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Contemporary communism

Howard R. Swearer

Contemporary communism

theory and practice

by Howard R. Swearer

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Published by Wadsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.R. Swearer and R.P. Longaker.
SeriesWadsworth continuing education series
ContributionsLongaker, Richard P.
The Physical Object
Pagination405p.
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13726146M

  The Red Flag: Communism and the Making of the Modern World David Priestland Allen Lane, pp, £ John Gray's latest book is "Gray's Anatomy: Selected Writings" (Allen Lane, £20) John Gray is the New Statesman’s lead book reviewer. His latest book is The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom. The Manifesto is split into four sections but the overall aim of the book is an attempt to explain the ideologies and goals of the Communist party. Marx and Engels argue that it is “the history of class struggles” [ 1 ] that are the driving force of history.

Fuch's Digital Labour and Karl Marx does a good job of exploring a bit what work under communism might look like and even analyzing what Marx's work such as the Grundrisse has to say about it. The book is generally about how our contemporary information technologies condition and are conditioned by .   Winston Churchill said, "“Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” Communism is the bloodiest form of government in the history of the world with more than million people killed under Communist regimes. This past year we did a fairly extensive study on Communism. I wanted to share some of our favorite books.

Communism’s Shadow IntroduCtIon More than a quarter century after the Leninist extinction in the former Soviet bloc, the specter—or at least the memory—of communism still haunts the region. Memories of Stalinism (both glowing and bitter) fea-ture prominently in the political discourse of File Size: KB.   Communism for Kids, written by a German author who specializes in political theory and "queer politics," was released last thesis of the children's book is .


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Discover the best Communism & Socialism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. This excellent book delves into communism and its history in the 20th century with particular attention given to its practice in the Soviet Union. It is evident that the author is well versed in its origin and history.

Many westerners think of communism as a monolithic movement and belief by: Contemporary communism. [London, ] (OCoLC) Online version: Conservative Political Centre (Great Britain). Contemporary communism.

[London, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Conservative Political Centre (Great Britain) OCLC Number: Description: 64 pages group portrait (on cover) This book was the last collection of essays I had by Isaac Deutscher, a Marxist historian whose most famous work was a three-volume biography of Leon Trotsky.

I especially liked the piece "Khrushchev at Home," which analysed the Soviet premier's character, and "Pasternak and the Revolution," a critical look at the novel Doctor Zhivago/5. Modern Communism contrary to all claims, is the most objective thing there is, a condition which can be seen resulting from the resolution of objective contradictions inherent at the base of the society, a condition which appears after modern society rises on the socialist foundations with the elimination of all exploitation of persons by persons.

Book review by Mark Harvey, February in Socialist Review. Alain Badiou, The Communist Hypothesis, Verso (J ), hardcover, pages, ISBN ISBN Bruno Bosteels, The Actuality of Communism, Contemporary communism book (June 1, ), hardcover, pages, ISBN ISBN The "Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism" is an international and interdisciplinary volume which aims to provide a thorough and precise panorama of recent developments in Marxist theory in the US, Europe, Asia and beyond.

Drawing on the work of thirty of the most authoritative scholars, the "Companion" spans all the humanities and social sciences, with particular emphasis on philosophy. The best books on Communism recommended by Robert Conquest. Esteemed historian of the Soviet Union recommends five books on Communism, from novels and personal narratives to theoretical works.

Communism's Shadow instead turns the focus to the individuals who inhabit post-communist countries, presenting a rigorous assessment of the legacy of communism on political attitudes. Post-communist citizens hold political, economic, and social opinions that Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swearer, Howard R.

Contemporary communism. [Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co., ] (OCoLC) Theoretical publications, some published by Verso Books, include The Idea of Communism, edited by Costas Douzinas and Zizek; Badiou's The Communist Hypothesis; and Bosteels's The Actuality of Communism.

The defining common ground is the contention that "the crises of contemporary liberal capitalist societies—ecological degradation, financial.

Fictions on Communism may be safely categorized into those which glorify and those which criticize the movement. The former category abounds with literature written during the Soviet Regime in Russia. While they may be highly dramatic and arousing.

Communism: A term describing a stateless, classless, moneyless society with common ownership of the means of production.

"Communism" can also describe the revolutionary movement to create such a society. Is there any contemporary book/novel/movie/video game that depicts life in a communist society. (ism) submitted 18 days ago. Anarchism--literally, a society without government--is less a political philosophy than it is a temperament.

Anarchists are defiant people who seek to organize for the purpose of destroying organization. For its adherents, anarchism means a grand struggle against evil, a plea for the "new," a secular crusade against the debasement of self, a fight against the degradation of mankind that.

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Communism is one proposed solution to these problems. Most people know what communism is at its most basic level. Simply put, communism is the idea that everyone in a given society receives equal shares of the benefits derived from labor.

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Marxism has had a profound impact on contemporary culture; modern communism is based on it, and most modern socialist theories derive from it (see socialism).It has also had tremendous effect on academia, influencing disciplines from economics to philosophy and.

Unsurprisingly, the book gives special attention to the USSR and its influence on world communism. While the book fails to be objective, it doesn't alter facts to suit its aims (as far as I could tell.) In other words, it may distort but it doesn't lie.

The author is clearly well informed and the book is an easy read. Your first book is American Communism and Soviet Russia by Theodore Draper. That is a fairly old book now. I read it many, many years ago at graduate school.

Theodore Draper was the leading light among historians of American Communism. This book had a major impact, because it was so thoroughly researched and had lots of great detail.

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She is the author of The Zukofsky Era: Modernity, Margins, and The Avant-Garde () and articles and book chapters on twentieth- and twenty-first-century American poetics, Marxism and the political economies of literary form."This outstanding book is the first comprehensive look at the remarkable transformation of political memory of World War II in contemporary Serbia.

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