International electoral experiences in the writing of Russian scholars in early 20th century


Kazhanov O.A.

Smolensk State Univeristy, Smolensk, Russia kazhanov@ bk.ru

ID of the Article: 5892


For citation:

Kazhanov O.A. International electoral experiences in the writing of Russian scholars in early 20th century. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 4. P. 45-52




Abstract

The article is devoted to the little-studied page of the formation of electoral surveys in pre-revolutionary Russia: the analysis of electoral practices in several foreign countries undertaken in the early twentieth century by R. Blank, P. Berliner, P. Milyukov. The conclusion is made about the application of sociological approach to understanding the role of the institute of democratic elections in the political life of that time, about the interactions of electoral actors on the basis of mutual expectations.


Keywords
history of Russian political sociology; elections; electoral practice; voter
Content No 4, 2014