POLIS Contents 1 - 1998



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

POLITICAL DISCOURSE
Ushakin S.A. Being Intellectual as Functional Status p.8
Zakharov A.V. Popular Images of Authority p.23
Petro N. On the Concept of Political Culture, or The Basic Error of Sovietology p.36

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Offerdal A. Politics and Problems of Organizational Design in Local Self-Government p.52

VERSION
Oleskin A.V. Network Structures of Society from the Viewpoint of Biopolitics p.68

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
Gelman V.Ya. Regional Power in Today's Russia: Institutes, Regimes, Practices. p.87
Golosov G.V. Formats of Party Systems in New Democracies: Institutional Factors of Instability and Fragmentationp.106
Shevchenko Yu.D. Between Espression-Seeking and Rationality: On the Study of Electoral Behaviour in Russia. p.130

CHAIR
Peregudov S.P. Recent Tendencies in the Study of the Relations between Civil Society and the State p.137
Makarychev A.S. Stability and Instability under Democracy: Metodological Approaches and Evaluations p.149
Pantin I.K., Shmachkova T.V. Basic Political Science (Syllabus of a Curriculum Course) p.158

DIXI!
Selezneva Ye.N. Scientific Principles or "Principled" Time-Serving? (To the Problem of Methodology of Cultural Policy). p.168
Agayev S.L., Oganisyan Yu.S. To a Concept of State Policy of the Russian Federation Regarding Russian Diaspora (After a Discussion at the Institute of Comparative Political Science, Russian Academy of Sciences) p.179