Extreme Politics: on Some Approaches to the Definition of the Category and Boundaries of the Phenomenon

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The article is dedicated to the actual and underdeveloped problem of defining «extreme politics». The authors suppose that «extreme politics» is a special kind of human activities. Extreme politics is defined by the authors as an activity conducted for power in extreme conditions (situations) tied with insufficiency of different resources, lack of time for analysis and long-term prognosis of political situation and political decision-making, deficit of actual information and its free circulation, dominance of authoritative leaders-competitors.

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M G Anokhin

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: mganochin@yandex.ru
Кафедра сравнительной политологии; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

O E Grishin

Russian State Social University

Email: grishin@emo.ru
Кафедра политологии; Российский государственный социальный университет; Russian State Social University


Copyright (c) 2010 Анохин М.Г., Гришин О.Е.

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