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Debates on the Future of Communism

  • Vladimir Tismaneanu
  • Judith Shapiro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Strengths and Weaknesses of Communist States Today

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mihailo Markovic
      Pages 10-18
    3. Carlos Franqui
      Pages 19-22
    4. Eduard Kuznetsov
      Pages 34-37
    5. Alexander Zinoviev
      Pages 38-41
  3. Can Communist States Reform?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Miklós Haraszti
      Pages 45-49
    3. Agnes Heller
      Pages 50-55
    4. Carlos Alberto Montaner
      Pages 62-69
    5. Ivan Sviták
      Pages 70-82
    6. Doan Van Toai
      Pages 83-90
  4. Unofficial Movements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Jakub Karpinski
      Pages 93-105
    3. Zagorka Golubovic
      Pages 106-115
    4. Aleksa Djilas
      Pages 129-134
  5. Intellectuals and the Communist State

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Paul Hollander
      Pages 151-164
    3. Antonin Liehm
      Pages 165-169
    4. Mihai Botez
      Pages 170-181
    5. Aleksander Smolar
      Pages 182-188
    6. Atanas Slavov
      Pages 189-193
    7. Vladimir Tismaneanu
      Pages 207-217
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 218-222

About this book

Introduction

A collection of essays analyzing the future of communism in the light of contemporary reforms. A number of critical intellectuals who have personally experienced the communist system, present a number of analyses ranging from the optimistic to the foreboding.

Keywords

communism conflict democracy reforms revolution socialism

Editors and affiliations

  • Vladimir Tismaneanu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Judith Shapiro
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Foreign Policy Research InstitutePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandUSA
  3. 3.Foreign Policy Research InstitutePhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.University of PennsylvaniaUSA
  5. 5.Villanova UniversityUSA

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