Recht, Staat und Krieg ›Verwirklichte Unwahrscheinlichkeiten‹ in der Habsburgermonarchie

Administory. Journal for the History of Public Administration

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Title Recht, Staat und Krieg ›Verwirklichte Unwahrscheinlichkeiten‹ in der Habsburgermonarchie
Creator Becker, Peter; Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung
Subject Geschichte; Verwaltung; Verwaltungsgeschichte;
Geschichte; Verwaltung; Verwaltungsgeschichte; History; Administration; History of Administration; Gouvernementalität; Politik; Regierung; Staat, Habsburgermonarchie; Erster Weltkrieg; Österreichische Geschichte; Oberster Gerichtshof;
Description I have used Joseph Redlich’s witty characterization of the Habsburg monarchy as the "old empire of realized improbabilities" to explore the strained relations between state and society, between public officials and the State resp. the monarch during the First World War. Relying on a close reading of the debates at and decisions of the Austrian Supreme Court, I look at the improbable coexistence of the state of exception and the rule of law, of the codification of service regulations and the solipsistic engagement with them by public servants. I am particularly interested in the role of these‚ realized improbabilities’ for the delegitimization of monarchical rule. <h4>About the Author</h4>Peter Becker is Professor of Austrian History at the university of Vienna. His research focuses on the history of state building and administrative reform in the Habsburg Empire and the First Republic and on the engagement of the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states with the internationalism of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He has published widely on the history of public administration (cf. exemplarily Bürokratie, in: Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte, 30. 8. 2016, Becker_buerokratie_v1_de_2016; Sprachvollzug im Amt. Kommunikation und Verwaltung im Europa des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts. Bielefeld: Transcript 2011) 
Publisher Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung
Date 2016-09-26
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

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Source Administory. Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte; Bd. 1 (2016): Verwaltungsgeschichte im Dialog/Administrative History in Dialogue
ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration; Bd. 1 (2016): Verwaltungsgeschichte im Dialog/Administrative History in Dialogue
Language deu
Coverage Österreich; Habsburgmonarchie
19. Jahrhundert; 20. Jahrhundert

Rights Copyright (c) 2016 Peter Becker

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