POLIS Contents 2 - 2006



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

THE THEME OF THE ISSUE: CENTENARY OF OUR COUNTRY'S CONSTITUTION AND PARLIAMENT
Pivovarov Yu.S. Between the Cossacks and the Whip (To the Centenary of the Russian Constitution and of the Russian Parliament)p.5
Gaman-Golutvina O.V. Russian Parliamentarism in Historical Retrospection and in Comparative Perspective (I)p.27
Kiryanov I.K. Deputy of the State Duma of the Beginning of the 20th Century: the Legal and Public Statusp.40
Medushevsky A.N. Theory of Constitutional Cyclesp.51

THESAURUS
Kustaryov A. S. Max Weber on Modernization of the Russian Autocracyp.60
Weber M. Russia's Transition to Pseudoconstitutionalismp.77

RUSSIA TODAY
Gelman V.Ya. Leviathan's Come-Back? (Policy of Recentralization in Contemporary Russia)p.90
Barsukova S.Yu., Zvyagintzev V.I. Mechanism of "Political Investment", or How and What For Russian Business Takes Part in Elections and Covers the Expenses of Party Lifep.110
Zamyatina N.Yu. Cities, Areas and Countries in the Political Relief of Russian Regions (With the Materials of RF Subjects' Official Sites Used)p.122

INTERPRETATIONS
Peregudov S.P. Civil Society as Agent of Public Policyp.139
Afontzev S.A. Citizens' Interests and the Political Mechanisms of World Economy Regulationp.151

DIXI!
Pastukhov V.B. Putin's Third Term as Alternative to Political Hypocrisy (Remark of a Political Cynic)p.162

BIBLIO-REVIEW
Semenenko I.S. Paradigm of Evolutionary Cycles of Historyp.173
Meleshkina Ye.Yu. Electoral Engineering in the Light of the Prospects of the Development of Democracyp.178

LIFE IN SCIENCE
Information. Political Atlas of Modernity p.182