Loren GOLDNER

 

UBU SAVED FROM DROWNING: WORKER INSURGENCY

AND STATIST CONTAINMENT IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN, 1974-1977

 

 

 

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CONTENTS

PART ONE: CLASS STRUGGLE AND THE MODERNIZATION OF CAPITAL IN PORTUGAL, 1974-1975

Preface: 1975 and the End of the Era of the "Progressive" State Civil Servant p.4

1. The Beginning of a New Era of Global Revolution p. 14

2. Archaic Corporatism and Its Modern Protagonists p. 16

3. Historical Development of Salazarism, 1945-74 p. 21

4. Dissolution of Salazarist Hegemony and Left-Wing Regroupment, 1961- 74 p. 25

5. The Revolution of Illusions p. 27

6. The International Impasse of Stalinism p. 30

7. The Nature of the MFA and Its Factional Situation p.37

8. The Demise of Spinola p. 40

9. Neo-Corporatist Restructuring or Socialist Revolution:

Autogestão vs. Soviets p. 43

10. Three Documents Against the Revolution p. 46

11. The Fall of Vasco Gonçalves and the PCP p. 48

12. The Left, the Extreme Left and the Political Crisis of the MFA p. 50

13. The Denouement of the Revolutionary Crisis p. 54

14. In the Aftermath of Nov. 25 p. 58

15. Assessment and Limits of the Revolutionary Crisis p. 60

16. Generality and Specificity in the Constitution of the Class-for- Itself p. 62

PART TWO: FORMAL AND REAL DOMINATION OF CAPITAL IN SPANISH WORKING-CLASS HISTORY; FROM CLANDESTINE CORPORATISM TO THE MONCLOA PACTS, 1939-1977

I. Introduction p. 67

II.The Suppressed Past:Proto-Renaissance Bourgeois Culture and Its Extension in the Millenarian Dimension of Spanish Working-Class History p. 72

III. The Subterranean Relationship Between Spanish and Russian Working-Class History p. 76

IV. Formal and Real Domination of Capital In Spanish Economic Development p.84

V. Anarcho-Syndicalism and the Transition to the Real Domination of Capital in Spanish Working-Class History p. 90

VI. The Drift to Clandestine Corporatism: the Road to Moncloa, 1939-1977 p.97

VII. Conclusion: Toward a Non-Statist Working-Class Realignment? p. 107

NOTES