Political Science / Political Ideologies / Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism

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Paths for Cuba

Paths for Cuba

Reforming Communism in Comparative Prospective

Cuban studies scholars explore reforms, away from communism.

Strategic Frames

Strategic Frames

Europe, Russia, and Minority Inclusion in Estonia and Latvia

Strategic Frames analyzes minority policies in Estonia and Latvia following their independence from the Soviet Union. It weighs the powerful influence of both Europe and Russia on their policy choices, and how this intersected with the costs and benefits of policy changes for the politicians in each state.

The Thaw Generation

The Thaw Generation

Coming of Age in the Post-Stalin Era

Winner of the 2009 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

An insider’s look at the Soviet dissident movement—the intellectuals who, during the Khrushchev and Brezhnev eras, dared to challenge an oppressive system and demand the rights guaranteed by the Soviet constitution. Fired from their jobs, hunted by the KGB, “tried,” and imprisoned, Alexeyeva and other activists, through their dedication and sacrifices, focused international attention on thuman rights in the USSR.

Varieties of Marxist Humanism

Varieties of Marxist Humanism

Philosophical Revision in Postwar Eastern Europe

Satterwhite analyzes the work of revisionist thinkers in four East European countries whose critique of the orthodox “official” Marxism laid the philosophical groundwork for the 1989-1990 upheavals in Eastern Europe and a reassessment of Marxist thought generally throughout the world.

After Marx, Before Lenin

After Marx, Before Lenin

Marxism and Socialist Working-Class Parties in Europe, 1884-1914

Steenson offers new interpretations of the history and nature of socialist movements in Germany, France, Austria, and Italy, from after Karl Marx’s death until World War I.

Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia

Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia

Ideology and Industrial Organization, 1917-1921

A profile of the Bolshevik attempt to build a a new state by mobilizing the working class, in effect building society, that in the end resulted in failed institutions and weakened bureaucracy.

Not One Man Not One Penny

Not One Man Not One Penny

This book offers an introduction to the origins and development of German social democracy up to the First World War, by drawing upon protocols of the German Social Democratic Party, the party press, correspondence of leading figures, and scholarly research.

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