POL 02 - February 25, 2008

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1 February 25, 2008 Democratization in Hungary • Stability from the start – Historical factors –S t ra teg ic fac to rs 1 • Multi-party parliamentary system: Multiple veto players • Political parties and election results: Ideological divide similar to Poland Eastern Europe POLAND DENMARK SWEDEN NETH. BEL. LUX. North Sea Baltic Sea Prague Amsterdam Hamburg Berlin Copenhagen Gdansk Luxembourg R.S.F.S.R. LITHUANIA LATVIA Vilnius Warsaw COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES GERMANY AUSTRIA HUNGARY FRANCE CZECH REPUBLIC SLOVAK REPUBLIC SWITZER LAND Munich Stut gart Vienna Innsbruck Bern LIECH. Bratis lav a Budapest ROMANIA Buc harest Ljubljana Zagreb Belgrade BOSNIA- SLOVEN IA CROATIA VOJ VODIN A Venice Bonn 2 Sofia BULGARIA Is tanbul Black Sea Split Sarajevo Dubrovnik Skopje HERZEGOVINA SERBIA MONTENEGRO KOSOVO MACEDONIA (Yugoslavia) ALBANIA Tirane GREECE Athens Adriatic Sea Tyr henian Sea Ionian Sea Aegean Sea ITALY TURKEY Mediter anean Sea Rhodes Crete Sicily Sardinia Corsica TUNISIA Iraklion Palermo Tunis Cagliari Naples Rome Florence Val eta MALTA MONACO 0 100 200 Kilometers 0 100 200 Nautical Miles © Bruce Jones Design Inc. 199 Six former satellites: Independence in late 1989/early 1990 Post-WWII Timeline 1948 1952 Consolidation of communist single-party governments 3 1956 1968 Revolution troops invade Czecho- 1945 1948 1952 Elections in Hungary 1968
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2 Hungary during 1980s • Least centrally controlled economy • Least politically repressive 4 Hungary 1989 • No revolutionary “event” – Split in Communist Party, reformers in
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course POL 02 taught by Professor Andrews during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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