Smer - From Pragamtism to Social Democracy? Seeking Identity
|Original title:||Smer - From Pragamtism to Social Democracy? Seeking Identity|
|Type:||Chapter of a book|
|Keywords:||Slovakia; Polical Parties; Left; Smer|
The article analyses the development of the program of Smer, deals with the changes in its ideology as well as describes the process of its "socialdemocratization" that occured primarily because of the international and European influeces. This process is still unfinished in the terms of program documents as well as in the terms of political practice, especially because of the presence of the elements of nationalism in its policy.