Year 2020, Volume 3 , Issue 1, Pages 23 - 40 2020-05-09

The Hungarian administrative system: from centralization to regionalization and back

Tamás SZİGETVÁRİ [1]


The paper deals with the development of the administrative system in Hungary with a special focus on centralisation and decentralisation processes. It considers the historical patterns and the geographical characteristics of Hungary, and their impact on the above processes. It also examines the legacy of the socialist period, and the possibility of regionalisation in a highly centralised era. The paper discusses the impact of EU membership and the new structure of regionalism in Hungary, and finally, the most recent changes towards a stronger centralisation in administration, and its motives.
Hungary, administrative system
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Primary Language en
Subjects Political Science
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Tamás SZİGETVÁRİ (Primary Author)
Institution: Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies
Country: Hungary


Dates

Application Date : December 12, 2019
Acceptance Date : April 15, 2020
Publication Date : May 9, 2020

APA Szi̇getvári̇, T . (2020). The Hungarian administrative system: from centralization to regionalization and back . Journal of Political Administrative and Local Studies , 3 (1) , 23-40 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jpaljournal/issue/54233/652902