POLIS Contents 1 - 1996



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Salmin A.M. On Some Problems of Self-Determination and Interaction of the Executive and Legislative Powers in Russian Federationp.7
Yan E. Democracy and Nationalism - Unity or Contradiction?p.33
Stojanovic S. Post-Communism: Contradictions between Democracy and Capitalismp.50
Ilyin M.V. Chronopolitical Dimension: Beyond Everyday Life and Historyp.55

RUSSIA TODAY
Klyamkin I.M., Lapkin V.V. The Russian Question in Russiap.78
Kolosov V.A. Political Orientations of Russia's Regions: Did a "Collapse" Take Place in December 1995? (Voting for Party Lists Analyzed)p.91
Buzin A.Yu. The Influence of Russia's Regions Socio-Economic Development as Reflected in the Results of the Elections to the State Duma of the RF Federal Assembly, Second Convocation p.103

SOCIAL THEORY IN THE HISTORICAL DIMENSION
Bibler V.S. On Marx - with No Nonsense (Reflections at the End of 20th Century)p.119

ANTHOLOGY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT
Aron R. An Essay on Liberties: "A Universal and Unique Formula of Liberty Does Not Exist"p.128

FROM A POLITICAL SCIENTIST'S VIEWPOINT
Buell E.H. Archaic Yet Adaptive. On American Political Parties ("Classical" Assessments Revisited)p.138
Markedonov S.M. The Cossacks' Krug as Political Institutionp.151

VERSION
Matveyeva S.Ya. The Possibility of Nation State in Russia: Essay of a Liberal Interpretationp.154

NOTES
Zinchenko G.P. From Administration by Injunction to Management (Experience of Reforming Civil Service in Great Britain)p.163

REFLECTING ON MATTERS IN PRINT
Openkin L.A. A River in Search of Its Own Banks? (Russia's Politics in the 20th Century)p.171
Umland A. An Old Question Posed Anew: What Is "Fascism"? (Roger Griffin's Theory of Fascism)p.175

RETROACTIVE COMMUNICATION
Denisov Yu.P. Why Russians Don't Accept the Golden Mean, or On Temperance in Politicsp.177

LIFE IN SCIENCE
Presentation. New Elites and Political Institutionns in CIS Countries (A Workshop in Novgorod)p.181
Sungurov A.Yu. Hyperfederalism: Russian Decentralization in a Comparative Perspectivep.187