Selected Writings on Soviet Law and Marxism (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe, 1988 - Law - 265 pages
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The Latvian-born legal theorist P.I. Stuchka (1865-1932), generally recognized as one of the principal architects of modern Soviet legal theory and the Soviet legal system itself, was a prodigious author and editor. Twenty essays by Stuchka written between 1917 and 1931 were selected for translation
  

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Contents

1 A Class Court or a Democratic Court?
7
2 Proletarian Law
9
Observations for Jurists and Others
22
4 Notes on the Class Theory of Law
38
Marxist Theory of Law
57
Introduction
59
5 A Materialist or Idealist Concept of Law?
65
6 In Defense of the Revolutionary Marxist Concept of Class Law
81
13 Legal Relationship
155
14 Legal Consciousness
160
15 Soviet Law
162
Socialist Construction and Soviet Legality
167
Introduction
169
16 State and Law in the Period of Socialist Construction
173
17 Culture and Law
195
18 Revolutionary Legal Perspectives
201

7 Lenin and the Revolutionary Decree
89
8 Bourgeois Law
97
9 Jurisprudence
101
10 The State
108
11 Revolutionary Legality
139
12 Law
143
19 The Revolution and Revolutionary Legality
209
20 My Journey and My Mistakes
219
Bibliography of Works Cited by Stuchka
253
Name Index
257
Subject Index
260
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Page xviii - The executive of the modern state is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie.
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About the author (1988)

Maggs is Peer & Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at the University of Illinois.

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