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Potential of direct democracy: critical comprehension

Author(s): Iryna Alekseenko
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Civil Society, Globalization
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: direct democracy; democratic procedures; political process; civil society; globalization;

Summary/Abstract: Іnformation and communicative technologies, the processes of globalization related to them actualized the problem of direct realization of power citizens, that became the sign of time not only in the developed countries of the world but also in Ukraine. The supporters of direct democracy bind subsequent development of society to deepening of direct democracy. These moods are consonant with the revisions of representatives of scientific public. Theoretical works in which possibility of transformation of the existent representative system is grounded in the system of direct folk rule go out exactly on verge of ages.In this connection it is important to understand, what prospects of development of direct democracy open achievement of modern civil society. Actually did they add direct democracy such mighty impulse, that it is possible in earnest to talk about transformation of the political and legal systems of the modern democratic states, in the system of direct democracy? From an answer for this question in a great deal making of going depends near the decision of such issues of the day of contemporaneity, as problems of organization of public power, development of the system of constitutional legislation but other Within the limits of critical comprehension of potential of direct democracy as basis of democratization of global political process (carried out within the framework of theoretical and methodological approaches of normative theory of democracy and theory of political participation) a minimalism, essence of which in consideration of democracy as to the mean of collective decision of problems, to which it costs to befit from position of concentration of attention, becomes firmly established the family, mainly on democratic procedures and taking into account minimum ability of both democracy of participation and democracy of political discussion of the real transformation of political interests of participants of political process and the same to influence on acceptance of political decisions in relation to the problems of local, national and global levels. Being attracted in the newest debates about ideals and realities of democratic process, in the spirit of minimalism comprehends him And. Yang, which came forward from position of critical approach to the traditional understanding of ideal of and participating in a political process.A conceptual comprehension of problem of globalization of civil society in the modern world is important precondition of forming of democratic global political process which includes the wide spectrum of modern actors of world-wide policy. Within the limits of political registration of globalization in the river-bed of democracy terms are created for opposition strengthening of authoritarian totalitarian tendencies in the objective processes of internationally political registration of globalization with its concentration on power forms and methods of providing of safety in a fight against terrorism, transcontinental criminality, international migration at intergovernmental level. At all of necessity of application of violent methods of fight against terrorism violence does not give the guarantee of victory none of sides. In this under-standing democratization of global political process and international relations comes forward so far the unique alternative to global authoritarianism in a worldwide policy.In the XXI item Ukraine, as well as other countries, ran into intercivilization problems, which go out on the proscenium of worldwide policy and touch the most deep cultural, valued bases of existence of nation, state. A civilization choice of Ukraine is its self-determination in the co-ordinates of postindustrial civilization with the lines of opposition and conflicts

  • Issue Year: 1/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 227-233
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Ukrainian