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Rival Temptations and Passive Resistance

János Mátyás Kovács

in Many Globalizations

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780195151466
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199834914 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195151461.003.0007
 Rival Temptations and Passive Resistance

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The withdrawal of Soviet domination at the end of the Cold War left Hungary doubly exposed to Western influences, and its susceptibility to globalization pressures needs to be calibrated accordingly. This requires some care, as the post‐communist nouveau riche class exhibits a receptivity quite contrary to that of the Hungarian people in general.

Keywords: culture; globalization; Hungary

Chapter.  15437 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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