Presentation on theme: "Functions of the state – socialist perspective"— Presentation transcript:
1 Functions of the state – socialist perspective Marxist divide the state into two forms-:Capitalist stateSocialist state
2 Functions of the state in capitalist state Repressive functionsEconomic functionsWelfare functionsIdeological functionsInternational functions
3 Functions of the state in socialist state To establish dictatorship of the proletariatAbolition of classesTo maintain law and orderJudicial functionsE4conomic functionsCultural and educational functionsTo establish socialist social equalityMass mediaWelfare functionsInternational functionsTo prepare conditions for the withering away of the state
4 Critical evaluation of Marxian theory of the functions of the state State is not a bad institutionPrivate property is not badRevolution methods are not goodDictatorship in any form is badIgnore the contribution of the capitalist stateWorkers can be happy even in a capitalist stateIgnore the interest of other classesClassless society is not possibleDominance bureaucracyRise of elite classThere is no place for the freedom of the individuals
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7 ByDr. AMANDIP KAURDEPTT. OF POLITICAL SCIENCE,PGGCG, SEC. 11, CHANDIGARH