Geographical Metanarratives in East-Central Europe: Neo-Turanism in Hungary

@article{Akal2012GeographicalMI,
  title={Geographical Metanarratives in East-Central Europe: Neo-Turanism in Hungary},
  author={Emel Akçalı and Umut Korkut},
  journal={Eurasian Geography and Economics},
  year={2012},
  volume={53},
  pages={596 - 614}
}
Two EU-based social scientists investigate the geographical metanarrative of Neo-Turanism as articulated by the recently ascendant far-right party Jobbik (Movement for a Better Hungary), which differs from most European far-right movements but shares some elements of the anti-Western orientation with Eurasianism and Pan-Slavism. The authors trace Neo-Turanism's origin to a historical ideology (Turanism) that aspires to terminate Hungary's alliance with the Euro-Atlantic community and instead… 

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