POLIS Contents 1 - 1999



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

ARTICLES
Torkunov A.V. Professionalism in Politics as an Educational Task p.5

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Diamond L. Is the Third Wave Over? p.10
Mezhuyev B.V. The Modelling of the Notion: "National Interest" (With Russia's "Far Eastern" Policy of the Late 19th to Early 20th Century as Example) p.26
Busygina I.M. On the Condition of the German Nation (The Territorial Factor in National Self-Consciousness of the Germans) p.40

SOCIUM AND POWER
Sergeyev V.M., Bel'ayev A.V., Biryukov N.I., Gusev L.Yu. Formation of Parliamentary Parties in Russia (The State Duma in 1994 to 1997) p.50

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY: RUSSIA OF THE REGIONS AND THE ELITES
Yelizarov V.P. The Elitist Theory of Democracy and the Contemporary Russian Political Process p.72
Gelman V.Ya. Elite Settlement and Limits of Democratization: the Case of Nizhegorodskaya Oblast (Nizhniy Novgorod Region) p.79
Borisov S.V. The Nowaday Political Regime in Nizhegorodskaya Oblast (Nizhniy Novgorod Region): the Formation in 1990s p.98

DIMENSIONS OF POLITICAL CULTURE
Shcherbinin A.I. ...The Print in Your ABC Book..., or The Elements of Totalitarian Indoctrination p.116
Barsukova S.Yu. The Private and the Public: Dialectics of Disposition p.137

DOSSIER
Klimov I.A. Protest Movement: Mutual Dependence of the Sides' Strategies p.148
Bakun L.A. Groups in Politics (To the History of the Evolution of American Theories) p.162
Mis'urov D.A. Political Symbolics: between Ideology and Political Publicity p.168

RETROACTIVE COMMUNICATION
Musikhin G.I. The Contradiction of Authority and Tradition within the World Outlook of German and Russian Conservatives p.175