Miliband-Poulantzas debate


Miliband-Poulantzas debate

The Miliband-Poulantzas debate was a debate in Marxist theory between Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas concerning the nature of the state.


See also

  • Structure-agency debate

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