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Author Kürti, László, 1953-
Title Youth and the state in Hungary : capitalism, communism, and class / Laszlo Kurti.
Imprint London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2002.

Series Anthropology, culture, and society.
Anthropology, culture, and society.
Subject Youth -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Social conditions.
Youth movements -- Hungary -- Budapest.
Socialism and youth -- Hungary -- Budapest.
XXI. Kerület (Budapest, Hungary) -- Social conditions.
Hungary -- Social conditions -- 1945-1989.
Hungary -- Social conditions -- 1989-
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-292) and index.
Contents Introduction : theoretical perspectives -- Historical ethnography, ethnographic history : peasants into workers -- Development of Red Csepel : youth during monarchy and fascism -- Vanguard youth : from Stalinism to state socialism -- Existing state socialism : socialisation and youth -- The Communist Youth League : ideology, culture and allienation -- Youth against the state : friends, partners and family -- Hungary's Manhattan : "The Velvet Revolution" and the re-making of capitalist youth -- Epilogue : class, youth and the state.
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Summary This work takes as its focus the nature of Hungary's youth movements since the 1930s. In a detailed ethnographic study, the text covers the lives of youth workers in the Csepel district of Budapest in the context of the political and economic transformations witnessed during the 20th century.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849641227 (electronic bk.)
1849641226 (electronic bk.)
074531791X (hard)
9780745317915 (hard)
0745317901 (pbk.)
9780745317908 (pbk.)
OCLC # 654106266
Additional Format Print version: Kurti, Laszlo, 1953- Youth and the state in Hungary. London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2002 9780745317915 (DLC) 2002004467 (OCoLC)49415938.