Some theses on “Kádárism”

The study evaluates the Kadar regime as a sub-type of state socialism. Following a short description of state socialism, the authors analyse the world system relations which also set the place of the Kadar system. The article touches on the issue of the basis of this system. Discussing the after-life of the Kadar era, the authors identify with the standpoint that places the roots of much of the present phenomena of politics in the Kadar period.