No 4 (2009)


Discourse of political archetypes in international relations of the post soviet states of the Central Asia (statement of the problem)

Klintzov A.A.


In the given article the author considers the problem of discourse of political archetypes in international relations of the post Soviet states of the Central Asia. In author's opinion, political archetypes as historically developed fundamental bases of ethnic consciousness render essential influence on modern diplomacy of the countries of the given region. That is why they require serious and profound studying by domestic and foreign political science.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):5-12
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Counterterrorist policy of the CIF countries on the post soviet area

Musalimov R.A.


The article is devoted to the actual problem of making and realizing of coordinated counterterrorist policy of the CIF countries on regional level. The author states that counterterrorist cooperation of the post Soviet countries is on not so high level. The reality that Russia and other post Soviet countries faced demanded urgent measures to form effective law mechanism of counterterrorist interaction on regional level in frames of the CIF.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):13-19
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Transformation of political process in Georgia: the reform of political system

Lekov R.V.


In the article the author makes an attempt to analyze transformation of political process in the post Soviet Georgia where establishing of independence was accompanied by set of the problems caused first of all by lack of experience in construction of the sovereign state. Even on a background of general crisis of all post Soviet space, Georgia is different because of certain specific cyclicity and jumps of crisis situations that, probably, represents important characteristic for political style and political technologies of this country. In the post Soviet Georgia there were three changes of the top government, and all three by not constitutional means. Similar dynamics of political process confirms non-institutional political system of Georgia at which, the probability of resolving of political conflict in illegitimate way is high. Conflictness of political system of Georgia in many respects is connected with electoral system of republic which is not in condition to solve the political conflict through elections, the reason consists in that that in the society the trust to institute of elections has not affirmed. Now there is a political crisis in Georgia, also it is impossible to be assured that this crisis can be resolved by constitutional methods.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):20-29
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The thesis of the initial stage of socialism

Kuteleva A.V.


The article is devoted to the actual problem of political modernization of China. The key role in this process plays the Communist party of China, developing and consequently implementing the doctrine of special model of socialism in China. Within this model the theory of the initial stage of socialism is of special interest. This article deals with this theory.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):30-33
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The anglophone problem in Cameroon in 1990-th years

Fopa S.L.


The article is devoted to the main conflict between the Anglo and Francophone elites. The author analyzes the different movements and conferences that were organized by the Anglophone elites who are asking their autonomy and the return to federal country because they are dominated and marginalizes by the Francophone.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):34-42
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The formation of the institute of representation of regional interests in modern Russia

Evstegneeva O.V.


The article analyzes the process of formation of the institute of representations of regional interests in modern Russia. In the article are considered mechanisms of upholding of regional interests, dynamics of mutual relations between the Centre and regions, and also the stages of development of regional interests in conditions of formation of the Russian state are analyzed.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):43-48
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Regional electoral process in a context of discussion about the project of the electoral codex of Russia

Lisyanskaya E.O.


In the given article are analyzed pluses and minuses of different electoral systems, their applicability to the Russian conditions, considering the reforms of the electoral legislation of Russia. The project of the Electoral Codex as possible document that regulates regional electoral process put under consideration.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):49-54
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Edmund Burke and the German conservative political thought in the first half of the XX-th century

Zhirnov N.F.


The developments of conservatism in many respects are conditioned by political changes, descending in society. The main problem of conservatism is to correct these changes to not enable distribution of radical ideas and implementation of them in the actual political practice. The conceptual substantiation of the given approach to the social transformations has found the reflection in the works of Edmund Burke, British thinker of the 18th century. In diverse form the conservative concepts developed in German political thought of the 20th century.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):55-64
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The westernization as one of the tendencies of development of the modern world

Alexeenko O.V.


The article reveals the essence of the phenomenon of westernization and its importance for the modern world. The process of the westernization is connected with developing expansion of the West, its powerful influence on other countries and obvious intention to override them. The process of westernization is considered by means of its comparison to the processes of modernization, globalization, Europeanization and Americanization. As a result of the westernization process the countries involved into it often have to adopt some political, economic and cultural western values, and this fact, in its turn, can lead to total transformation of a society, including destruction of its original cultural values.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):65-70
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Civil society and modern Russian state

Il'inskaya S.G.


The article is devoted to the analysis of specificity of civil society in Russia. The author considers the challenges that it faces, and presumes that the adequate response to them can be found in shaping of Russians civil society as a real political power. The author also estimates the prospects of theoretical reconsideration of the notion of civil society with regard to Russia.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):71-79
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Civil society and state in the age of modernization: political dimension

Gainutdinova L.A.


Socio-political practice of state, when it represented only interests of elites becomes unacceptable in the age of modernization which requires larger degrees of freedom. The solution of this conflict opens possibilities of participation in political processes for many social groups by means of political inclusion. That processes defined the shape of modern civil society.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):80-90
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Thesis of the round table: «Civil society: theory and modern practice in world's and Russia's dimensions»

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On 15 of September 2009 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the RPFU was held the «round table»: «Civil Society: Theory and Modern Practice in World's and Russia's Dimensions». This event was prepared by the Department of Comparative Politics of the RPFU.
RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):91-112
pages 91-112 views

On Our Authors

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RUDN Journal of Political Science. 2009;(4):113-114
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