Syndicalist Theories of the State

  title={Syndicalist Theories of the State},
  author={Robert Holton},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={21 - 5}
  • R. Holton
  • Published 1 February 1980
  • Economics
  • The Sociological Review
R evolutionary syndicalism has received weighty criticism from Marxist commentators for its supposed reluctance to consider the role of the state in society. Such criticisms gathered momentum from 1917 onwards as theorists like Lenin and Lukacs sought to explain and counteract the failure of proletarian revolution outside Russia. Both saw the supposedly anti-political stance of syndicalist movements as an important reason for the inability of other European working dasses to seize state power… 
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