Soviet democracy and bourgeois sovietology by M. N. PerfilК№ev

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

  • Kommunisticheskai͡a︡ partii͡a︡ Sovetskogo Soi͡u︡za.,
  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[by] M. Perfilyev. [Translated from the Russian by A. Bratov. Russian text edited by B. S. Mankovsky]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN6515 1970 .P4513
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4074577M
LC Control Number79883933

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Democracy and Totalitarianism () is a book by French philosopher and political scientist Raymond compares the political systems of the Soviet Union and the democratic countries of the West. The Black Book of Communism has been translated into numerous languages, sold millions of copies and is at the same time considered one of the most influential and controversial books written about the history of communism in the 20th century: in particular the history of the Soviet Union and other Communist states and state socialist regimes.

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Proletarian democracy is a million times more democratic than any bourgeois democracy; Soviet power is a million times more democratic than the most democratic bourgeois republic. To fail to see this one must either deliberately serve the bourgeoisie, or be politically as dead as a doornail, unable to see real life from behind the dusty pages.

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IT IS impossible to understand the essence of the Soviet system without constantly keeping in mind Lenin's psychology.

In Lenin had dreamed and planned a revolution achieved by a minority group of "modern social-democratic Jacobins" or "professional revolutionists," but achieved as a democratic revolution -- a democratic republic oriented from the Socialist point of view in the interests. USSR / Workers in eastern Europe and former Soviet states prefer socialism As the dystopian reality of bourgeois exploitation and ‘democracy’ hits home, Stalin and communism are viewed with respect and longing.

This book is the only Western monograph on this important part of Soviet philosophy, thus filling the last main gap in Western `Philosophical Sovietology'. At the same time, it offers the first survey of Soviet philosophy after the disappearance of the Soviet system itself, embarking on an historical and meta-philosophical investigation of.

This pamphlet is a translation of an essay published in the symposium Soviet Socialist Society prepared by the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.

and published by the Gospolitizdat, Moscow The question of democracy, of how it is to be correctly understood, of the fundamental distinction between Soviet socialist. The Social and State Structure of the U.S.S.R. by Vyacheslav Karpinsky, Russia Re-Examined: The Land, the People and How They Live by William Mandel, chapter 9, The Soviet Parliament by M.

Saifulin, Soviet Democracy and how it works by Jessica Smith, Soviet Democracy and Bourgeois Sovietology by Marat Perfilyev, the U.S.S.R., Book One, at We have once again decided to publish in our series a source-text for the study of Communist ideology. This synopsis of Principles of Marxism­ Leninism 1 (published at the end of and widely distributed in the Soviet Union) appears as a sequel to that of the Principles of Marxist Philosphy which I published in as The Dogmatic Principles of Soviet Philosphy.

If you can read just one book on this list, then make it Red Plenty, by Francis Spufford. If you can read only two, make your second pick Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis, by Ludwig von Mises. Alienation and the Soviet Economy: The Collapse of the Socialist Era, by Paul Craig Roberts, foreword by Aaron B.

Wildavsky. “The old democracy, that is, bourgeois democracy and parliamentarianism, was so organized that it was the working classes who were most alien to the administrative machine. The Soviet power, the proletarian dictatorship, on the other hand, is so organized that it brings the working masses close to the administrative machine.

This chapter outlines the extent of bourgeois involvement in the major political institutions of contemporary Russia: legislature, executive, political parties, civil service, local/regional government, and structured interest representation.

It shows how the pattern of involvement has been shaped by the institutional structure itself, and how personal contacts into the politico-administrative. Meredith L. Roman’s Opposing Jim Crow examines the period between andwhen the promotion of antiracism by party and trade union officials in Moscow became a priority policy.

Soviet leaders stood to gain considerable propagandistic value at home and abroad by drawing attention to U.S. racism, their actions simultaneously directed attention to the routine violation of human rights. Introduction By Roland Sheppard.

In toI read an old and rare pamphlet, titled, The Soviets at Work, by Nikolai Lenin, published by The Rand School of Social Science in At that time I was a member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and I attended Trotsky School to study Marxism, Lenin, Trotsky, the history of socialism, and the history of all struggles for freedom and.

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But The Civic Freedoms Are The Product Of. This synopsis of Principles of Marxism Leninism 1 (published at the end of and widely distributed in the Soviet Union) appears as a sequel to that of the Principles of Marxist Philosphy which I published in as The Dogmatic Principles of Soviet Philosphy.

This book is a corporate work, done by some forty Soviet philosophers. No bourgeois, no democracy" (ibid: ). To forward this argument, Moore leverages comparative historical analysis and case studies of France, England, the United States, Japan, China, and India, with some occasional references to Germany and Russia as well (ibid: xi-xii).

He justi es. Hence, the Soviet Union was a government by committee. A big difference between the United States and the Soviet Union is that the USSR did not hold "free elections" as used in the Merriam-Webster.

Has (bourgeois) democracy, wherever it still remained inbeen replaced by a totalitarian regime. Again, obviously not. So it is not out of routinism or exaggerated respect for “the master” that we still stick to the terms of Trotsky’s thesis.

The role of the national bourgeoisie: The decline of Soviet social-imperialism. Recently Osama Bin Laden recommended a book by William Blum, the reading of which is a blast into the past of the s in just a few select pages.

On the question of the Soviet Union, Blum seems to believe it was not imperialist in the Leninist sense the way Mao said: "What kind of evil international. In his latest book, Seeing Like a State, James C. Scott notes that most of the massive state engineering schemes of the twentieth century have been the work of progressive or revolutionary elites committed to changing existing society but often with no commitment to democracy or civil prophets of high modernism (and the villains in this book) are Walter Rathenau, Vladimir Lenin.

Whereas for bourgeois scholars and journalists the definition of the Soviet Union as a “socialist state” has generally been the assumed and unquestioned premise of their works, Trotsky.

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Rees points out that Farber’s arguments and data echo those of the anti-Communists. The entire edifice of Western Sovietology rests on what Khrushchev said at the 20th party congress. It validated every anti-communist lie about Stalin and the Soviet Union.

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