THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Public opinion polls in the context of studying resources of modern political authority: the example of the astrakhan region

2016. №2, pp. 150-155

Dantes Vadim G. - post-graduate student, Astrakhan State University, 20Р° Tatishcheva Str., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The article is devoted to the current situation of the use of public opinion polls as a resource of political power. It is concluded that today the public opinion polls is not only the mechanisms of control of public - political situation, but also the resources of legitimation of important political decisions. The attention of researchers is also paid to the analysis of the dynamics of conducting public opinion polls officially organized by the executive authorities of the Astrakhan region.

Key words: общественное мнение, опросы общественного мнения, социологические исследования, политическая власть, ресурсы политической власти, ресурсные возможности власти, ресурсный потенциал, удовлетворенность деятельностью власти, public opinion, opinion polls, sociological research, political power, resources, political power, resource power capability, resource potential, satisfaction with the work of the authorities