Marxist ideology and Soviet criminal law by R. W. Makepeace

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StatementR.W. Makepeace.
LC ClassificationsLAW
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Pagination319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
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ISBN 100709901836
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Pashukanis in a speech regarding the Soviet State and the Revolution of Law (Moscow). 15 John Plamenatz, Man and Society, 2 vols. (London, UK: Longmans, ), Cited in Makepeace, Marxist Ideology and Soviet Criminal Law, Soviet concept of law.

Soviet law was rooted in pre-revolutionary Russian law and -revolutionary influences included Byzantine law, Mongol law, Russian Orthodox Canon law, and Western n law was mostly absent until the judicial reform of Alexander II infive decades before the revolution.

Despite this, the supremacy of law and equality before the law were not. Socialist law or Soviet law denotes a general type of legal system which has been used in socialist and formerly socialist is based on the civil law system, with major modifications and additions from Marxist-Leninist ideology.

There is controversy as to whether socialist law ever constituted a separate legal system or not. If so, prior to the end of the Cold War, socialist law would. The Development of Soviet Criminal Law Theory: Three Main Strains 1.

Introduction In the early years of Soviet rule, policy vacillated between minimalist, some-times called “nihilist” criminal law echoing the utopian Marxist idea that the state and law would wither away, and Author: Stephen C. Thaman. The best books on Soviet Law recommended by Stephen Lucas.

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E. Pashukanis was the most significant contemporary to develop a fresh, new Marxist perspective in post-revolutionary Russia. In he wrote what is probably his most influential work, The General Theory of Law and Marxism.

In the second edition,he stated that this work was not to be seen as a final product but more for "self-clarification" in hopes of adding "stimulus.

Tags absence of social classes, communism, economic ideology, philosophical, political, sfw, social, Soviet Criminal Law, text Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here. This study examines the development of Marxist-Leninist ideology in the U.S.S.R.

from its origins to the collapse of the Soviet regime. Alfred Evans argues that Soviet Marxism-Leninism was subject to significant adaptation under various leaders, contrary to the widespread impression that official Soviet ideology remained static after Stalin.

This is because Marxist criminology assumes that the organization of political, legal, and even Marxist ideology and Soviet criminal law book institutions shape the patterns of criminal behavior. As Greenberg discusses, Marxists “expect patterns of crime and of social responses toward crime to change as society’s economic and political organization change,” (Greenberg, ; 18).

Marxist Law and the Enemies of the Proletariat QUESTION: Marxist Law and the Enemies of the Proletariat ANSWER: In the Marxist system, those who disagree with the Marxist-Leninist party are guilty of lawlessness. Since the party decides what is legal and illegal, it wields tremendous power in dispensing its form of justice to those who disagree.

Crime and Culpability: A Theory of Criminal Law. The book offers a theory of criminal law – a retributivist theory. In this theory whether and how much to punish is determined in part by an actor’s desert, and the actor’s culpability determines her Cited by: 1.

Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (–), there were periods when Soviet authorities brutally suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on State interests. Soviet Marxist-Leninist policy consistently advocated for the control, suppression, and ultimately, the elimination of religious beliefs, and it actively encouraged the.

Read this book on Questia. ONE OF THE FIRST and best attempts by a 'critical Marxist' to present a comprehensive and balanced evaluation of Soviet society and ideology Readers sympathetic to the Soviet union will no doubt find marcuse's position presentation too critical, while others no doubt will find it not critical enough.

The only exceptions are, firstly, the book Law and Marxism itself, which has been translated and republished multiple times; secondly, the ten articles collected to create Pashukanis: Selected Writings on Marxism and Law (edited by Piers Beirne and Robert Sharlet, published in ), physical copies of which are difficult to come by; and, thirdly, the three short pieces included in the.

Comparative Law, and General Editor of The International and Comparative Law Quarterly; and Mr. Leopold Labedz, Editor of Soviet Survey, for permission given to the author to utilise in this book parts of his earlier articles on Lenin, law and legality, on Soviet criminal law and procedure, and on 'socialist legality', published inCited by: 4.

Communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is a philosophical, social, political, economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of a communist society, namely a socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.

Communism includes a variety of schools of. Communism. Victims of Communism Day Why May 1 should be a day to honor the victims of the ideology that took more innocent lives than any : Ilya Somin. Book Description: This is a classic Marxist study first published in - one of the principal Soviet contributions to jurisprudence theory.

It is an authoritative non-revisionist text offering both a commentary and a critique of prevailing Marxist and non-Marxist legal theory. Between Equal Rights: A Marxist Theory of International Law. By China Mieville, Chicago: Haymarket Books, Pp.

$ (paperback). Enlightenment, understood in the widest sense as the advance of thought, has always aimed at liberating.

China - China - Establishment of the People’s Republic: The communist victory in brought to power a peasant party that had learned its techniques in the countryside but had adopted Marxist ideology and believed in class struggle and rapid industrial development. Extensive experience in running base areas and waging war before had given the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) deeply.

The sharp contrast that Alexis de Tocqueville drew in between the United States and Tsarist Russia—”the principle of the former is freedom; of the latter, servitude”1—became much sharper afterwhen the Russian Empire was transformed into the Soviet Union.

Like the United States, the Soviet Union is a nation founded on a distinct ideology. Makepeace, Marxist Ideology and Soviet Criminal Law, Croom Helm, Barnes & Noble, pp. DESIGNED as a 'guide to further study', this addition to a considerable literature on the development of Soviet law seeks to relate changing norms in criminal legislation to the history of the USSR and to the ideological contributions of.

Dubois, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, The ideology constitutes a significant chapter of the sociology of collective beliefs.

Linked from the point of view of its emergence to the Marxist tradition (Marx, Mannheim), the sociological analysis of ideologies overflows very largely this initial tradition (Parsons, Aron).

An ideology developed during the midth century that emphasized strong state-centered authority, extreme law and order, militarism, and nationalism.

Variants of fascism were applied during the s in Italy, Germany, and Spain, as well as in Latin America during the postwar era. The traditional Marxist approach to crime and deviance argues that the fundamental fact of exploitation provides the key to unlock the explanations for the workings of society.

The beginning of the Marxist analysis is that all laws are essentially for the benefit of the bourgeoisie, and that criminal law. inclusion in Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology by an authorized editor of Northwestern University School of Law Scholarly Commons.

Recommended Citation Walter D. Connor, Deviant Behavior in Capitalist Society-The Soviet Image, 61 J. Crim. Criminology & Police Sci. ()Cited by: 2.

The trajectory of Yevgeniy Pashukanis, and the struggle for power in Soviet law, Chapter 4 in Bill Bowring 'Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power'. In Soviet Archaeology: Trends, Schools, and History, Russian archaeologist Leo S. Klejn looks at the peculiar phenomenon that is Soviet archaeology and its differences and similarities to Western archaeology and the archaeology of pre-revolutionary Russia.

In this updated and expanded volume, he considers whether Soviet archaeology can be considered as Marxist and, if so, was Marxism a help or. This book examines the peculiar phenomenon which was Soviet archaeology, showing where it differs from Western archaeology and the archaeology of pre-revolutionary Russia, and where it reveals similarities.

The book asks whether Soviet archaeology can be regarded as Marxist, and, if so, whether Marxism was to Russian archaeology a help or a hindrance at that time. Kincaid cites Alexander Markovsky, a Russian emigre who studied Marxism-Leninism in the former Soviet Union, stating, “In the world of Marxist dialectical materialism, change is the.

Rather, the original Marxist ideology-critique — Marx and Engels’s ideology-critique of bourgeois society — was the immanent dialectical critique of the way society in capitalism necessarily appears to its members, bourgeois and proletarian — capitalists and workers — alike.

It was the critique of the true consciousness of the workers. An indication of Pashukanis’ influence on the Soviet legal profession was the gradual emergence of the commodity exchange orientation within the Marxist school of law. just a few years after the appearance of The General Theory of Law and Marxism, the group of Marxist jurists working with Pashukanis in the Communist Academy became known as.

Marxist jurisprudence concentrates on the relationship between law and particular historical, social and economic structures, seeing law, unlike liberal theory, as having no legitimate primacy.

Frequently encountered legal rules and doctrine, argue Gramsci and Althusser, establish modern liberal jurisprudential hegemony. An outline of a Marxist course on public international law B.

Chimni 53 The commodity-form theory of international law China Mieville 92 Positivism versus self-determination: the contradictions of Soviet international law Bill Bowring Marxism and international law: perspectives for the American (twenty-first) century?Author: Susan Marks.

The first of the three parts of the book is an introductory essay, providing an overview of the evolution and operation of the criminal process from through The second part, constituting the bulk of the book, systematically presents primary source material, including excerpts from legal documents, policy statements, and articles in.

Law and state as holes in Marxist theory This is an electronic version of an article published in Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory No 3 (December ) the form Author: Mike Macnair. To grasp the ideology of Soviet Fascism, please also read my book Socialist Lies: From Stalin to the Clintons, Obamas, and Sanders, Xlibris, We are at war.

The pandemic Agony is now in economic activities of America, in supermarkets’ empty shelves, the DJI is down, and the minds of Americans threatened for their future.

The Gulag is the extensive network of prison camps used in the Soviet Union and other socialist societies to imprison people who opposed Marxism or failed to live up to Socialist principles. It is an acronym is derived from Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps, Glavnoye Upravleniye Ispravitelno-trudovykh Lagerey i kolonii (Russian: Главное управление лагерей.

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