¹ 4 - 2013
Nisnevich Yu.A.

Political Responsibility: Institutional Way of Stating the Problem

Under consideration is the way the problem of political responsibility is treated. In due course, find their definition individual subject and collective subject of the political responsibility during the stage of conquering political power and the stage of its execution. Analyzed then are essential characteristics of the political responsibility as it is proper to politicians, to elected and appointed political functionaries within political power, and to electors, as well as to parties, to political institutions of public power, and to citizens’ associations. Measures and mechanisms of compulsion to political responsibility are evaluated – such, for instance, as appointment by election and removability – according to results of elections – of political functionaries of public power and civil control of the latter’s activities.