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Unformatted text preview: Post 1960s-Lenin says that we move from capitalism to communism by first you have to destroy the capitalist state (but in this case it was already disintegrated) then building/institutionalizing som which automatically turns into communism. Remove the inequalities, etc. -Fidel didn’t establish a new state (why is that?) -When you want to establish a state, the following factors will help you: o Lack of Money/material resources o Leaders view (Fidel wanted unity – pg 74) o External pressures (logic was that we don’t want to institutionalize anything because we need to be flexible to deal with external pressures and internal discord, we’d be constrained by the institutional framework-Fidel let other groups come to power, and they all failed, Fidel’s group was the only one left without the bad reputation of not being able to pull the country together o Fidel had patience...
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course SOC 140 taught by Professor Enriquez during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '07