3 - 2009
Okunev I.Yu.

The Stanford Model of Development Crisis


The author presents to the Russian reader one of the most successful experiments of comparative research of political transformations, the so-called Stanford project, the research realized under the leadership of Gabriel Almond in late 1960s to early 1970s. Shortly expounded are conceptual and methodological foundations of a model describing, through a succession of phases, development crisis transformation.