Academic journal “Political Science Issues”. Issue 1 (5). 2012.

THEORY AND METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • Karadzhe T.V. Politicallanguage: content, structure, functions
  • Shcheglov I.A. The problems of Theory and categorial definition of Political Socialization in political science
  • POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES
  • Nisnevich Yu.A. What is Democracy?
  • Gaiduk V.V. New Start of Vladimir Putin: High or Low?
  • Volokh V.A. Migration Policy: theoretical, methodological and conceptual approaches
  • Timerbaev T.A. Legal Modernization in Dialogue between Parliament and Government: Point of View
  • Voloshenko M.N. Territorial public Self-government as one of aspects of the Sociopolitical Organization of Civil Society in the Russian Federation

FEDERATIVE RELATIONS AND ETHNO-POLITICS

  • Bekbosynov M.B. Russian Federalism and Specifics of Ethno-national Policy
  • Alekseev R.A. General-Theoretical Principles of Federalism: Concepts and Evidence
  • Tiunchik I.V. Right to Self-determination of Various Ethnic Groups
  • Mardanov M.Kh. Ethno-political Consensus under the Conditions of Russian Federalism: Political Analysis
  • Barsukov A.M. Political crisis of Belgium Federalism
  • Odery A.V. Inter-ethnic Tolerance at the Sub-Federal Level: Republic of Bashkortostan

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

  • Pryakhin V.F. Political Sciences and Global Problems a International Congress “Global Future 2045”
  • Porokhova A.N. Foreign experience of regulation of Immigration processes
  • Tsybakov D.L. The Spread of the Military-political blocs’ influence in Russia's Near Abroad
  • Mukhitdenova A.T., Kim L.M.Migration Policy of Germany: Problem of Integration

BOOK REVIEW

  • Book review of “Para-geopolitics” by L.O. Ternovaya

Our authors № 1-2012

THEORY AND METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

T.V. KARADZHE D.Sc. (philosophy), Professor, Head of the Moscow State Pedagogical University’s Political Science and Sociology Department

POLITICAL LANGUAGE: CONTENT, STRUCTURE, FUNCTIONS

The article examines the constituents of the political language and specifics of its functioning.

Key words: political language, structure, functions, political myth, political metaphor, political dialect.

I.A. SHCHEGLOV Moscow State Technical University by N.E. Bauman

THE PROBLEMS OF THEORY AND CATEGORIAL DEFINITION OF POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

The article rise to some problems, that prevent political socialization theory from development, and keep political socialization category in vagueness. The comparative analysis of some categorical definitions and thesis which form the article context reveals main contradictions in political socialization theory. This article turns to work out orientations in building fundamental theory of political socialization.

Key words: political socialization, socialization, politization, adaptation.

POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES

Yu.A. NISNEVICH D.Sc. (political science), Professor at SU-HSE and PFUR

WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?

The article is about institutional definition of democracy as a form of organizing political and governmental order. A complex of political and governmental orders, which determine the essential characteristics and peculiarities of contemporary polyarchy democracy, has been suggested. This complex includes order that determines the principles of forming the government in a state and activities of citizens, including their interrelations with the political authority as well as order that determines democratic principles of the government’s direct activities.

Key words: polyarchy democracy, institutional approach, political and governmental order, political authority.

V.V. GAIDUK D.Sc. (political science), Ph.D. (law), Professor, head of the department of the history of state and law and constitutional law at the Bashkir Institute of Social Technology, head of the Centre for Political and Legal Research of the Eurasian Scientific Research Institute for Legal Issues

NEW START OF VLADIMIR PUTIN: HIGH OR LOW?

In view of political developments between late 2011 and early 2012, the formation of a positive image of the country and improving the Russian government’s authority have become very urgent and crucial. Will there be a “new” Putin in Russia. What will be the role played by D.A. Medvedev in the future? The article analyses some peculiarities in the formation of political tandems in the history of Russian government.

Key words: tandem, political tandem, construction, elections, president, succession, opposition, coalition, power vertical, democracy, power.

V.A. VOLOKH Candidate of Political Sciences, associate professor, deputy head of a department of migration management, Institute of state management and law, State University of Management

MIGRATION POLICY: THEORETICAL, METHODOLOGICAL AND CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES

The article analyzes key concepts of the study area, species, models and types of migration policies. In view of scientific works of foreign and Russian scientists it was determined a variety of approaches to the definition of "migration policy" and was suggested the author's definition of this concept. It is concluded that modern migration policy of Russia has a number of minuses that prevent the effective management of migration processes. One of the main reasons for this is lack of the Concept of State Migration Policy of the Russian Federation. The author has developed a new conceptual approach to the formation of state migration policy.

Key Words: migration policy, migration, social institutes, immigration, emigration, concept, management of migration processes.

T.A. TIMERBAEV head of the department handling the issues of administrative governance, public and municipal services at the Centre for Political and Legal Studies of the Eurasian Scientific Research Institute for Rights Issues (Ufa)

LEGAL MODERNIZATION IN DIALOGUE BETWEEN PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT: POINT OF VIEW

The specific of the involvement of parties in the process of modernization is the duplicity in their role. On the one hand, parties as legal institution are subjects of modernization. The parties that were founded more often in Modern Times have established relations with government bodies as well as the elements of the civil society. Under the influence of ongoing political and legal processes in the country, their ideology is maturing, structure is transforming and functional system is changing. On the other hand, after fulfilling the role of motive power of reforms, parties are becoming active subjects of modernization process and the parties of reforms. The article reveals some specifics of Russian modernization in the perspective of interrelations between parliament and government and influence of political parties on it.

Key words: party, parliament, government, modernization, multi-party system, election system, pluralism, authoritarianism, crisis, transformation.

M.N. VOLOSHENKO The National and Federative Relations Department of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

TERRITORIAL PUBLIC SELF-GOVERNMENT AS ONE OF ASPECTS OF THE SOCIOPOLITICAL ORGANIZATION OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

In the article the role of territorial public self-government in formation of civil society and its institutes is considered. Civil society acts as a reliable guarantee of realization of the rights and freedoms of the person.

Key words: State, civil society, democratic development of institutes of civil society, local government, territorial public self-government (TOS).

FEDERATIVE RELATIONS AND ETHNO-POLITICS

M.B. BEKBOSYNOV Ph.D. (political science), doctoral candidate at The Department of Political Science Russian People’s Friendship University

RUSSIAN FEDERALISM AND SPECIFICS OF ETHNO-NATIONAL POLICY

In the article, the author studies basic trends in the ethno-national policy pursued by the Russian government and discusses prospects for its development. Analyzing ethno-confessional processes in the Russian Federation, he reveals their influence on peculiarity of relations between the entities of the federation and the federal centre.

Key words: ethno-politics, national policy, ethno-professional processes, federalism, state system, state administration.

R.A. ALEKSEEV fellow at the department for studying the problems of national, federative and international relations of the Eurasian Scientific Research Institute for Legal Problems, Ufa

GENERAL-THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES OF FEDERALISM: CONCEPTS AND EVIDENCE

The article examines the origin of federalism, analyzes approaches and singles out its forms and principles. It states specifics in ethnic federalism.

Key words: federalism, principles of federalism, ethnic federalism.

I.V. TIUNCHIK post-graduate student at the National and Federative Relations Department of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION OF VARIOUS ETHNIC GROUPS

In the article, the author examines typologization of self-determination on the basis of its constituents.

Key words: self-determination, ethnicity, nation, people.

M.Kh. MARDANOV post-graduate student at the political science department of the Bashkir State University

ETHNO-POLITICAL CONSENSUS UNDER THE CONDITIONS OF RUSSIAN FEDERALISM: POLITICAL ANALYSIS

In contemporary Russia, the problem of establishing ethno-political consensus is determined by the need for making a deeper comprehension of ongoing transformation of national and federative relations. The basic idea in the given article is that under the conditions of globalization, federative modernization and the promotion of democracy, the state of inter-ethnic relations between people of Russia has significantly changed.

Key words: ethnos, nation, consensus, federalism, ethnic status, territoriality, national and cultural autonomy, national republic, substrate, separatism.

A.M. BARSUKOV Lecturer at the department of political science Kemerovo State University

POLITICAL CRISIS OF BELGIUM FEDERALISM

This article examines the reasons of political crisis in Belgium. The author analysis of the historical background, factors and perspectives of reconciliation of the political crisis in Belgium.

Key words: political crisis, Belgium, federalism.

A.V. ODERY fellow at the department studying problems of regional politics and ethno-politics at the Centre for Political and Legal Research of the Eurasian Scientific Research Institute for Legal Issues, Ufa

INTER-ETHNIC TOLERANCE AT THE SUB-FEDERAL LEVEL: REPUBLIC OF BASHKORTOSTAN

The given article insists on the need for the existence of tolerance for any person, people or state so as to overcome negative approach towards the culture of another people or ethnos and perceive it as it has historically existed. The problem of interethnic tolerance appears between the representatives of different ethnic groups in the process of human interrelations in various spheres of life-sustaining activities, and the article is dedicated to its resolution.

Key words: tolerance, interethnic tolerance, ethnic paradox, post-Soviet Russia, national issue, national policy, ethnos, nation, political regionalistics, ethno-politics, interethnic relations, multiculturalism.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

V.F. PRYAKHIN D.Sc. (political science), Club of Rome National Committee member

POLITICAL SCIENCES AND GLOBAL PROBLEMS A INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS “GLOBAL FUTURE 2045”

The author elaborates on some political aspects of global problems as discussed at the International Congress "Global Future 2045" held in Moscow on 17 - February 20, 2012. The main tenet of the article is any countering eventual disastrous effects of global problems is doomed to failure without a respective changes in collective consciousness and public opinion and fundamental transformation in the modern world order based on the primacy of state sovereignty. These changed require the formation of international civil society and the principle of a new ideology based on the primacy of human values. The main aspects of this ideology were developed by Russian thinkers-cosmists K.E. Tsiolkovsky, V.I. Vernadsky, A.L. Chizhevsky, N.F. Fedorov.

Keywords: global problems, global studies, the singularity, the technological limits of growth, homo sapiens as a material carrier of the mind, the Russian cosmism, the synthesis of religion and science, ideology, collective consciousness, the world order, national sovereignty and international organizations.

A.N. POROKHOVA Ph.D. (political science)

FOREIGN EXPERIENCE OF REGULATION OF IMMIGRATION PROCESSES

In article the immigration policy of some foreign countries from a position of the international obligations and the end result is analyzed. Cultivation of ethnic originality of immigrants doesn’t lead to their integration into accepting community.

Key words: human rights, integration, multiculturalism, ethnos, the migratory policy, immigrants.

D.L. TSYBAKOV Doctoral student in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and the Public Administration

THE SPREAD OF THE MILITARY-POLITICAL BLOCS’ INFLUENCE IN RUSSIA'S NEAR ABROAD

This article discusses the aspect of the militarization of foreign policy activities as military-political blocs. The author examines the nature and content of the strategy of international coalitions in post-Soviet states. The consequences of the spread of influence of the military-political blocs near the Russian border to its national interests are studied.

Key words: international relations, the militarization of politics, the military-political bloc, the post-Soviet space, NATO, the European Union.

A.T. MUKHITDENOVA Ph.D. (political science)

L.M. KIM Ph.D. (philosophy) Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Kazakhstan

MIGRATION POLICY OF GERMANY: PROBLEM OF INTEGRATION

This article contains politological analysis of German modern migration policy, analyzes theoretical and application aspects of development of the German migration system based on national and international practice in the sphere of regulation of population mobility. Special attention is given to problems of integration of migrants.

Key words: migration, integration, migration policy, demography, migration legislation.

   
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