By S. Alexander Weinstock
The plans for this examine have been formulated among 1956 and 1958. For your time then, I were drawn to the procedures of non-public and social lodging and within the elements that have been chargeable for resistance to alter. whereas a graduate pupil at Columbia college at the moment, i used to be additionally affiliated with a multidisciplinary study workforce at Cornell college scientific faculties learning the reactions of individuals of assorted cultural and social backgrounds to events of pressure. The Hungarian refugees have been one of many teams being studied. I therefore determined to adopt a research of the method of acculturation, the Hungarian refugees offering an excellent inhabitants. i didn't anticipate to come across any severe problems. remember that, the paintings used to be beset with each type of hassle, monetary, conceptual, etc., that typically accompanies learn initiatives. it's only now, greater than a decade later, that i'm in a position to current my findings of their ultimate shape. i'm happy to have this chance to precise my in debtedness to the numerous those that made thIS learn attainable. i've been lucky in having lecturers, colleagues, and associates, an analogous individual, who helped me within the formula frequently all in of the matter, provided encouragement alongside each step, and taught me the very abilities i used to be to use.
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Budapest, which had once been the administrative center of a great state, was now suddenly the capital of a small country, and therefore could not utilize tne large number of civil servants already living there. In addition, the numerous Hungarian civil servants living in former AustroHungarian territories were forced to return to Hungary after the signing of the Treaty of Trianon. Faced with this plethora of civil servants and determined to counter with a strengthened petty nobility, Horthy created a new order of knights, the Order of Heroes, with himself as the head.
The workers were further burdened with compulsory attendance at numerous party meetings. Here the party officials would describe the supposed rising standard of living and would discuss other party matters. Until I956, every worker was also obliged to contribute to various "peace loans" for which a month's wages was considered the typical contribution. Only through frequent changes of jobs and chronic absenteeism could the worker express his dissatisfaction with the working conditions. The government responded by subjecting violators of work-discipline to punishment.
Since members of other nationalities have been assimilated into the Magyars during the past moo years, the term "Magyar" is used in this study only when differentiating that part of the population of Greater Hungary which identifies with the Magyar language and culture from the various minority groups who have settled in Hungary but identify with other languages and cultures. In other instances, all people who identify with the Magyar language and culture are designate as "Hungarian," regardless of their origins.