Socialist State Forms
Revolution from above
o Social forces are weak within a society, during a
revolution the society must be mobilized by a party of
some kind that can direct the society.
o Lead from above.
o Russia was the first to undergo a socialist revolution
Socialist State Forms (Characteristics)
Communist Party – identified by a number of things:
o Revolutionary – devoted to revolutionary regime
change. Transporting society into something completely
different. Deconstructing what exists and reconstructing
it. Marxism-Leninism Sinified (China) Keep
o Vanguard role