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The Socialist Industrial State
Towards a Political Sociology of State Socialism



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ISBN 9781032494340
June 14, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
232 Pages

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The Socialist Industrial State (1976) examines the state-socialist system, taking as the central example the Soviet Union – where the goals and values of Marxism-Leninism and the particular institutions, the form of economy and polity, were first adopted and developed. It then considers the historical developments, differences in culture, the level of economic development and the political processes of different state-socialist countries around the globe.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Meta-Theories of State Socialism  1. Marxist Approaches  2. Non-Marxist Meta-Theories  3. A Developmental Approach  Part 2. Political System and Process  4. The Political System and Culture  5. The Political Elites  6. Counterpoints to the Soviet Model  Part 3. The Social Structure  7. Social Inequalities: Occupational and Status Groupings

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David Lane