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Anti-capitalistic Mentality (06 Edition)
Anti-capitalistic Mentality (06 Edition)
by Ludwig Von Mises
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In The Anti-capitalistic Mentality, the respected economist Ludwig von Mises plainly explains the causes of the irrational fear and hatred many intellectuals and others feel for capitalism. In five concise chapters, he traces the causation of the... (read more)

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Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)
Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)
by Gianni Vattimo
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Having lost much of its political clout and theoretical power, communism no longer represents an appealing alternative to capitalism. In its original Marxist formulation, communism promised an ideal of development, but only through a logic of war, and... (read more)

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Civic Republicanism and the Properties of Democracy: A Case Study of Post-Socialist Political Theory
Civic Republicanism and the Properties of Democracy: A Case Study of Post-Socialist Political Theory
by Erik J. Olsen
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Taking the revival of civic republicanism as his point of departure, Erik Olsen examines the relationship between property, civic virtue, and democracy in post-socialist political thought. Steering a course between the crass materialism that post... (read more)

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Future That Failed: Origins & Destinies of the Soviet Model
Future That Failed: Origins & Destinies of the Soviet Model
by Johann Arnason
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"The Future that Failed" attempts to apply theoretical debates on modernity to an analysis of the Communist experience. The most influential theories of modernity have rarely been applied to the problems of Soviet-type societies, even though recent... (read more)

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Aging Political Activists: Personal Narratives from the Old Left
Aging Political Activists: Personal Narratives from the Old Left
by David P. Shuldiner
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Demonstrates how personal ideals and political commitments are sustained throughout a lifetime in spite of changes in institutions and community.... (read more)

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Georg Lukacs and His Generation, 1900-1918
Georg Lukacs and His Generation, 1900-1918
by Frederick C. Beiser
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Mary Gluck introduces us to a Lukács we have never met. Here is Lukács among his friends, lovers, and peers in those important years before 1918, when he converted to Communism and Marxism at the age of thirty-nine. Georg Lukács claimed in later life... (read more)

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Three Essays on Marxism
Three Essays on Marxism
by Karl Korsch
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These three essays by the independent German Marxist Karl Korsch offer expositions, often in polemical form, of basic Marxist ideas. Since they cover both sociology and economics, they are excellent guides for the student on the most introductory, though... (read more)

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The Workers Opposition in the Russian Communist Party: The Fight for Workers Democracy in the Soviet Union
The Workers Opposition in the Russian Communist Party: The Fight for Workers Democracy in the Soviet Union
by A. Kollontai
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A manifesto of the Workers Opposition, a group within the USSR's Communist Party that rejected Leninist centralization and Stalinist dictatorship, and argued for direct worker control of the industries, democratic socialism, the rights of labor unions... (read more)

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Communist Manifesto (12 Edition)
Communist Manifesto (12 Edition)
by Karl Marx
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Marx and Engels's Communist Manifesto has become one of the worlds most influential political tracts since its original 1848 publication. Part of the Rethinking the Western Tradition series, this edition of the Manifesto features an extensive... (read more)

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Communist Manifesto (12 Edition)
Communist Manifesto (12 Edition)
by Friedrich Engels
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In the two decades following the fall of the Berlin Wall, global capitalism became entrenched in its modern, neoliberal form. Its triumph was so complete that the word “capitalism” itself fell out of use in the absence of credible political... (read more)

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Albanian Journal of Politics: 2006
Albanian Journal of Politics: 2006
by Altin Ilirjani,
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The Albanian Journal of Politics (AJP) is a peer reviewed academic publication of the Albanian Political Science Association (ALPSA). The purpose of the Journal is to provide a publication venue and an academic forum for the study of Albanian politics... (read more)

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New Socialisms
New Socialisms
by Robert (edt) Albritton
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The major problems facing the world as it gets to the twenty-first century are global inequality, poverty, war and militarism, oppression, exploitation and ecological sustainability. Far from solving these problems, economic and political neo-liberalism... (read more)

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Red Chicago: American Communism At Its Grassroots, 1928-35 (07 Edition)
Red Chicago: American Communism At Its Grassroots, 1928-35 (07 Edition)
by Randi Storch
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Realities of the street-level American Communist experience during the worst years of the... (read more)

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Western Democracies and the New Extreme Right Challenge
Western Democracies and the New Extreme Right Challenge
by Eatwell Roger
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By the turn of the 1990s, Western democracy appeared destined to become the universal governmental norm. However, as we move into the new millennium there are growing signs that extremism is far from dead. In recent years, the extreme right has gathered... (read more)

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Imperialism Highest Stage of Capitalism (11 Edition)
Imperialism Highest Stage of Capitalism (11 Edition)
by Lenin Vladimir
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2011 Reprint of 1939 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, by Lenin, describes the function of financial capital in generating profits from... (read more)

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The Wrongs of the Right: Language, Race, and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama
The Wrongs of the Right: Language, Race, and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama
by Matthew W Hughey
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On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: “OBAMA.  Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout.” But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America:... (read more)

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The Party: The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988. Volume 2: Interregnum, Decline and Collapse, 1973-1988
The Party: The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988. Volume 2: Interregnum, Decline and Collapse, 1973-1988
by Barry Sheppard
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Between 1960 and 1988 Barry Sheppard worked at the heart of the Socialist Workers Party. The SWP played a crucial role in progressive struggles in the USA and the world socialist organization, the Fourth International. The first volume of this work... (read more)

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Marxism and Philosophy (09 Edition)
Marxism and Philosophy (09 Edition)
by Karl Korsch
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Marxism and Philosophy is Karl Korsch 's masterwork. In it he argues for a reexamination of the relationship between Marxist theory and bourgeois philosophy, and insists on the centrality of the Hegelian dialectic and a commitment to revolutionary praxis.... (read more)

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True Stories
True Stories
by Lez Razgon
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This gripping memoir portrays the Stalinist terror of 1937 through the eyes of journalist Lev Razgon, who endured two incarcerations in the Gulag and wrote this account upon his release seventeen years later. His anecdotes reveal a previously unseen side... (read more)

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The Intellectuals and Apparatchiks: Russian Nationalism and the Gorbachev Revolution
The Intellectuals and Apparatchiks: Russian Nationalism and the Gorbachev Revolution
by Kevin O'connor
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This book traces the origins and activities of an alliance of conservative Communist Party authorities and Russian nationalists during the late Soviet era. Specifically, it examines how and to what extent hitherto orthodox Communists sought political... (read more)

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