Patrons and Clients. Bulgarian Examples and Balkan Parallels of the Late XIX and Early XX Century Cover Image
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Патрони и клиенти. Български примери и балкански паралели от края на XIX и началото на XX век
Patrons and Clients. Bulgarian Examples and Balkan Parallels of the Late XIX and Early XX Century

Author(s): Dobrinka Parusheva
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Economy, Education, Sociology, Local History / Microhistory, Modern Age, Recent History (1900 till today), Adult Education, State/Government and Education, Applied Sociology, Social development, Family and social welfare, Rural and urban sociology, Welfare services, Economic development, 19th Century, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), Social Norms / Social Control, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: patronage; clientelism; networks; political elite; Bulgarian politics

Summary/Abstract: Although belonging to the corporate tradition of the Ottoman Empire, the relationship between patrons and clients continue to play a role in modern Balkan countries. This article presents and analyzes examples of this vertical type of social networks in order to explain some peculiarities of the way in which Bulgarian politics operates in the late nineteenth century.

  • Issue Year: 25/2017
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 600-612
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Bulgarian