Monographs

ISBN 978-966-02-9281-9 (загальний), 978-966-02-9282-6 (Кн. 1)

The historical, theoretical and methodological principles of scientific knowledge of the anthropological code of Ukrainian culture and civilization, their originality and mystery, at the epicentre of which is Human as a unique and highest value, are clarified. Its essence is revealed as a set of images, means of biological and sociocultural nature, associated with a set of stereotypes of consciousness of an individual or group of people, which are expressed in archetypes, mentality, intellectual, moral and material life, political and social organization of society, its culture and civilization, the transit nature and ability to be inherited. The content and functions …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9533-9

The paper considers a set of issues related to the formation of the civilizational subject of Ukraine at the present stage – identifies the causes and factors that inhibit the formation of geopolitical and geoeconomic subject of Ukraine, establishes the degree of adaptation of domestic legislation and law enforcement system to the European model. manifestations in the spiritual life and culture of Ukraine, the general prospects of establishing Ukraine as a subject of Western civilization on the defining political, socio-economic, legal, spiritual characteristics. The analytical report was prepared based on the results of the research “Subject of Ukraine in the …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9435-6

The study analyzes the mechanisms of recreation of the regional elite in Ukraine in the period from late 1991 to 2019. Against the background of the analysis of all-Ukrainian processes of formation and development of the elite, the formation of regional elites Vinnytsia, Poltava, Sumy are studied. Particular attention is paid to the formation and transformation of elite identities and their political values.

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ISBN 978-966-02-9532-2

The collective monograph examines the interdependence between the institutional aspects of the bifurcation of the Ukrainian political field and the moral and political consolidation of the country. Particular attention is paid to the issue of responsibility of the main political actors to the moral values ​​established in society. The influence of politics on especially acute manifestations of the social crisis in Ukraine is revealed. The monograph was prepared based on the results of the research project “Political field of Ukraine in a situation of social crisis: authority, opposition, political parties, non-governmental organisations:”, carried out within the target research program “Social …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9543-8

The study analyzes the features and stages of the formation and development process of political parties in Ukraine in the period from late 1990 to early 2020. Particular attention is paid to the phenomenon of renaming parties (which contributed, among other things, a kind of artificial increase in as well as program goals and proclaimed ideals), the specifics of the emergence in their environment in a period of multi-party “personal”, nominal and regional parties, destructive (mostly) phenomenon of the emergence and functioning of parties whose names duplicate the names of chronologically earlier political formations, the activity of which for one …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9563-6

The collection includes 18 materials published or prepared for publication by the author over the last five years. They reflect the scientific search, which is filled with domestic historical science, which develops current issues of experience of the XX century. Some of the publications devoted to projects carried out jointly with foreign colleagues have appeared in Russian-language publications and are little known to Ukrainian readers. In preparation for publication, all of them were revised, if necessary, they were made with the necessary corrections and minimal additions to agree between the plots of the book. In the case of reprints, the …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9291-8

The book results from the research on “Ethno-political factors of consolidation of the contemporary Ukrainian society” carried out by the scholars of the ethno-political department of the Ivan F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies in 2017-2019. It presents the detailed analysis of ethno-political factors of consolidation of the contemporary Ukrainian society, outlines the conceptual framework for the analysis, and examines the available relevant studies on the topic. The dynamics of changing ethno-cultural and social identities in the aftermath of the Revolution of Dignity is scrutinized as the most complex and controversial phenomenon. Substantial attention is paid to the …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9334-2

The proposed collective scientific work considers the issues of social and political activity and historical memory of the Jewish community in the context of Ukraine’s European integration. The paper examines the influences of historical memory on the formation of the political and cultural identity of the Jews of Ukraine, the role and contribution of the Jewish community to the European development of the country. The collective monograph is intended for political scientists, historians, humanities students, all those who are interested in research in the sphere of Ukrainian Judaism and the modern development of political, social, religious and cultural life of …

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Kotsur V. V. National minorities of Ukraine in the context of socio-political transformations of 1990’s of 20 century – beginning of 21 century: monograph / V. V. Kotsur. – Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, (Kyiv region.): Dombrovska Y.M., 2019. – 594 p ISBN 978-617-7747-03-0

The monograph deals with the multinational socio-political, socio-cultural space of Ukraine in 1990’s of 20 century – beginning of 21 century in the scientific discourse of scientists, polylogue of state bodies and public movements. A comprehensive study of national minorities is conducted as a subject of Ukrainian statebuilding, a determining factor of socio-cultural progress, socio-political transformations and, at the same time, political instability in the context of the foreign policy challenges of 1990’s of 20 century  – beginning of 21 century, which brings Ukrainian society closer to the peculiar point of bifurcation – a new state, promising solutions for conflict …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9281-9 (загальний), 978-966-02-9283-3 (Кн. 2.)

The historical, theoretical and methodological principles of scientific knowledge of the anthropological code of Ukrainian culture and civilization, their originality and mystery, at the epicentre of which is Human as a unique and highest value, are clarified. Its essence is revealed as a set of images, means of biological and sociocultural nature, associated with a set of stereotypes of consciousness of an individual or group of people, which are expressed in archetypes, mentality, intellectual, moral and material life, political and social organization of society, its culture and civilization, the transit nature and ability to be inherited. The content and functions …

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ISBN 978-617-7654-44-4 (Видавництво Анетти Антоненко), 978-966-521-744-2 (Ніка-Центр)

Petro Shelest has a special place in the political history of Ukraine of the XX century. Having gone through a difficult life path, in 1963 he became the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine. He supported Khrushchev and his political line, but he was among those who brought L. Brezhnev to power. He opposed the “Prague Spring” of 1968 and at the same time he blocked the total suppression of dissent in Ukraine. He recognized Stalin’s authority and at the same time he demanded that the Moscow leadership adhere to the officially declared principles …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9194-2

The monograph examines the processes of formation, development and decline of civilizations. The main focus is on the development of Ukrainian regional civilization. The anti-Ukrainian orientation of Russian civilization myths about the common historical memory is shown. The status and prospects of Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration as a change in its civilization course are considered. The book is intended for researchers, higher education teaching staff and a wide range of readers.

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ISBN 978-966-02-9246-8

The collection contains an analysis of the course of democratic reforms in Ukraine under the influence of external and internal factors. The consequences of the most urgent social reforms are assessed, the problems connected with the manipulative practices of the authorities, using the peculiarities of mass psychology are considered, the evolutionary changes in the values ​​of the population of Ukraine are characterized as a factor promoting democratic transformations. The collection is based on the results of the scientific project “Democratization of political institutions and social development in Ukraine”, performed at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9242-0

The book analyses the course and results of the presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine in 2019. The pre-election status of Ukrainian society, its interests, requests for new politicians, and social needs are characterized. A comparative analysis of the candidates’ programs for the post of President of Ukraine and the status of people’s deputy is carried out. Innovative trends in the use of election technologies are evaluated. The probable prospects of Ukraine for the election results are outlined. The monograph is prepared based on the results of the research project “Election Process 2019 in Ukraine in the light of public …

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ISSN 978-966-02-9202-4

The monograph presents a study of the manifestations of political opportunism of decision-makers in the formation of state expenditures for social protection and social security in the conditions of financial and economic crisis of 2008-2009 in Ukraine. The main attention is paid to the analysis of the political regime and political and socio-economic orientations of Ukrainian society, their role in the implementation of fiscal manipulation. Considering the political conditionality and economic feasibility of decisions aimed at improving social standards during the crisis, the peculiarities of the process of their development, adoption and implementation, as well as the electoral consequences in …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9032-7

The collection of scientific papers analyzes political processes in Ukraine, the role of political actors and subjects of politics in the process of developing strategies for the development of the state during the independence period. On the basis of a wide array of domestic and foreign sources, the problems of influence of socio-cultural, socio-economic and external factors are analyzed, which, from the authors’ point of view, have affected the nature of both the strategies of socio-political development of the state and their weakness or absence. As Ukraine is a country with poorly functioning political institutions, particular attention is paid to …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9054-9

The research is devoted to the analysis of literature on the problem of studying the phenomenon of political elites in Ukraine as a whole and at the regional level in the period from the end of 1991 – 2018, and in particular in such regions as Vinnytsia, Lviv, Poltava, Sumy and Chernivtsi oblasts. The source base, the empirical material on the functioning of regional elites are characterized, and the further analysis should facilitate critical and impartial thinking on the issue.

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ISBN 978-966-02-9021-1

The monograph provides an overview of Ukrainian political discourse in the era of democratic transit. The key aspect of the analysis is the shared responsibility factor, which is seen as implicitly embedded in the constitutional foundations of Ukrainian politics. Increasing its importance to the critical importance of citizens’ communications in the critical moments of the national protest movements of 2004 and 2013-2014, reveals the crucial role of political discourse as a carrier of the institutional memory of the Ukrainian community during the democratic transition.

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Victor A. Vojnalovych, Natalia I. Kochan. Religion, Politics and Ethnicity in Halychyna: from the Soviet Post-World War II Time to Present. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2018. – 408 p. ISBN 978-966-02-8968-0

The book presents scholarly account of interaction between religion, ethnicity and politics in Ukrainian Halychyna region from Post-World War II Soviet time to present days in independent Ukraine, period that reveals variety of quite different patterns of interaction between religion and politics, religion and ethnicity.

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