This book explores whether the Marxism-Leninism system could actually be salvaged by a new approach to the economic and political problems of a communist country. It examines the policy of production by contract that would deal not only with economies but also with changes in the political order.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Marxism-Leninism in the Soviet Union and the PRC: Utopia in Crisis 3. Economic Problems of Socialism 4. Adjustment and Reform of the Chinese Economy After 1978 5. The PRC's Economy on the Reformist Road: Achievements, Problems, and Perspectives 6. Crisis of Authority: The Communist Party in Reform 7. How to Treat the Masses 8. Ideology and Politics 9. The PRC in Crisis