Civil society: Utopia or reality
Abstract. The paper considers the conceptual content of the "civil society" notion; the prerequisites of formation of "developed" civil society in contemporary Russia and obstacles along the way have been analyzed; theoretical differences of "optimists" and "pessimists" in the views on possibility and historical timeline of creating the society have been discussed.
Keywords: civil society, civil participation, civil organizations, middle layers of society, civil culture, political democracy
Printed reference: V.V. Ryabev Civil society: Utopia or reality // Vestnik of MSTU. 2014. V. 17, No 4. P. 747-752.
Electronic reference: V.V. Ryabev Civil society: Utopia or reality // Vestnik of MSTU. 2014. V. 17, No 4. P. 747-752. URL: http://vestnik.mstu.edu.ru/v17_4_n59/747_752_ryabe.pdf.