Monographs

ISBN 978-966-02-8596-5

Modern society is characterized by the ambivalence and contradiction of the functional foundations: the real and proper, manifestation of the purpose and means of its achievement, the infinite of information possibilities and the unprecedented manipulation of mass consciousness, the awareness of personal development as the main resource of progressive social development, and the widespread and continuous neglect of the needs of the individual in order to satisfy the utterly demands of conjuncture. The additional problem pressure on the present state of affairs is made by the factors of globalism and consumerism: they inadvertently force the individual to get used to …

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ISBN 978-966-02-8715-0

The monograph analyses the transformation and comparison of the approaches of parliamentary political forces to the problem of integration perspectives in Ukraine both at the domestic level and at the level of international structures during 2014 – mid 2018. The critical analysis of the activities of parliamentary political forces as the formers of the development strategies of the state and Ukrainian society is carried out.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8662-0

The estimations and predictions from the analysts and experts of the Republic Belarus concerning the annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation, the Russian-Ukrainian war in the Donbass region, the place and role of Ukraine in the new geopolitical conditions are analysed. The brief excursus into the activities of the Belorussian analytical centres is made, their peculiarities of functioning are shown.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8568-2

The research analyzes the peculiarities of the parties’ development in Ukraine in the period of 2014-2017. In particular, the mechanisms of their formation in the present condition are characterized, the process of multiple renaming is highlighted, and the specifics of political forces functioning outside of legal field are studied. The particular attention is given to the analysis of phenomenon of “own / affiliated”, “nominal”, regional, etc. parties, their financial and property status and features of the structures.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8526-2

The research is devoted to the study of the latest phenomenon in the conditions of functioning of the unitary Ukrainian statehood – the formation and transformation of regional political regimes, which are some of the most dangerous threats and challenges for Ukraine in the near future. The analysis was conducted with taking into account various factors – geographic, geopolitical, historical-cultural, socio-economic, legal, etc. – on an example of the study of all-Ukrainian tendencies and trends in the Dnipropetrovsk region and in the Chernivtsi region. With the involvement of a large amount of empirical data, the resource base, policy subjects at …

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ISBN 978-966-02-8526-2

The research is devoted to the study of the latest phenomenon in the conditions of functioning of the unitary Ukrainian statehood – the formation and transformation of regional political regimes, which are some of the most dangerous threats and challenges for Ukraine in the near future. The analysis was conducted with taking into account various factors – geographic, geopolitical, historical-cultural, socio-economic, legal, etc. – on an example of the study of all-Ukrainian tendencies and trends in the Dnipropetrovsk region and in the Chernivtsi region. With the involvement of a large amount of empirical data, the resource base, policy subjects at …

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ISBN 978-966-02-8500-2

The research is devoted to the problem, which in the connection with the transformation of the political system in Ukraine, the decentralization processes, has gained political and scientific importance, – functioning of the political regime at the regional level. The object of research is the Lviv region, which is a self-sufficient and powerful participant in the political relations of modern Ukraine. The analysis revealed a broad base of empirical grounds and specificity of regional political regime formation, its main stages of transformation, stages of formal and informal political subjects as to create a favourable living environment in the region and …

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This is the first book, devoted to the life, activities and tragic fate of Oleksandr Shumskyi (1890-1946). The former socialist-revolutionist, later the leader of the “Borotbists” party, and then a member of the Bolshevik party, People’s Commissar of Education in 1919 and 1924-1927, he remained a Ukrainian patriot, and often went “against the flow” of official policy. It is not uncommon for the communist regime to have made it, quite by the definition of his contemporaries, rather non-human: at first, O. Shumsky was sent for a ten-year exile, and then he was brutally murdered. The publication contains unique documents of …

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ISBN 978-966-02-8527-9

The report examines the issues of the consolidation of Ukrainian society in the situation of social and economic, internal and foreign policy crisis, the state of national solidarity is assessed, the causes and factors of confrontational phenomena in public relations are disclosed, the model of national solidarity and strategy for its achievement are developed.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8447-0

The analytical report examines the issues of unity consolidation of Ukrainian society by mechanisms and practices of state policy in such spheres as political and ideological principals of the social system, achievements of the systemic state government, ensuring the legal equality among the citizens of the country, social justice, unity of the social and cultural sphere while ensuring cultural pluralism.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8448-7

The analytical report is prepared by the results of the study on “Challenges and integration perspectives of Ukraine in the context of Russian aggression in Crimea and Donbass: analysis of assessments by foreign analysts and experts”. The opinions of analysts and experts from Western countries and CIS countries that are reflected on the pages of Internet resources regarding the specifics of the “Ukrainian crisis”, “Donbass break” and “sovereignty” of Crimea, their interpretations of current and potential threats / challenges to integration processes in Ukraine are analysed.

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ISBN 978-5-8243-2190-6

«Guillotine of Ukraine» – that’s what Vsevolod Balitskyi, the long-time chief of the General Procurator’s Office and People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), was called by one of his contemporaries.

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ISBN 978-966-611-903-5

History remains the subject of heated discussion in Ukraine, of the most unexpected discoveries and in-deep reader’s interest. Yurii Shapoval is a connoisseur of its secrets, a researcher of archives, a publisher of unknown facts and documents, a scientist with an excellent worldwide reputation. And at the same time, he is a talented populariser of historical knowledge, the author of invariably interesting TV programs, documentaries, radio programs and newspaper stories.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8316-9

The brochure provides the generalized analysis of the main factors influencing the local processes of formation and transformation of political identities in Poltava city community. The content and specificity of identity policy in the city are determined, their constitutive role in structuring the political and social field of Poltava is proved.

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ISBN 978-966-02-8321-3

The scientific work deals with the problems of the development and interaction of Jewish communities in the European and post-soviet space at the end of the XX – the beginning of the XXI century. The research studies on the political, social and historical aspects of the Jewish community’s life in Ukraine in comparison with the communities of other European countries at the present stage.

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ISBN 978-966-00-1602-6

The monograph outlines the historical milestones of the era of revolutions and the Civil War of 1917 – 1920 in Ukraine, the decisive role of which belonged to political parties. On the basis of a comprehensive systematic study and a comparative analysis of the activities of all parties – the leaders of revolutionary dynamics, in particular, the stages of their development and ideological and theoretical evolution, the implemented strategy and tactics, the peculiarities of the relationship – from cooperation and blocking to confrontation and antagonistic hostility, the struggle for “destruction”, the author proposes a constructive way of a realistic reconstruction …

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ISBN 978-966-00-1577-7

The monograph covers the life and scientific path of the prominent scientist, intellectual, the first president of the Ukrainian Academy of Science – Volodymyr I. Verndaskyi.

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ISBN 978-966-11-0879-9

The essence of the mental dimension in Ukrainian regional civilisation and its phenomenon, the historical sources and the main stages in the development from the ancient times to the present are covered. The theoretical and methodological, historiosophical and historiographical foundation of civilizational comprehension of the Ukrainian people’s mentality is stated. The evolution of the mental image of Ukrainians under the influence of written language origin, the advent of Christianity, the formation of the Cossacks, the development of book printing, university education, science, interconfessional dialogue, the understanding of the spiritual values of the Renaissance and Enlightenment, the historiosophy of Gregory Skovoroda, …

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ISBN 978-966-02-8312-1

The results of the analysis of ethno-political processes in Halychyna after World War II are represented in the book in the context of the mainstream of social changes under the Soviet Communist regime and in independent Ukraine. The link between political and ethnical factors is analysed on the bases of demographical shifts in the structure of population of Ivano-Frankivs’k, Lviv and Ternopil administrative regions, as well as socio-professional stratification of the local population, its linguistic, cultural and religious advantages, specific features of regional identity, electoral etc. social behaviour.

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ISBN 978-066-02-8257-5

The book was published at the initiative of the “International society of the Germans Ukraine – Wiedergeburt with the financial support of the Federal Ministry of the Interior of Germany through the charity «Development Society” on the results of the All-Ukrainian scientific conference “History of the Germen in Ukraine”, which was held on 3 March, 2017 in I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine.

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