POLIS Contents 6 - 1994



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Kandel P.Ye. Nationalism and the Modernization Problem in the Post-Totalitarian World p.6
Akhiyezer A.S. Socio-Cultural Prognostication Regarding Russia: Macro- and Microanalytical Levels p.16
Bratkiewicz J. Smutas in Russia: an Essay of Evaluation and Prognostication p.32

FROM A POLITICAL SCIENTIST'S VIEWPOINT
Badovsky D.V. Transformation of Political Elite in Russia - from "an Organization of Professional Revolutionaries" to "the Power Party" p.42
Afanasyev M.N. Regional Ruling Elites: Changes in the Mechanism of Functioning p.59
Farukshin M.Kh. Political Elite of Tatarstan: Challenges of the Time and Difficulties of Adaptation p.67
Shveytzer V.Ya. Experiences of Western Social Democracy as Applied to Russia p.80
Ilyin M.V. Words and Meanings: Community - Communication p.88

RUSSIA TODAY
Klyamkin I.M., Lapkin V.V. Differentiation of Orientations in Russian Society: Factors of Influence p.96
Kolosov V.A., Krindach A.D. Tendencies of Post-Soviet Development of Mass Consciousness and Political Culture of Russia's South p.120

ART OF THE POSSIBLE
Lysenko V.N. Parliamentarism and the Formation of Political Establishment in Russia p.134

DIMENSIONS OF CUITURE
Shcherbinin A.I. The Political World as It Exists in Time and in Space p.142
Ashmarin I.I. Unity or. Still, Continuity? p.150
Review. Political Power of TV: Reality of a Myth? p.155

DOSSIER
McFaul M. Understanding Russia's 1993 Parliamentary Elections (II) p.179

NOTES
Yegorov V.K. The Russian Political Sciense Conference p.186