POLIS Contents 3 - 1999



PRESENTING THIS ISSUE
Editorial Introduction. Presenting This Issuep.4

PROBLEMS AND JUDGMENTS
Diligensky G.G. Individualism Old and New (Individual in Post-Soviet Socium) p.5
Ross C. Federalism and Democratization in Russia p.16
A Round Table, Schmitter Ph., Melville A.Yu., Pantin V.I., Lebedeva M.M., Lapkin V.V., Solovyov A.I., Pronin S.V., Yakhimovich Z.P., Yazhborovskaya I.S., Davydov A.P., Miteyeva L.D., Stroganova E.D. Democratic Transits: Variants of the Ways and Uncertainty of the Results p.30
Podvintzev O.B. Complications of Post-Imperial Adaptation of Conservative Consciousness: Statement of the Problem and an Essay of Classification. p.52

POLITICAL DISCOURSE
Titkov A.S. The Images of Regions in Russian Mass Consciousness p.61

PANORAMA OF POLITICAL SCIENCE IN RUSSIA: POVOLZH'YE
Sergunin A.A. Regionalization of Russia: the Role of International Factors p.76
Raspopov N.P. Socio-Political Stability of a Region - Subject of the RF p.89
Chernyshov A.G. The Centre-Province Relations as Reflected in Regional Consciousness p.100
Kuzn'etzov V.A., Meleshkina Ye.Yu. Provincial Russia's Electorate (As Illustrated by the Case of Samarskaya Oblast) p.105
Kupriyanycheva E.B. Characteristic Features of the Political Elite of Samarskaya Oblast p.115
Bikmetov R.M. The Electoral Process, the Power and the Opposition in Ul'yanovskaya Oblast p.119
Demidov A.I. Understanding in Politics p.131

DIMENSIONS OF CULTURE
Filatov S.B. New Birth of an Old Idea: Orthodoxy as National Symbol p.138

DIXI!
Golik Yu.V., Karas'ov V.I. Why Should Even "Democratic" Russia Be No Bargain for the "Free" West? p.150

DOSSIER
Pogorel'skaya S.V. Free from the Pressure of Everyday Politics (German Political Foundations' Activities Abroad) p.162
Abazov R.F. The Presidential Elections in Kazakhstan: Before and After p.170

BIBLIO-REVIEW
Plyays Ya.A. Political Sciences in Russia in 1998: What's New? p.175
Shipova L.N. The "Aspekt Press" - for Those Engaged in the Humanities p.183