Stalinism is the means o govrening an relatit policies implementit bi Joseph Stalin. Stalinist policies in the Soviet Union includit state terror, rapid industrialization, the theory o socialism in ane kintra, a centralised state, collectivization o agricultur, cult o personality in leadership, an subordination o interests o foreign communist pairties tae those of the Communist Pairty o the Soviet Union—deemed bi Stalinism tae be the maist forefront vanguard pairty o communist revolution at the time.[1]


  1. T. B. Bottomore. A Dictionary of Marxist thought. Malden, Massaschussetts, USA; Oxford, England, UK; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Berlin, Germany: Wiley-Blackwell, 1991. Pp. 54.