THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

INVERSION OF DEMOCRATIC PRACTICES AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE OPERATION OF NEW POLITICAL ACTORS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE INFORMATION SOCIETY

2014. №2, pp. 125-131

Volochaeva Oksana F - Ph.D. (Sociology), Associate Professor, Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University, 9 Kalinin av., Pyatigorsk, Stavropol region, 357532, Russian Federation, oksanavol71@mail.ru

The purpose of this paper is to identify the role and place of new political actors in the process of inversion of democracy. Solve problems relating to the identification of new actors that determine the development of modern political realities, determining their resource potential, capacity, technology impact on the democratic tradition; inversion of the contour of democratic practices. Methodological basis of research based on the theory of political modernization and political order of Samuel Huntington, the theory of relative deprivation T. Garr, theory - enrichment discontent P. Collier and A. Hoeffler . The problem of inversion of modern democracy. Based on the concept of "post-democracy" K. Kraucha, substantiates the idea of new actors, the forms and mechanisms, which in recent years actively promoted the formation of post-democratic society, democratic transformation of political practices. Describes the contours of the political life of the information society, justified the idea of the role of media and communications in the transformation of modern political reality in general and democratic practices in particular.

Key words: демократия, либеральная демократия, постдемократия, политические практики, демократия меньшинств, глобализация, democracy, liberal democracy, post-democracy, political practices, democracy minorities, globalization

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