1st Edition

Marxist Ideology and Soviet Criminal Law

By R.W. Makepeace Copyright 1980
    322 Pages
    by Routledge

    Marxist Ideology and Soviet Criminal Law (1980) is about differences between theory and practice in the Soviet Union. It looks at the ways in which the theory of Marx has changed and been changed, through the lens of criminal law- the major way in which social controls are exercised by the State.

    1. Marxist Theory on Law and Crime  2. Lenin  3. Crime and Punishment in the First Period 1917–1921  4. The New Economic Policy 1922–1929  5. The 1930s  6. From the Purges to the Death of Stalin  7. From 1953 to the Present Day  8. Conclusions


    R.W. Makepeace