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Ch.8 Bourgeoisie : among other things, a Marxist term to describe the capitalist class Command Economy: a centrally planned and controlled economy; the kind of economy operated in the former Soviet Union and other communist countries Communism: theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used in such countries as China and the former Soviet Union Cult of Personality: in communist and other systems, the excessive adulation of a single leader Democratic Centralism: the Leninist organizational structure that concentrates power in the hands of the party elite Dialectic: the belief that change occurs in dramatic bursts from one type of society to another Glasnost: under Gorbachev, Soviet policies that opened up the political system and allowed for freedom of expression Marxism-Leninism: the philosophy adopted by ruling communist parties, which combined Marxist analysis with Leninist organizational structures and tactics Nomenklatura: the Soviet system of lists that facilitated the CPSU’s appointment of trusted
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