Maoism


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a form of communism developed in China by Mao Zedong

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The sources of Mao's views, whether Stalinist or not, have also been the basis of several disputes, and one may compare Wittfogel's On the Legend of Maoism with Schwartz's Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao (or a taste of the discussion.
If, in fact, as several contributors to Social Connections in China suggest, this is not the case, then the book exposes the contradiction at the heart of a regime that is trying to marry Maoism and capitalism.
The Shining Path was not a typical Latin American guerrilla organization; rather, it was a dogmatic sect in the style of Maoism during the Cultural Revolution or Pol Pot in Cambodia.
Tel Quel's formal switch to Maoism in 1971 cost it the support of Derrida, Althusser, and a few other writers who did not want to break with the French Communist Party, which remained steadfastly loyal to the USSR.
Where Maoism was egalitarian, says the author, the new order is elitist.
The dust covers are being deftly spread over Maoism, while all harsh words on the passing of an era are being diplomatically avoided.
During the 1960s and 1970s it was the centre of radical Maoism and was the base from where Chairman Mao began the cultural revolution.
He escaped to France, where he abandoned Maoism, rediscovered Islam, studied economics and political science, then became chairman of the French Institute for Islamic Studies.
That is a neat trick, since by so doing we can deal with Nietzsche and Heidegger without any links to Nazism and "decontextulaize" Foucault and the French postmodernists from Stalinism and Maoism.
Can Hitlerism or Stalinism or Maoism be described, even remotely, as "religious"?
To some employers it suggested dangerous Maoism ("You'll have them all out on strike, then?
Rofel argues that this re-fashioning of the Chinese comrade is being done through a new "grand narrative": Maoism was bad for the people because it repressed their inner desires; the Cultural Revolution was "ten years of chaos"; so post-Maoist China is now celebrating human nature and human desires.
To these one can also add Maoism as the communist party as defined by Chairman Mao is a very powerful belief system.
In Yutang's lifetime, China moved from feudalism briefly to democracy, before turning to Maoism.
The secularists and humanists point to the evil done by Christianity: but if we go down that road, we must reply that the evils of Communism, Nazism and Maoism were all fiercely secular.