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1st Edition

Critical Concepts in Political Science

ISBN 9780415249041
Published January 15, 2004 by Routledge
406 Pages

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Book Description

This four-volume collection combines the historical with the conceptual, providing a guide to the main themes that have structured socialist thought and practice over the last 200 years. The set also examines contemporary socialism. A detailed index and new introduction makes this set an invaluable reference tool for students and researchers of politics.

Table of Contents

Volume I:
* Origins and Precursors
* Utopian Socialism
* The Marxism of Karl Marx
* Engles versus Marx
* Non-Marxist Socialism in the C19th
* Reform or Revolution
Volume II:
* Marxist-Leninism and the Russian Revolution
* Socialism and Internationalism
* Stalinism and the Soviet Model of Socialism
* The Socialism of Dissidence (e.g. former Soviet Bloc)
* Socialism in the New World (especially in the USA)
Volume III:
* Socialism and War
* Socialism and Property
* Socialism and the State
* Socialism and Philosophy
* Socialism and Science
* Socialism and Democracy
Volume IV:
* Socialism and Culture (art, literature etc.)
* Socialism and Gender
* Socialism and Ecology
* Socialism and Postmodernism
* Market Socialism
* The Third Way
* The End of Socialism?

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