The ethics of postcommunism

history and social praxis in Russia
  • 266 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English
Palgrave Macmillan , Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York
Post-communism -- Russia (Federation), Political ethics -- Russia (Federation), Social ethics -- Russia (Federation), Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-, Russia (Federation) -- Social condi
StatementSergei Prozorov.
LC ClassificationsHN530.2.A8 P79 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 266 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24104161M
ISBN 10023022413X
ISBN 139780230224131
LC Control Number2009284664

Prozorov offers a radical reinterpretation of contemporary Russian politics in terms of Agamben's philosophy. Reconstructing Agamben's conception of the end of history, that challenges the Hegelian thesis, Prozorov approaches post-communist Russia as a post-historical terrain, in which the teleological dimension of politics has been deactivated.

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Richard Anderson, Steven Fish, Stephen Hanson, and Philip Roeder not only apply theory to practice, but using a wealth of empirical evidence, draw together the Cited by: Social Theory And Postcommunism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough stud /5.

The Ethics of Postcommunism: History and Social Praxis Prozorov offers a radical reinterpretation of contemporary Russian politics in terms of Agamben's philosophy. Reconstructing Agamben's conception of the end of history, that challenges the Hegelian thesis, Prozorov approaches post-communist Russia as a post-historical terrain, in which the Author: Laure Justice.

Applied Ethics; Meta-Ethics; Normative Ethics; Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality; Philosophy of Law; Social and Political Philosophy; Value Theory, Miscellaneous; Science, Logic, and Mathematics.

Science, Logic, and Mathematics; Logic and Philosophy of Logic; Philosophy of Biology; Philosophy of Cognitive Science; Philosophy of. The author brings the term ‘Ethics’ in this context as a general consciousness of the communist failed attempt. Prozorov goes on by approaching postcommunism experientially, thus detailed as a social condition and mode of being that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union.

For the author, postcommunism refers first of all. Abstract. The paradigm of late-Soviet social praxis that we have termed the para-Soviet ethics of disengagement consists in the cultivation of autonomous forms of life beside the formal public sphere that evade the subjection of one’s existence to the historical tasks posited by the governmental rationality of the existing political : Sergei Prozorov.

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From this perspective, the phenomenon of postcommunism geographically transcends the frames set by most popular definitions of Eurasia (in fact, any of them, once we include Tanzania). See C. Chen and R.

Sil, “Stretching Postcommunism: Diversity, Context, and Comparative Historical Analysis,” Post-Soviet Affa no. 4 (): – Author: Michael Bernhard, Venelin I. Ganev, Anna Grzymała-Busse, Stephen E. Hanson, Yoshiko M. Herrera, Dmit. Ethics of Western civilization are essentially based upon natural law which represents the ultimate constitutive element of positive and customary law.

Since the ethics of civilized world, being the basis of human behavior, state's activity, and international relations, are. No it is the most unethical. All communist governments have 1 feature in common because it is absolutely essential for it to function.

Authoritarianism. Authoritarianism is another word for totalitarianism. Authoritarianism is unethical per s. Post-communism is the period of political and economic transformation or "transition" in former communist states located in parts of Europe and Asia in which new governments aimed to create free market-oriented capitalist economies.

Politics. The policies of most communist. Cultural Formations of Postcommunism Emancipation, Transition, Nation, and War. • Michael D.

Kennedy’s book prvides an excellent assessment of transition culture, the postcommunist culture that celebrates the shift from a planned economy to a market economy and from ditatorship to democracy.

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Dossier. The PosTcommunisT condiTionchildren of postcommunism. Boris buden. A curious set of metaphors marks the jargon of postcommunist transition: education for democracy, classrooms of democracy, democratic exams, democracy that is growing and maturing, but which might still be in diapers or making its first steps or, of course, suffering from children’s il nesses.

The book sees little conclusive evidence of xenophobic attitudes towards the outside world, and suggests that ethnic hatred within Russia is a reflection of stress rather than racism. One salient finding is that very few Russians support the idea Cited by: 1.

Hence, work ethic and motivation, regardless of profession, comes from one’s duty to better benefit the communal community without question or hesitation. Worker Practicies in Communist Societies. Historically, Communism has been found to not foster good work ethics.

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Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough study of the implications of post-communism for sociological theory. Written by two leading social theorists, the book discusses the thesis.

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On Communist Ethics. Written: ; Source: Communist Morality, compiled by N. Bychkova, R. Lavrov and V. Lubisheva, Progress Publishers, ; Transcribed and HTML Markup: Sally Ryan forSeptember, From the Speech at the Sixth Congress of the Russian Leninist Young Communist League.

Neither the title of the 35th Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, nor its timing and location were coincidental - "The Moral Fabric in Contemporary Societies" being discussed in in Poland, a country which had experienced two totalitarianisms in the previous century.

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Hopf’s analysis, while providing a valuable theoretical framework and linking the state’s identity to the great power. This collective monograph analyzes post Central and Eastern Europe through the paradigm of postcoloniality.

Based on the assumption that both Western and Soviet imperialism emerged from European modernity, the book is a contribution to the development of a global postcolonial discourse based on a more extensive and nuanced geohistorical comparativism.Problems of Post-Communism is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering economic, political, security, and international developments in post-communist countries.

Until it was known as Problems of Communism and predicted the collapse of the USSR. It was originally published by the United States Information Agency and is now published by line: Political science.

Home › History › On Communist Morality. On Communist Morality By The Red Phoenix on Decem • (0). In their ideological battle against the revolutionary working class, the bourgeoisie has advanced a great many myths and purposefully false perceptions and accusations of revolutionary activists.