POLIS Contents 5 - 1996



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

THESAURUS: DEMOCRATIZATION
Rustow D.A. Transitions to Democracy: Toward a Dynamic Model p.5
Schmitter Ph. Some Propositions about Civil Society and the Consolidation of Democracyp.16

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS: INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF DEMOCRACY
Shmachkova T.V. Theories of Coalitions and the Making of the Russian Multi-Party Siystem (Methods of Rationalizing Political Process) p.28
Nikitchenko A.N. Transnationalization of Democracy (The Third Wave of Democratization in the Light of International Relations Theories) p.53
Kharitonova O.G. Genesis of Democracy (Essay of a Reconstruction of Transitological Models' Logic) p.70

RUSSIA TODAY
Shevtzova L.F. Dilemmas of Post-Communist Society p.80
Solovyov A.I. Contradictions of Conciliatory Processes in Russia p.92
A Round Table, Pantin I.K., Ilyin M.V., Mezhuyev B.V., Shevtzova L.F., Melville A.Yu., Biryukov N.I., Bogaturov A.D., Volodin A.G., Kortunov A.V., Nikitchenko A.N., Sergeyev V.M., Khenkin S.M. Is a Pact of Socio-Political Forces of Russia Viable? p.96

EXPERIENCE OF THE CONSOLIDATION OF POLITIES
Levin I.B. Civil Society in the West and in Russia p.107
Volodin A.G., Doornbos M. National Consensus in a Polarized-Type Society: India's Experience p.120
Khenkin S.M. Politics of Pact: Spanish Illustrations p.129

CHAIR
Shcherbinin A.I. Entering the World of Politics (Theoretical and Methodological Foundations of Political Didactics) p.136
Ilyin M.V., Melville A.Yu., Fyodorov Yu.Ye. Democracy and Democratization (A Chapter from a Manual) p.146
Lebedeva M.M. From Conflict Perception to Consent p.163

POLITICAL DISCOURSE: IMAGES OF POWER
Shestopal Ye.B., Novikova-Grund M.V. The Images of Twelve Leading Russian Politicians in the Perception of the Public (Psychological and linguistic Analysis). p.168