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  Maoism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maoism and its derivatives ardently support the pre-Nikita Khruschev-era Soviet Union and consider the developments of the Secret Speech to have begun that country's "revisionism" and "social-imperialism".
In Maoism, deliberate organizing of massive military and economic power is necessary to defend the revolutionary area from outside threat, while centralization keeps corruption under supervision, amid strong control, and sometimes alteration, by the revolutionaries of the area's arts and sciences.
A key concept that distinguishes Maoism from other left-wing ideologies is the belief that the class struggle continues throughout the entire socialist period, as a result of the fundamental antagonistic contradiction between capitalism and communism.
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 Maoism
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (毛澤東思想) is a political and military doctrine developed by Mao Zedong.
Unlike earlier forms of Marxism-Leninism in which urban proletariats are the seen source of revolution and largely ignores the countryside and, Maoism focuses on the peasantry as a revolutionary force, which can be mobilized by the Communist Party.
Furthermore, unlike other forms of Marxism-Leninism in which large scale industrial development is seen as a positive force, Maoism tends to distrust urban industrialization in favor of distributed rural industrialization in the case of China or active deindustrialization as in the case of the Khmer Rouge.
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 Maoism - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese: 毛澤東思想;, pinyin: Máo Zēdōng Sīxĭang) is an ideology derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong.
In Deng's day, supporters of radical Maoism was regarded as a form of "left deviationism" and being based on a cult of personality, although these errors were officially attributed to the Gang of Four (China) rather than to Mao himself.
In the west, Maoism is remembered as one of the more violent manifestations of the 1960s wave of student-led radicalism, and lingers on in the rhetoric of groups such as the Revolutionary Communist Party (USA).
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Maoism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A cult of personality is a political institution in which a countrys leader encourages praise of himself and his deeds to such a degree that this praise affects nearly every facet of the countrys culture.
Categories: Maoism The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest publicly-funded radio and television broadcasting corporation of the United Kingdom (see British television) and the world.
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese: 毛泽东思想, pinyin: Máo Zédōng Sīxiǎng), is a variant of Marxism-Leninism derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
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 PCP: On Marxism-Leninism-Maoism
Not to recognize Maoism's character as an "ism" is to deny that it is universally applicable and, consequently, its character as the third, newest and highest stage of the ideology of the international proletariat: Marxism- Leninism-Maoism, principally Maoism, which we uphold, defend and apply.
As for the context in which Chairman Mao worked and in which Maoism was forged, on an international level the basis was imperialism, world wars, the worldwide proletarian movement, the national liberation movement, the struggle between Marxism and revisionism and the restoration of capitalism in the USSR.
To hold high Maoism as a revealing mirror in front of the revisionists and to relentlessly struggle against them while working for the development of the people's war and the victory of the continuing democratic revolution is an obligatory and unavoidable task of a strategic nature.
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 Maoism - InformationBlast
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese: 毛澤東思想;, pinyin: Máo Zédōng Sīxiǎng), also called Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought or Marxism-Leninism-Maoism (MLM), is a variant of communism derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong (1893-1976).
Furthermore, unlike other forms of Marxism-Leninism in which large scale industrial development was seen as a positive force, Maoism tended to distrust urban industrialisation and mobilization in favor of distributed rural industrialisation (in the case of China) or active deindustrialisation, in the case of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Both the official view of the Communist Party of China and the vast majority of public opinion within China regards the latter period of Mao's rule as having been a disaster for their country, and estimates of the number of deaths attributable to Mao's policies range into the tens of millions.
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 Maoism: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Maoism or Mao Tse-tung Thought (Chinese (Chinese: Any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system) : 毛泽东思想, pinyin (pinyin: pinyin (, pnyn) literally means "join (together) sounds" (a less...
It should be noted that the word "Maoism" has never been used by the PRC (PRC: A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) in its English-language publications except derisively: "Mao Tse-tung Thought" has always been the preferred term.
The failure of Maoism to take root around the world leads some observers to suggest that Maoism is a doctrine specific to China and related to traditional Chinese social norms, such as the Confucian (Confucian: A believer in the teachings of Confucius) ancestor cult.
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Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought is an ideology derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong.
In Deng's day, Maoism was regarded as a form of "left deviationism" and being based on a cult of personality, although these errors were officially attributed to the Gang of Four (China) rather than to Mao himself.
Most Chinese and foreign historians today regard Maoism as an ideology devised by Mao as a pretext for his own quest for power, and to justify his campaigns to find a short-cut to Communism, bypassing the Soviet model of slow industrialisation and bureauctatic government.
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 Maoism - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Maoism, political doctrine based on the thought and activities of the Chinese revolutionary leader and statesman Mao Zedong.
Although the fire went out of the Cultural Revolution in 1969, it was not officially declared to have ended until after Mao’s death and the arrest of...
Gang of Four, clique of radical advocates of Maoism who implemented the most extreme policies of the Cultural Revolution in China during the 1960s and...
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 Search Results for "Maoism"
Maoism (MOW-iz-uhm) The doctrines of Mao Zedong, most notably the doctrine that a continuous revolution is necessary if the leaders of a communist state are to be...
But many of them were interested in Maoism, and they spoke strongly for participatory democracy.
Leninism, Wilsonianism, Maoism, radical nationalism, and conservative nationalism all shared the character...
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 Communism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is a considerable variety of views among self-identified communists, including Maoism, Trotskyism, council communism, Luxemburgism, and various currents of left communism, which are generally the more widespread varieties.
However, various offshoots of the Soviet (what critics call the "Stalinist") and Maoist forms of Marxism-Leninism comprise a particular branch of communism that has the distinction of having been the primary driving force for communism in world politics during most of the 20th Century.
Today, even given the fact that there are areas of the world where Trotskyist movements are rather large, the rest of the communist movement, and the working class as a whole, continues to not take Trotskyism seriously enough to coalesce in a mass movement around it or any of its offshoots.
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 Maoism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It should be noted that the word '''Maoism''' has never been used by the Communist Party of China in its English-language publications, except derisively.
Outside the PRC, the term Maoism was used from the 1960s onwards, usually in a hostile sense, to describe parties or individuals who supported Mao Zedong and his form of communism, as opposed to the form practiced in the Soviet Union, which the parties supporting Mao denounced as "revisionist."
Maoism emphasizes revolutionary mass mobilization, village-level industries independent of the outside world (''see the example of the Great Leap Forward'', which every Chinese person to melt down industrial pots and pans to smelt their own iron from scratch).
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 Maoism - Simple English Wikipedia
Maoism is the communist philosophy created by Mao Tse Tung.
This created conflicting ideologies with communism in the USSR and Cuba.
Maoism is still practiced in China today, though not as extreme as when Mao was still alive.
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 Maoism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Maoism or Mao Tse-tung Thought (Chinese: &27611;&27901;&19996;&24605;&24819;, pinyin: Máo Zéd&333;ng S&299;xi&462;ng), is a variant of Marxism-Leninism derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
It should be noted that the word "Maoism" has never been used by the PRC in its English-language publications except derisively: "Mao Tse-tung Thought" has always been the preferred term.
Unlike the earlier forms of Marxism-Leninism in which the urban proletariat was seen as the main source of revolution, and the countryside was largely ignored, Maoism focused on the peasantry as a revolutionary force which, he said, could be mobilized by a Communist Party with "correct" ideas and leadership.
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 Maoists vs. Communists. By Brendan I. Koerner
Maoism has a more rural bent than the ideologies espoused by Marx and Lenin.
Indeed, the bulk of Mao's rebel force was drawn from China's hinterlands, where the vast majority of the population lived in abject poverty similar to that of modern-day Nepal.
A third feature of Maoism is the idea that the bourgeois menace is ever-present, so party officials must always be vigilant to prevent the revolution's corruption.
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 Maoism
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese : 毛泽东思想, pinyin : Máo Zédōng Sīxiǎng), is a variant of Marxism-Leninism derived from the teachings of the Chinese communist Mao Zedong
Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese : 毛澤東思想, pinyin : Máo Zēdōng Sīxĭang) is an ideology derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong.
Maoism (20th century) Theory of politics of Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-Tung) (1893-1976).
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 Independent media centre - In the grip of Maoism
As the overwhelming majority of people have nothing to lose, except by accident if caught in some rare crossfire, they seem to be enjoying the raging battle being fought between the Maoists on the one hand and the police or the upper-caste militias on the other.
On the growing spread of Maoism, a resident of Nawa, a small township on the same road, said; "Virtually every family has a Maoist member.
It is this ongoing struggle with Maoism that brings to them millions of dollars worth of arms and ammunition, part of which they can sell to the Maoists and boost their income.
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 Fundamental Documents
The denial of the "ism" character of Maoism denies its universal validity and, consequently, its condition as the third, new, and superior stage of the ideology of the international proletariat: Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, principally Maoism, that we uphold, defend, and apply.
As for the CONTEXT in which Chairman Mao Tse-tung developed and Maoism was forged, on an international level it was on the basis of imperialism, world wars, the international proletarian movement, the national liberation movement, the struggle between Marxism and revisionism, and the restoration of capitalism in the USSR.
We must raise Maoism as a revealing mirror for revisionists in order to combat them implacably, working for the development of the People's War and the triumph of the democratic revolution underway, which is an unavoidable and unrenounceable task of a strategic character.
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