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Hungary's crisis of democracy : the road to serfdom

Author: Peter Wilkin
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the crisis of democracy in Hungary since the election of the Fidesz government in 2010. It argues that Fidesz seeks to challenge the capitalist and democratic transformation that shaped Hungary after the fall of communism by increasing the power of the state over crucial aspects of the economy, society, and the political system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilkin, Peter, 1963-
Hungary's crisis of democracy.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016030620
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wilkin
ISBN: 9780739187920 0739187929
OCLC Number: 953258482
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Hungary in the modern world-system --
Hungary, communism and the democratic transition --
The evolution of Fidesz : from neo-liberals to conservative nationalists --
Social movement protest 1 : the challenge of Jobbik --
Digital governance and media wars : the battle for Hungary's media --
Social movement protest 2 : Milla and virtual politics --
The European Union, NATO and the Hungarian crisis --
Conclusion : the road to serfdom revisited.
Responsibility: Peter Wilkin.

Abstract:

This book examines the crisis of democracy in Hungary since the election of the Fidesz government in 2010. It argues that Fidesz seeks to challenge the capitalist and democratic transformation that shaped Hungary after the fall of communism by increasing the power of the state over crucial aspects of the economy, society, and the political system.

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This book explains Hungary's current democratic crisis by situating it within the semi-periphery of the modern world system, arguing that the Fidesz party's political dominance involves an attempt to Read more...

 
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