Nationalism and Hegemony: Symbolic Politics and Colonization of Culture

TitleNationalism and Hegemony: Symbolic Politics and Colonization of Culture
Publication TypeBook Chapter
AuthorsBozóki, A.
EditorsMagyar, Bálint, and Júlia Vásárhelyi
Book TitleTwenty-Five Sides of a Post-Communist Mafia State
PublisherCentral European University Press
Place of PublicationBudapest-New York
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The twenty-five essays accompany, illustrate and underpin the conceptual framework elaborated in Post-Communist Mafia State, published in conjunction with this volume. Leading specialists analyze the manifestations of the current political regime in Hungary from twenty-five angles. Topics discussed include the ideology, constitutional issues, social policy, the judiciary, foreign relations, nationalism, media, memory politics, corruption, civil society, education, culture and so on. Beyond the basic features of the economy the domains of taxation, banking system, energy policies and the agriculture are treated in dedicated studies.

The essays are based on detailed empirical investigation about conditions in today’s Hungary. They nevertheless contribute to the exploration of the characteristic features of post-communist authoritarian regimes, shared by an increasing number of countries in Europe and Central Asia.

Department of Political Science