Maoism

Discipline: Political Science

Theory of politics of Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-Tung) (1893-1976).

Adaption of Marxism and Stalinism to the conditions of China, in particular to guerrilla war in largely peasant societies.

It attempts to combine traditional Marxism with respect for the people and their ideas, as well as to abolish the profit motive in favor of moral incentives.

Source:
David Miller et al., eds, The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought (Oxford, 1987)

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