политические партии

Assessment of Russian historical events in the pre-election programs of political parties in the elections to the State Duma of the 8th convocation

The author examines the mention, evaluation, and interpretation of historical events and personalities in the programs of political parties that put forward lists of their candidates for elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 8th convocation. As a result of the study, the author came to the conclusion that radical assessments of historical events, both positive and negative, are found only in isolated cases, which indicates the broad ideological boundaries of most parties.

Social and political activity of Kemerovo region youth in 2000–2010

Kemerovo region signifi cantly diff ers from the neighboring regions in the political sphere. For nearly two decades, the region has demonstrated a high degree of support for the United Russia party. Other political parties, both parliamentary and non-parliamentary, enjoy less support than in the rest of the country. The purpose of this article is to study the dynamics of youth activity as candidates for deputies of the Council of People’s Deputies of Kemerovo Region.

The “left” future of Russia: Reflections of party theorists and the electorate

In their minds, subjects of democratic politics constantly form and optimize images of future changes in functioning of the state and society, use them as a tool in the struggle for political infl uence and leadership. The article provides a comparative analysis of how this creative process is going on within Russian civil society today, in the minds of ordinary citizens and party elites committed to left-wing political values.

The Union State within the modern political discourse of Russia

The article is devoted to the analysis of the issues of integration interaction between Russia and Belarus through the lens of perception of the existence and functioning of the Union State by the power institutions and political parties of the Russian Federation. A study of the content of the official websites of state authorities, the information and analytical portal of the Union State and party programming was conducted on the example of pre-election documents of political parties admitted to participate in the elections to the State Duma of the eighth convocation.

Formation of social capital of political parties and public organizations in the region: Main directions and means

On the basis of the comparison of modern foreign and Russian sociologists’s views, a structural and factorial operationalization of the concept of “social capital of political parties and public organizations” is developed. The material and cultural resources are available for the accumulation of social capital in the region. But regulatory measures (legislative, information and educational) are still needed to strengthen the social interaction between political parties and public organizations and the government structures representing regional society.

Institutional Contradictions in the Relations Between Political Parties and Regional Parliaments of the Russian Federation

In this article, the author assesses the problems of institutionalizing the relations between political parties and Russian regional legislative assemblies. The author highlights the contradictions in the norms and political approaches that should expand party opportunities in the parliamentary activity of the Russian regions. A conclusion was made that there is excessive influence of regional actors on the admission of parties to legislative activity.

Fundamentals of the Ideology of Nation Building in Modern Russia: The Approaches of Political Parties

The article explores the positions of Russian political parties on the ideological basis of nation building in Russia. The vulnerability of this measure is emphasized, taking into account domestic experience and modern realities. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of program documents of parties participating in parliamentary election campaigns. The multilayeredness of the corresponding interpretations is shown in the selection of the two main approaches.

Mythological Basis of Loyalty of Russian Citizens to the Idea of Party-based System of Liberal-Democratic Policy

The article suggests an explanation of the phenomenon of stable loyalty of modern Russian electorate to the liberal idea of a multi-party system.Loyalty is in the consent of citizens with the leading role of parties in all electoral campaigns in the post-Soviet period.While most modern Russian parties do not meet the requirements of organization and functionality that follows from the theory of liberal-democratic politics, as well as from foreign experience of political involvement of parties.

Актуальные политические проблемы глазами жителей Саратовской области (результаты социологических опросов)

В статье представлены аналитические обобщения материалов социологических опросов, проведенных лабораторией политических исследований кафедры политических наук. Дана оценка основным ценностным ориентациям населения, выявлен уровень поддержки конкретных российских политических партий, охарактеризованы основные идеологические предпочтения различных социальных групп.

К вопросу о взаимодействии ФПГ и политических партий на региональном уровне

Статья посвящена анализу специфики участия экономических элит в политике на региональном уровне через взаимодействие 
финансово-промышленных групп с политическими партиями. С одной стороны, показана заинтересованность бизнеса в такой 
активности, а с другой – очевидные выгоды для партий.