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An Essay on the Alleged Death of Socialism

Ken McCormick (University of Northern Iowa, USA)

International Journal of Social Economics

ISSN: 0306-8293

Article publication date: 1 November 1990

Abstract

Recent events in Eastern Europe are the framework within which the Marxian theory of history is discussed – what Marx meant by “revolution” and “socialism”. As with “capitalism” they should not be confused with the essence. The collapse of Soviet‐style regimes is not a refutation of Marxism.

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McCormick, K. (1990), "An Essay on the Alleged Death of Socialism", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 17 No. 11, pp. 36-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/03068299010002767

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