24 (1)
Free subscription at
the electronic version of journal
Subscription index
in the Russian Post
catalogue – 43669
Until 01.01.2019 - Scientific Yearbook of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 2686-7206 (Print)

ISSN 2686-925X (Оnlinе)


— showed 10 articles from31

Political science

Aristocratic Qualities of Democracy

Fishman Leonid

The article is devoted to the analysis of the criteria of virtues, which characterizes the one who deserves power in the epoch of ancient democracy and in the time after the World War II. The author argues that the post-war list is based on the list of aristocratic virtues formed in antiquity; the ancient original was reduced to liberal version in XIX and then restored in its initial form during the period of world wars.

Keywords: aristocracy, democracy, liberal parliamentarism, class ethos.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

Modernity as a Political Problem: Beyond the Modernization Paradigm

Ivanova Evgeniya

The article explores the prospects of expanding the methodological scope of the theory of Modernity. The author analyses the intrinsic features of the modernization paradigm and argues that its analytical potential is wearied out to considerable degree. Therefore, the radical revision of its basic principles and categories, primarily, of the core category of Modernity, is the pivotal issue.

Keywords: modernity, modernization paradigm, modern institutions, situational approach to the problem of Modernity, universality and multiplicity of Modernity, global and local dimensions of Modernity, globalization.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

The Concept of "Soft Power" in Contemporary Political Philosophy

Rusakova Olga

The article considers the main interpretations of the concept of "soft power" in contemporary political philosophy and proves the relation of this concept with postmodern theories of discourse, temptation, fluid modernity, knowledge society, concepts of identity, symbolic politics.

Keywords: concept, soft power, political philosophy, discourse, temptation, identity, symbolic politics.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

E-Government Development as an Object of Theoretical Construction

Dyakova Elena

Three main models of e-government development are considered from the standpoint of neo-institutionalism. Russian type of e-government is defined as model № 2: development driven by administrative demand.

Keywords: neo-institutionalism, e-government, e-government development index, e-government model.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

Private and Public in the Existence of Russian Citizen

Fan Irina

The author examines the correlation of private and public aspects in the existence of modern Russian citizen. The article analyses the evolution of private and public life in Russia (family, men' and women' roles, the substance of power in Russia), as well as peculiarities of the interaction between private and public spheres in today's Russia.

Keywords: private life, public sphere, private person, public role of citizen.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

The Structuralization of Local Communities and Groups of Interests

Kiselev Konstantin

The article observes basic methodological problems in the study of the structure of local communities in Russian Federation, i.e., the issues of implosion, identity construction and formation of groups of interests in local communities. The author analyses the main tendencies in the development of the structure of local communities and presents the classification of interests and structures of local communities.

Keywords: local communities, local democracy, groups of interests, the structure of local communities, methodology of study.


Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF

The XX Century as a "Bifurcation Point" of Historical System of Capitalism (the Critical Analysis of the World-System Views on the History of XX Century)

Gapontsev Igor

The article represents the critical analysis of the world-system views on the history of XX century. It is supposed that the type of internal structure and, accordingly, the model of development of social systems depend on the degree of deficiency as a process of gradual transformation of market world-economy into the model of self-organizing.

Keywords: bifurcation point, world-system analysis, world-system, world-economy, model of development, system, environment, resources, resource deficiency, redistribution, market, democracy.

Download article TPL_IPL_ARTICLE_PDF