POLIS Contents 2 - 1999



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

ARTICLES
Titov K.A. Pragmatism in Politics and the Prospects for the Development of Political Science p.7

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Salmin A.M. Russia, Europe, and the New World Order p.10
Kaspe S.I. Democratic Chances and Ethnopolitical Risks in Nowaday Russia p.32
Nikitchenko A.N. Transnationalization of Democracy (II) (The "Third Wave" of Democratization in the Light of the World-Economy Theories) p.44

POLITICAL DISCOURSE: 'THE POWERS THAT BE' AS THEY ARE
Busygina I.M. One Who Claims Immortality (Politician in the Mirror of the Great Novel) p.61
Solovyov A.I. The Russian Elite's Culture of Power: Temptation by Constitutionalism? p.65
Yur'evich A.V. Scientists in Politics p.81

RUSSIA TODAY
Vishn'evsky B.L. Elections in St. Petersburg - Provokers' Tournament p.98

DIXI!
Ilyin M.V. The War in Yugoslavia: from Sacrificing Serbia to the Suicide of the West? p.110
Pastukhov V.B. The Balkan Syndrome: Case History p.114

VERSION
Pshizova S.N. The "Two Bodies" of the President (Models of Authority Representation on the Threshold of the Third Millennium) p.122
Lukin A.V. The Transition Period in Russia: Democratization and Liberal Reforms p.134

DOSSIER
Offerdal A. On Nordic Local Government - Development and Prospects p.155

BIBLIO-REVIEW
Review. Political Science Manuals: New Times - Old Deseases p.168
Kholodkovsky K.G. Irony of History and Political Will p.179
Information. The "Ves' Mir" ("The Whole World") Publishing House p.183