Anton Pelinka is a professor of political science and nationalism studies at the Central European University. His books include Politics of the Lesser Evil: Leadership, Democracy, and Jaruzelski's Poland (Transaction, 1999); (co-ed, with Ruth Wodak) The Haider Phenomenon in Austria (Transaction, 2002); and Democracy Indian Style: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Creation of India's Political Culture (Transaction, 2003)
Published in: openSecurityFrom Pan-Germanism to new populism in Austria
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Hungary: democracy through twilight
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Austria after Hans Dichand
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Hungary’s election, and Viktor Orbán’s choice
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Jörg Haider, the polariser
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