Paul Bellis. Marxism and the U.S.S.R.

Biblioteca / 1970-1979

Paul Bellis. Marxism and the U.S.S.R. The Theory of Proletarian Dictatorship and the Marxist Analysis of Soviet Society.

Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1979.

xxii, 267 páginas.



1 – The Theoretical Foundations

The Dictatorship ofthe Proletariat and the Transition to Socialism

The Commune and After

The Economy in the Transition Period

Russia and the Proletarian Revolution

2 – Lenin and the Bolshevik Experience

The Soviet Phenomenon

A Workers’ State with Bureaucratic Distortions

3 – Trotsky and the Legacy of October

Thermidor and Bonapartism

The State in the Transition Period: The Co-ordinates of Bureaucratic Degeneration

Political or Social Revolution? – The Socio-Economic Status of the Soviet Bureaucracy

4 – Bureaucratic Collectivism, State Capitalism, and the Marxist Theory of the State

The Theory of Bureaucratic Collectivism

Tony Cliff and the Theory of State Capitalism

Stalinism and the Eastern European Revolution

5 – The Theory of State Capitalism and the Soviet Economy

State Capitalism and Marxist Theory

The Law of Value and the Soviet Economy

The Permanent Arms Economy

Value and Surplus-Value in the Economy of Transition

The First Five-Year Plan and the Law of Primitive Socialist Accumulation

6 – Contemporary State Capitalist and ‘New Class’ Analyses of the Soviet Social Formation

Bettelheim and the Soviet ‘State Bourgeoisie’

‘New Class’ Theories from Eastern Europe

Three Conceptions of Soviet State Capitalism: Dunayevskaya, Mattick, and James

Leninism and Libertarian Socialism: Socialisme ou Barbarie

7 – Conclusions