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Nationell Identitet och Identitetspolitik i post-kommunistiska Centraleuropa: En jämförande studie om Polen och Ungern

Nilsson, Erik LU (2012) STVK01 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
Nationalism and populism are growing phenomenon in a changing Europe. When the concept of the nation-state is questioned or challenged, the political discourses regarding national identity are changing aswell.
Since the rapid change in post-communist Central-and Eastern Europe, questions regarding national identity have risen on the region’s political agenda. Nationalists and populists have taken it to the center of the political stage and all the way to the government’s office in countries like Poland and Hungary. The decline of left and liberals in both countries has left an open space for conservatives and nationalists. The identity-politics in both Poland and Hungary struggles with historical ethno-symbolism aswell as trying to answer... (More)
Nationalism and populism are growing phenomenon in a changing Europe. When the concept of the nation-state is questioned or challenged, the political discourses regarding national identity are changing aswell.
Since the rapid change in post-communist Central-and Eastern Europe, questions regarding national identity have risen on the region’s political agenda. Nationalists and populists have taken it to the center of the political stage and all the way to the government’s office in countries like Poland and Hungary. The decline of left and liberals in both countries has left an open space for conservatives and nationalists. The identity-politics in both Poland and Hungary struggles with historical ethno-symbolism aswell as trying to answer the “what to do with the old elites?” question. How can national identity in the two countries be understood by its identity-politics and can this shine a new light on theories of nationalism? With the rise of radical nationalist Jobbik in Hungary and anti-clerical Palikot Movement in Poland, the countries that once followed the same political paths might, be choosing different directions. (Less)
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Nilsson, Erik LU
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course
STVK01 20121
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
nationalism, post-kommunism, populism, polen, ungern
language
Swedish
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2543023
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2012-06-27 10:47:57
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2012-06-27 10:47:57
@misc{2543023,
  abstract     = {Nationalism and populism are growing phenomenon in a changing Europe. When the concept of the nation-state is questioned or challenged, the political discourses regarding national identity are changing aswell.
Since the rapid change in post-communist Central-and Eastern Europe, questions regarding national identity have risen on the region’s political agenda. Nationalists and populists have taken it to the center of the political stage and all the way to the government’s office in countries like Poland and Hungary. The decline of left and liberals in both countries has left an open space for conservatives and nationalists. The identity-politics in both Poland and Hungary struggles with historical ethno-symbolism aswell as trying to answer the “what to do with the old elites?” question. How can national identity in the two countries be understood by its identity-politics and can this shine a new light on theories of nationalism? With the rise of radical nationalist Jobbik in Hungary and anti-clerical Palikot Movement in Poland, the countries that once followed the same political paths might, be choosing different directions.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Erik},
  keyword      = {nationalism,post-kommunism,populism,polen,ungern},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Nationell Identitet och Identitetspolitik i post-kommunistiska Centraleuropa: En jämförande studie om Polen och Ungern},
  year         = {2012},
}