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Law and state as holes in Marxist theory

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This article argues that Marx's initial critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right (involving the acceptance of Hegel's dialectical transition from 'civil society' to the Rechtsstaat, or law-state but its re-explanation in political economy terms) shapes and in certain respects disables much of Marx and Engels' subsequent work. In particular, neither the national form of the capitalist state, nor its form as a Rechtsstaat, can be accounted for on the basis of the unfolding of the contradictions ...

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10.1080/03017600600994646

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Journal:
Critique
Volume:
34
Issue:
3
Pages:
211-236
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
0301-7605
ISSN:
0011-1600
Source identifiers:
479212
Language:
English
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2014-08-16

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