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Week 5 Thursday 17:11 Class Analysis Approach Barrington Moore  Soviet Politics: Dilemmas of Power (1950) Terror and Progress, USSR (1954) o Claimed that terror was necessary to bring about the briefly successful  Russian society Moore looks for the role of repression, violence and political repression in all  systems Russians used Totalitarianism Systematically used terror against their own people to induce compliance  throughout their system. Barrington Moore, Jr Key Suppositions o “No Bourgeois, no democracy.” o Eliminate the peasantry o Commercialization of countryside must make bourgeois class independent  of monarch o Balance of power between landed aristocracy and emergent bourgeois  class. o Equality Representation Freedom  Rights Rising entrepreneurs needed the value to participate in policy making The rising capital class must be relatively equalt to the life ot the decmocracy
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POLI SCI 50 taught by Professor Lofchie during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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