Monographs

Civilization identity of Ukraine: history and modernity / Author's team: O. Rafalskyi (supervisor), Ya. Kalakura (scientific editor), O. Kalakura, M. Yurii. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies, 2022. 512 s. ISBN 978-966-02-9883-5

The monograph examines the phenomenon of Ukrainian civilizational identity, its origins, becoming and current condition in the context of humanitarian interdisciplinarity, combination of historical, philosophical, politological, sociological and cultural methods of cognition, from the standpoint of civilizational, anthropological and sociocultural approaches. Theoretical and methodological principles of the essence of civilizational identity, its structure: ethnic, national, cultural, religious, political, civic, european and other components, the relationship of civilizational identity with mentality and globality in the dynamics of historical progress and transformations since the era of Middle Ages, Kyivan Rus state, Renaissance, modern and ending with postmodern are being clarified. The historical …

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Anthropological code of Ukrainian culture and civilization (two books). ISBN 978-966-02-9281-9

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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Political process in independent Ukraine: summaries and problems: monograph. Ed. 2, complemented. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2022. 704 p. Bevz T. A. , Voynalovych V. A., Gorbatiuk M.V., Zelenko G. I., Kalakura O. Ya., Karmazina M. S., Kondratenko O. Yu., Kotsur V. V., Kochubey L. O., Lyashenko O. O., Mayboroda O. M., Nikolaiets Yu.O., Novorodovsky V. V., Rafalskiy O. O., Ryabchuk M. Yu., Samchuk Z. F. ,Shaihorodskyi Yu. Zh. , Shapoval Yu. I. ISBN 978-966-02-9971-9
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Sociopolitical and historical aspects of developing the modern Jewish community in Ukraine: European context : monograph. Authors team: Podolskyi A. (head of the authors team), Hon M., Zhuravel P., Ivchyk N., Kozerod O., Levitas F., Popova K., Ramazanov Sh., Tуaglyy M., Turov I. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2022. 376 p. ISBN 978-966-02-9967-2
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Yu. Shapoval. "The Unforgiven. Oleksandr Dovzhenko and the communist special services". Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Instytut Studiów Politycznych PAN. Warsaw–Kyiv–Kharkiv, 2022. 354 p. ISBN 978-83-66819-30-6 ISBN 978-83-66819-30-6

The book contains a story about the unknown Oleksandr Dovzhenko (1894–1956). A participant in the struggle for independent Ukraine, later a member of the “Borotbists” party, and then a diplomat, artist, writer and film director with a world name, he found himself under the close supervision of the communist special services for many years. They recorded his every step, his mood, his plans, his activities, and there were many informants in his inner circle. In the work on the book, the author-compiler used unique documents and materials from the form case, as well as other archival sources. Their analysis allows …

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Yasinska Alina. Behavior of voters who did not decide in electoral processes in Ukraine and european countries (2010–2019) : monograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2022. 328 p. ISBN 978-966-02-9910-8

The monograph examines the behavior of undecided voters, based on an analysis of the presidential and parliamentary election campaigns of 2010-2019 in Ukraine, France and Poland. The main factors influencing the formation of electoral preferences of citizens, the reasons for the growth of electoral uncertainty and absenteeism are identified. Recommendations for reducing the level of electoral uncertainty among the population of Ukraine are proposed. Text of the monograph (PDF)

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Bevz T. Regional political elite of Sumy region: values, identities, political behavior : monograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2022. 224 р. ISBN 978-966-02-9911-5

The monograph analyzes the source and historiographical base of the research. Against the background of the analysis of all-Ukrainian elite processes, the formation and development of regional elites of the Sumy region in the period from the end of 1991 to 2021 were studied. The transformation of regional political elite identities and its political values was revealed. The policy of regional identity is conditioned by the culture of regional elites, their ideas about the past and future of the region, the country. Regional political elites often contribute to the growth of polar and conflicting identities. In the process of studying …

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National resilience of Ukraine: hybrid threats challenge response and prevention strategy: national report / ed. count. S. I. Pyrozhkov, O. M. Mayboroda, N. V. Khamitov, E. I. Golovakha, S. S. Dembitsky, V. A. Smoliy, O. V. Skrypnyuk, S. V. Stoetsky / Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studiesof the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Kyiv, 2022. 552 p. ISBN 978-966-02-9908-5

The national report, prepared by the staff of the Section of Social Sciences and Humanities of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The report seeks to justify the concept of national resilience as resilience of the civilizational subject of a country in modern geopolitical conditions. The report also aims to define country’s strategy for ensuring the balance of development on the one hand and successful counteraction to external and internal threats, including hybrid ones on the other. The question of interaction of national resilience and national security of a state is investigated, the problem of institutional maintenance of strategy …

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Hierarchy of values of the population of the East and South of Ukraine: ethnopolitical aspect in the context of Russian aggression : monograph / group of authors: V.A. Voynalovych (head, scientific editor), V. Ye. Yelensky, O. Ya. Kalakura, V. O. Kotyhorenko, V. M. Kulyk, Yu. O. Nikolaiets ,Yu. M. Polishchuk, M. Yu. Ryabchuk. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2021. 344 s. ISBN 978-966-02-9912-2

The monograph analyzes the essential content, condition and dynamics of value orientations of the population of the East and South of Ukraine, its social behavior and social practices in the context of Russian aggression. Based on the use of a broad empirical base, the results of research by sociological services analyzed the main ideologies of «Russian World», the main channels of their spread in Ukraine and ways to adapt to specific Ukrainian realities, the prevalence and dynamics of national and civic values. Demographic distribution and evolution of linguistic identities and practices of the population of East and South of Ukraine, …

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National minorities of Ukraine in the political processes of (1945–1991): scientific discourse: monograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2020. 152 с. ISBN 978-966-02-9909-2

In the monograph it is examined the scientific discourse of the problem of participation of national minorities in the socio-political life of the Ukrainian SSR in 1945–1991, systematized the existing scientific knowledge on this issue and summarized the main problems of Soviet national policy. The comprehensive research of Soviet, modern Ukrainian and foreign scientific literature is carried out, the main directions of scientists research are singled out and development trends are revealed. A number of problems of historical and ethno-political science raised by scholars are covered. Text of the monograph (PDF)

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National fortitude of Ukraine and national security. Analytical note / edited by O. M. Mayboroda. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2022. 40 p.

The analytical note was prepared based on the results of the scientific study “National fortitude of Ukraine: a strategy for responding to challenges and anticipating hybrid threats” by the author’s team under the leadership of the correspondent member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine O. M. Mayboroda. Text of the analytical note (PDF)

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Responsible policy in modern Ukraine: illusions and realities / O. Mayboroda, ed. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies, NAS of Ukraine, 2021. 252 p. ISBN 978-966-02-9881-1

The collective monograph is devoted to the one of most discussed in Ukrainian society problem that concerns the relationship between the character of political governing and socio-economic situation. The focus of the book is key problem to this question – about the level of social responsibility of the country ruling class and its main segments, such as political parties, ruling regime, business corporations, spiritual and intellectual leaders, etc. The book contains analysis of the degree of the ruling class awareness of their responsibility and of their willingness to act responsibly the immediate and long-term consequences of their actions. The analysis …

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Changes in political regimes and prospects for strengthening democracy in Ukraine : monograph / collective work by: Galyna Zelenko (chief researcher, scientific editor), Tetyana Bevz, Svitlana Brekharya, Maria Karmazina, Vladislav Kovalevskiy, Oleg Kondratenko, Nataliya Kononenko, Tetyana Lyashenko, Oleksandr Mayboroda, Yurii Shaihorodskyi. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2021. 416 p. ISBN 978-966-02-9724-1

The present monograph analyses the processes of transformation of the political regime in Ukraine during the period of independence. Resting on a broad empirical basis, this research project analyses a deviant correlation of the projected and the effective political regimes in Ukraine, the specifics of the public administration system, regional practices of the political regime, the nature of political parties and civil society, as well as the aspects of political culture and political consciousness of Ukrainian citizenry under the current political regime in Ukraine, together with the role of financial-industrial groups in political processes. The book analyses the dynamics of …

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ISBN 978-966-02-9225-3

The publication includes unique and previously inaccessible documents from the archives of the communist secret service, revealing the fate of Julian Bachynsky (1870-1940). Public and political figure, brilliant publicist, author of the famous book “Ukraine Irredenta” (1895), which justified the need to create an independent Ukrainian state, a former diplomat of the UPR, he in late 1933 with his daughter Elena came to Kharkov. Having started working in the editorial office of the Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia, Yu. Bachynsky did not suspect that fate would soon change dramatically. The publication is designed for anyone interested in history.

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ISBN 978-966-02-9621-3

The articles included in the collection cover the most important issues of Ukraine’s political development since independence. The problems connected with the choice of the general strategic course of the state, with the transformation of the socio-political system, with the ethno-political and spiritual evolution of the Ukrainian society are considered. For scientists, teachers, students, for everyone who pay attention to the problems of national development.

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ISBN 978-966-02-9477-6

The book presents the results of research on the experience of formation, trends, problems and current challenges of scientific knowledge about the place and role of national minorities of Ukraine in the political processes of XX – XXI centuries, namely: a) early XX century, b) during the First World War, Ukrainian revolution and state formation, c) in the interwar period, d) during the Second World War, e) in the Ukrainian SSR 1945-1990, e) in modern Ukraine. The publication is designed for researches, lectures and graduate students.

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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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