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The Antecedents and Prototypes of the System

János Kornai

in The Socialist System

Published in print May 1992 | ISBN: 9780198287766
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596551 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198287763.003.0002

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 The Antecedents and Prototypes of the System

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This chapter begins with an outline of the Marxian image of socialism, and of the three socialist‐system prototypes: the revolutionary‐transitional system (the transition from capitalism to socialism), the classical system (or classical socialism), and the reform system (or reform socialism). This is followed by short analyses of the system before the socialist revolution, and of the revolutionary transition towards the classical system.

Keywords: classical socialism; history; Marxism; prototypes; reform socialism; socialism; socialist revolution; socialist systems

Chapter.  5261 words. 

Subjects: Economic Systems

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