Revival: Society in the Making: Hungarian Social and Societal Policy, 1945-75 (1979): Hungarian Social and Societal Policy, 1945-75

1st Edition

Zsuzsa Ferge

Routledge
December 1, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 336 Pages
ISBN 9781138045088 - CAT# Y329680
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This important book is the product of a remarkable experience. A sociologist domiciled in Hungary, the author has intermittently taught and studied in France, Britain and the United States. Few social scientists of the post-Second World War generation have had this range of experience. And, as we know from the history of theoretical physics, psychoanalysis, economic and other fields, Hungary is the incubator of great talents.

A Society in the Making can be read on three levels: as a study of Hungarian social structure, as a case-study in comparative social policy, or as a contribution to the theory of social policy.

As a study of Hungary, the author's book is one of the small but growing number of analyses of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union which avoid denunciamentos and apologetics. It is a sympathetically critical account (as she says 'In social science, there is no neutral act') from which much can be learned.

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