POLIS Contents 2 - 1996



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Vasilchuk Yu.A. The Era of Scientific and Technological Revolution: New Foundations of Mass Production and Society p.5
Offe K. Ethnopolitics in the East European Transition Process p.27
Kolosov V.A., Treyvish A.l. Ethnical Areas in Modern Russia: Comparative Analysis of the Risks of Ethnic Conflicts p.47

SOCIUM AND POWER
Cheshkov M.A. The Phenomenon of Neo-Etatism (Global an Local Dimensions) p.56
Afanasyev M.N. The State and the Nomenclature (More Precision Essayed) p.68

RUSSIA TODAY: ELECTIVE DEMOCRACY IN THE MAKING
Pastukhov V.B. Prospects of Post-Communist Conservatism and the Presidential Elections (A Summary of the Situation) p.75
Gelman V.Ya. Election Campaigns in Russia: Electoral Formula on Trial p.84
Marchenko G.V. Russia between Elections (Socio-Political Analysis and Prognosis of the Condition of the Electorate) p.101
Lyubarev A.Ye. Correlational Analysis of the 1995 Parliamentary Election Results p.116

DIMENSIONS OF CULTURE
Miller A.I. The Image of the Ukraine and of Ukrainians in the Russian Press after the Break-up of the USSR p.130

THESAURUS
Poupar P. Cardinal. The Role of Christianity in European Peoples' Cultural Identity p.136

SOCIAL THEORY IN THE HISTORICAL DIMENSION
Fyodorova M.M. Traditionalism as Anti-Modernism p.143
Nikitina A.G. The Problem of Primordial Substance of Political Being p.161

SEMINAR
Gadzhiyev K.S. Geopolitics: Historical Background and Contemporary Contents of the Discipline p.169

NOTES
Ponomaryov V.A. Islam in Uzbekistan, 1989 to 1995 p.184