Europeanisation and post-peasant populism in Eastern Europe

  title={Europeanisation and post-peasant populism in Eastern Europe},
  author={Juraj Buzalka},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={757 - 771}
  • Juraj Buzalka
  • Published 20 June 2008
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Europe-Asia Studies
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