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Occupy the State: The Orbán Regime in Hungary
For 20 years the Hungarian political system was a liberal democracy characterized by a multiparty system, free elections, representational government, a strong opposition, free media, strong, andExpand
The Communist Successor Parties of Central and Eastern Europe
1. Introduction and Theoretical Framework, Andras Bozoki and John T. Ishiyama Part I: Approaches 2. Constraints and Opportunities in the Strategic Conduct of Post-Communist Successor Parties: HerbertExpand
Theoretical Interpretations of Elite Change in East Central Europe
Elite theory enjoyed a remarkable revival in Central and Eastern Europe, and also in international social science research, during the 1990s. Many researchers coming from different schools of thoughtExpand
An externally constrained hybrid regime: Hungary in the European Union
ABSTRACT The paper focuses on the unique, role model characteristics of the Hungarian hybrid regime, the Hungarian political system’s new incarnation forged in the past years’ democratic backslidingExpand
Democratization in Central Europe
Democratization in Central Europe is a success story in historical perspective. Twenty years after the spectacular collapse of communism, most countries, which had belonged to the ”buffer zone”Expand
Adaptation and Change: Characterizing the Survival Strategies of the Communist Successor Parties
Since 1991, the communist successor parties have undergone a considerable transformation. It is clear that the various parties have adopted various strategies of adaptation, and that these strategiesExpand
The ideology of modernization and the policy of materialism: The day after for the socialists
Post‐communist parties in East‐Central Europe can be divided by their policies of modernization or nationalism. Where the political of nationalism had been occupied by parties with a non‐communistExpand
Lawful revolution in Hungary, 1989-94
This monograph examines the transition from a communist totalitarian state and society to democratic capitalism. It analyzes the political, economic, and intellectual efforts to bring about change,Expand