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

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

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Strategic Frames

|9780822965114|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. Prior to EU accession, policymakers were slow to adopt minority-friendly policies for ethnic Russians despite mandates from the European Union. These initiatives faced majority opposition, and politicians sought to maintain the status quo and their positions. As Jennie L. Schulze reveals, despite the…

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After Marx, Before Lenin

|9780822985297|Marxism and Socialist Working-Class Parties in Europe, 1884-1914|In this book, Gary P. 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. Based largely on Friedrich Engels's correspondence and those of other socialist party leaders, Steenson analyzes Engels's view of European politics and those of his strategic counsel. He also derives the standards of Marxian orthodoxy from party publications and the political press. The central importance of Engels is clear, as is the seductive appeal of his frequently insightful, often misguided counsel to…

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Not One Man Not One Penny

|9780822953296|The German social democratic movement was the first mass, working-class party in world history, and a prototype for one of the major features of twentieth-century politics. Gary P. Steenson presents 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. Steenson also offers biographical sketches of prominent party officials, and translations of party programs and bylaws in the appendix.| Gary P. Steenson|| History / Europe / Germany History / General Political Science /…

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Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia

|9780822985624|Ideology and Industrial Organization, 1917-1921|Remington profiles the Bolshevik project of social transformation and political centralization known as War Communism. He argues that the effort to institute a centrally planned and administered economy shaped the ideology of the regime, the relations between the regime and the working class, and the character of state power.| Thomas F. Remington| Russian and East European Studies| History / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union History / General Political Science / Political Ideologies / Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism

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Varieties of Marxist Humanism

|9780822985419|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 throughout the world.| James H. Satterwhite| Russian and East European Studies| History / Europe / Eastern Political Science / Political Ideologies / Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism

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