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The transformation of the Hungarian cultural policy: A 20-year perspective

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  • Ákos Tóth


    (University of Debrecen Debrecen Hungary, Kecskemét College Budapest Hungary)

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    Twenty years after the political turn we could assume that the Hungarian cultural policy has changed a lot as more and more arm’s length aspects are being implemented into the system. The establishment of cultural funds and the decentralization of the resource allocation from the central government to the local governments are examples of this transition. But has this transition finished? Is there a transition by the roots or only at the peak of the iceberg? The paper’s aim is to try to find an answer for these questions through an analysis of Hungarian cultural policy, primarily the economic and social aspects. The paper concludes that the Hungarian cultural sector is too eclectic to be sustainable

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    Article provided by Akadémiai Kiadó, Hungary in its journal Society and Economy.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 555-573

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    Handle: RePEc:aka:soceco:v:33:y:2011:i:3:p:555-573
    Note: I would like to thank the reviewers for their useful comments on the first version of the paper and the professors at the University of Debrecen who helped my scientific development with their reflections and comments on my previous papers.
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