Characteristics of Privatization in Hungary and Some of its Social Effects

  • Teréz Laky
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


The transition from a planned to a market economy had hardly begun in Hungary when sociologists and other social scientists sensitive to social ills began to voice their fears of and hopes for the effects of the economic transformation. A number of more or less amorphous or malleable new phrases have cropped up both in jargon of sociological discourse and in common speech, all denoting supposed or real social problems. In the course of this chapter I will discuss some of these.


Private Sector Social Effect Foreign Owner Limited Liability Company Privatization Process 
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