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The Political Elite and Trust in EU Institutions after the Crisis. A Comparative Analysis of the Hungarian Case

Elites and People: Challenges to Democracy

ISBN: 978-1-83867-916-3, eISBN: 978-1-83867-915-6

ISSN: 0195-6310

Publication date: 7 October 2019

Abstract

Finally, turning to the international stage again, the elite–population opinion gap is investigated. It is usually the case that elites are more pro-European than the public. Recently, however, in some respects the Hungarian political elite has shown less trust in EU institutions than the population.

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Acknowledgements

György Lengyel acknowledges receipt of a grant from EFOP 3.6.3 when finalising this chapter. Laura Szabó was supported by OTKA NN 110917 while working on a project related to this chapter.

Citation

Lengyel, G. and Szabó, L. (2019), "The Political Elite and Trust in EU Institutions after the Crisis. A Comparative Analysis of the Hungarian Case", Engelstad, F., Gulbrandsen, T., Mangset, M. and Teigen, M. (Ed.) Elites and People: Challenges to Democracy (Comparative Social Research, Vol. 34), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 91-111. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0195-631020190000034005

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