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Beyond Glasnost

The Post-Totalitarian Mind

"Beyond Glasnost is a thoughtful exploration of the past decade’s cultural and political ferment in Eastern Europe. It is also something else: an argument—in a deceptively unassuming, anti-ideological voice—about how to conceive of and move toward freedom; an argument that could hardly be more relevant to the roiling debates on the Western left."—Ellen Willis, Village Voice


275 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1989, 1991

Culture Studies

Political Science: Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, and International Relations

Sociology: Individual, State and Society

Table of Contents

Preface, 1991
Foreword by Jan Jozef Szczepanski
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part One - Totalitarianism
1. What Is Totalitarianism?
2. Newspeak and the Politics of Force
3. The Limits of Newspeak
Part Two - Post-Totalitarianism
4. Truth, Politics, and Autonomous Culture
5. Autonomous Politics
Part Three - The Post-Totalitarian Mind and the Neototalitarian State
6. The Post-Totalitarian Terrain
7. The Withering Away of Totalitarianism?
Epilogue: Them and Us
Notes
Index

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