POLIS Contents 4 - 1993



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGEMENTS
Salmin A.M. Disintegration of the Bipolar World and Prospects for a New World Order p.6
Presentation. Social Theory: toward a New Paradigm p.15
Umov V.I. The Russian Middle Class: Social Reality and Political Phantom p.26

RUSSIA TODAY
Klyamkin I.M. Political Sociology of Transitional Society p.41
The Public Opinion Foundation. The People and Politics p.65

SOCIAL THEORY IN THE HISTORICAL DIMENSION
Editorial Preface. Foreword to a Cycle of Articles p.97
Davydov Yu.N. Archetype of Social Theory, or Sociology of the "Politics" (Aristotelean Typology of Social Classes and Their Political Combinations) p.102

FROM A POLITICAL SCIENTIST'S VIEWPOINT
Peregudov S.P. Political Representation of Interests: Experience of the West and Russia's Problems p.115
Smirnova N.M. Intelligentzia Consciousness as Forerunner of Totalitarian Mentality p.125

DOSSIER: DEMOCRATIC ELECTION MECHANISMS
Gould Ph. Strategic Planning of Election Campaign p.134

CONFERENCES AND DISCUSSIONS
Zotov A.F. A New Type of Global Civilization p.146
Moiseyev N.N. The 21st Century-an Age of Break-Trough Achievements p.152

PARTIES AND PARLIAMENTARISM IN PRE-SOVIET RUSSIA
Shelokhayev V.V. Progressists - Party of Enterprisers and Intellectuals. p.159
Shevyrin V.M. The "Mirnoobnovlentzi" (the "Peaceful Renovation" Party): in Search of a "Third Force" p.165

PRESENTED BY THE F.EBERT FOUNDATION AND THE FREE RUSSIA PEOPLE'S PARTY'S INSTITUTE OF POLITICS
Davydov Yu.P., Schulze P., Albrecht U., Fogt K., Grinin V.M., Erler H., Zaricky B.E., Penkin A., Shpanger H.-I., Karaganov S.A., Maksimenko V.I., Kozhokin Ye.M., Starovoitova G.V., Vinogradova I.V., Novikov V.I., Golovin A., Kiva A., Vitebsky V., Review. European Security in the Changing World: Russia and Germany (An International Conference).p.169
Benevolensky V.B., Presentation. Russia's Foreign Policy - 1993. Analysis by Politicians and Experts (Foreword by P.SchuIze) p.214