GLOBALIZATION: The Structural Changes of the Hungarian Sport life after the Communist Regime
Abstract (Summary)The purpose of this work is to gain an understanding of the process of globalization and to address the possible consequences of globalization in Hungary and how the Hungarian society is reacting to these changes. Another purpose of the present work is to interpret the influence of globalization on post-communist Hungary concerning the changes in its sport life. This paper provides general information about the most discussed ideas regarding globalization. For a better understanding of the recent political, economic and cultural situation of Hungary, the history of the country’s last century is outlined. In addition, certain aspects of Hungary’s sport life is introduced regarding the political eras, economic circumstances, and societal structures in the transition period between the communist and the post-communist periods, and Hungary’s accommodation to the process of Europeanization.
School Location:USA - Ohio
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Date of Publication:01/01/2002