Chapter 6. State Violence as Technique: The Logic of Violence in Soviet Totalitarianism

  1. David L. Hoffmann
  1. Peter Holquist

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758380.ch6

Stalinism: The Essential Readings

Stalinism: The Essential Readings

How to Cite

Holquist, P. (2003) State Violence as Technique: The Logic of Violence in Soviet Totalitarianism, in Stalinism: The Essential Readings (ed D. L. Hoffmann), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758380.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228905

Online ISBN: 9780470758380

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Keywords:

  • state violence;
  • soviet totalitarianism;
  • communism;
  • social science;
  • interventionist technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editor's Introduction

  • The Emergence of State Violence as Technique

  • Soviet State Violence as Prophylactics

  • Soviet State Violence as Prophylactics