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(en) Itali, New FDCA downloadable pamphlet: "What A State To Be In"

Date Wed, 14 Dec 2005 18:41:22 +0200


"A little history never hurt anyone! The beast that is the modern State was
born over two centuries ago and was closely connected with the emergence of the
bourgeoisie as the new dominant class. It is not by chance that a large part of
the typical functions of the modern State owe their origins to revolutionary
France in 1789. It is a good idea to examine the reasons behind this profound
transformation of the power structures in society, which social relationships
ceased to exist in order to make way for others, what effects all this had on class
relations and, above all, how the domination of the emerging bourgeoisie came about."
The Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici is pleased to announce the launch of a
new pamphlet in its "Studies for a Libertarian Alternative series, available
for download from its website: What A State To Be In. This pamphlet examines
the development of the modern State, its roles and functions, and was written
by FdCA member Saverio Craparo.

Contents:
* Introduction
* The birth of the State and what came before it
(Social relations under feudalism; The liberal
State and rights; Progressive participation)
* The 19th-century State and the birth of Anarchist theory
* The evolution of the State (The State as entrepreneur;
Control of the cycle; The direct management of capital;
Welfare; From the primitive state to the modern State)
* Ambiguities in the role of the State (The State in the
revolution; The Number One Enemy; Collective functions
and coercive functions)
* A few groundrules


FEDERAZIONE DEI COMUNISTI ANARCHICI
International Relations

http://www.fdca.it/fdcaen
From: Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici <internazionale@fdca.it>
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