"This is one of the first major collections in English devoted solely to the crucial question of how certain groups were officially defined and treated as 'outsiders' in German society under the Nazis. The book takes a laudably wide and imaginative view of its subject, looking beyond the more familiar categories of racial exclusion and complicating the vision of a strictly organized Nazi social order. . . . The authors bring both depth and range to their essays, and the collection as a whole not only offers a series of focussed case studies but also surveys the state of international research in the field."--Jane Caplan, Bryn Mawr College"Gellately and Stoltzfus have put together a most useful collection of essays. It serves as a timely introduction into a dispersed field of research, and it should generate an interest in further debating the history of outsiders and the nature of social panic in the twentieth century."--Michael Geyer, University of ChicagoGellately, Robert is the author of 'Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany', published 2001 under ISBN 9780691086842 and ISBN 0691086842.