CEASEVAL working paper "The sociological characteristics of the discourse on relocation quotas in Hungary" by Endre Sik and Bori Simonovits has been published

The aim of the authors was to describe the main characteristics of the relocation quota discourse in Hungary between 2015 and 2018. This topic was from the very beginning highly politicized all over the EU, and in several countries, was used as the core issue for debating a much wider array of topics, such as sovereignty, and “more or less Europe.” As far as politicization of the refugee crisis is concerned, Hungary is an extreme case where the issue of relocation quotas became the ultimate propaganda tool of a moral panic generating technique, an essential element of which is the moral panic button.

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