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Varieties of Bourgeois Revolution

  • Ian Roxborough
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Part of the Critical Social Studies book series

Abstract

The argument presented throughout this book has been that there is a strong trend, in the societies of the Third World, towards the establishment of state forms which are exceptional. The weakness of any domestic bourgeoisie in these countries has enabled the elites which have come to occupy state power to transform themselves into new dominant classes. This chapter will examine this phenomenon at some length and will attempt to specify the nature of these new classes. To do so I will return to the debate about a ‘progressive national bourgeoisie’.

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© Ian Roxborough 1979

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