How good are Marxists at fulfilling their promises? How much of the Marxist doctrine must be changed to meet current conditions--many of which did not exist when Marxism was established? This collection of essays explores and addresses these questions from both a Marxist and non-Marxist perspective. It inspires reflection as it explores how Marxism meets such needs as the modernization of the People's Republic of China and the power struggles in South Africa and the Caribbean. Readers interested in Marxism and its opposing ideologies are sure to find A Critique of Marxist and Non-Marxist Thought a stimulating and important tool to pursue additional research and thought in this area.