • East Germany
  • Regional disparities
  • Redefining ‘civil basic education’ and educational participation at risk
  • Socioeconomic dynamics of the energy turnaround
  • Flexibility and security: Germany in international comparison
  • Projection of the socioeconomic development until 2020

Division II: Insecure employment participation

  • Employment participation
  • Flexibility and capital market
  • The firms´ labour demand and employment
  • Quality of work

Division III: Life courses in transformation

  • Structure, diversity and inequality in life courses
  • Young adults
  • Employment trajectories in the main working age. Pluralisation and rising precarity?
  • Transitions to retirement

Division IV: Inequality and diversity of lifestyles

  • Household, family and social ties
  • Personal distribution of income
  • Household-related services
  • Working time and time for living
  • Ethnicity in the German immigration society


  • References
  • List of tables and figures
  • List of data sources
  • List of authors and co-workers