The course is devoted to the evaluating process of forming modern party system in Russian from the end of 80th till nowadays in the context of theory of political culture, transit theory and three stages of democratization.
One of the most difficult obstacles facing the new transitive democracies in their efforts at democratic consolidation is weakly institutionalized party systems
Different approaches to the studying parties make it possible to estimate different aspects of party building in post-soviet Russia.
Periods of party building are considered in the conditions of the main factors determining party building process, including actual laws, electoral base, cultural and political attitudes and values.
Examining paradoxes of party building in modern Russia the main results and features of different presidents terms are presented.
Results of elections at federal and regional level, participating of people in party activities, level of confidence are described in the term of social statistics and public opinion.
Peculiarities of political values and political behavior in different regions of Russia are analyzed as well as activities of system political actors and opposition.
Credit load: 3 ECTS