POLIS Contents 5 - 1994



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Vasilchuk Yu.A. Transformation of Needs - Development of Person and of Society p.6
Kapustin B.G. Commencement of Russian Liberalism as a Problem of Political Philosophy p.23
Pastukhov V.B. From Statehood to the State: Communist Stage of an Ascending Process p.38
Discussion. Socialist Vision of Modernity, or Modem Vision of Socialism (Review of a Symposium) How Is the Crisis of Socialism to Be Interpreted? Is a New Paradigm Needed and Why? Socialism-Communism versus Democratic Socialism The Crisis of the "Social (Welfarp.50

RUSSIA TODAY
Peregudov S.P. Organized Interests and the Russian State: the Change of Paradigm p.64
Klyamkin I.M. The Soviet and the Western: Is Synthesis Possible? (Ended from the Previous Issue) p.75
Gordon L.A., Pliskevich N.P. The Furcations and Traps of a Transition Period (Ended from the Previous Issue) p.96

DIMENSIONS OF CULTURE
Omelchenko N.A. Searching after Russia (On Spiritual-Political Development of the Post-October Emigration) p.104

FROM A POLITICAL SCIENTIST'S VIEWPOINT
Ilyin M.V. Words and Meaningds: Polity. Republic. Constitution. Fatherland (Ended from the Previous Issue) p.112

DOSSIER
McFaul M. Understanding Russia's 1993 Parliamentary Elections p.124

RETROACTIVE COMMUNICATION
Lukichyov P.N., Skorik A.P. Quasi-Statehood p.139
Abolin O.Yu. Universal and European Federalism: Probable Prospects p.142
Sergunin A.A. Problems and Possibilities of Regional Studies p.149
Makarychev A.S. Federalism and Regionalism: European Traditions, Russian Prospects p.152

NOTES AND ESSAYS
Lapin N.I. Political Science in the System of Higher Education: Essay of a Conceptualization of Vocational Grounding p.156