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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Ukrainian society: political and psychological dimension of generational change : a collection of scientific papers. Proceedings of the All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference, Kyiv, December 15, 2023 / Edited by Yu. Shaihorodskyi. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine. Kyiv–Nizhyn: Publisher Lysenko M. M., 2023. 304 p. ISBN 978-617-640-628-0

The collection contains the materials of the All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference „Ukrainian Society: Political and Psychological Dimension of Generational Change”, which took place in Kyiv on December 15, 2023. The scientific event was organized and conducted by the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine within the framework of the research work „The Concept of Unity of Ukraine: Origins, Evolution, Political Relevance” (state registration number: 0122U000572) in cooperation with the Institute of Social and Political Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, the Association of Political Sciences of …

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Political security of Ukraine: problems of political and state governance. Predictive evaluation, mechanisms of provision: analytical note. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 64 p.

The analytical note contains an analysis of the current situation and predictive assessments of probable dangers that may threaten political stability in Ukraine in war conditions, as well as individual proposals for overcoming them. Research attention is focused on problems that may arise during the exercise of state power, especially along the “center-region” line, in relations between subjects of the country’s political field. The problems associated with the implementation of the tasks of mobilizing the country to resist military aggression are highlighted and analyzed, as well as existing contradictions in inter-ethnic relations, in inter-church confrontation in the Orthodox environment, and …

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The Dialectics of the National-Civic and Ethnic in Ukrainian Society : monograph / Author's team: V. Kotygorenko (head, ed.), A. Dehterenko, O. Kalakura, N. Kochan, O. Liashenko, L. Mazuka, Yu. Nikolaiets, V. Novorodovskyi. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 640 p. ISBN 978-617-14-0128-0
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Ukraine: Consolidation. Unity. Victory. Action: materials of the round tables "History in us and we in history: psychology of historical memory" (October 19, 2022 and October 19, 2023) / for the science. ed. Yu. Shaihorodskyi and S. Chunikhina. Kyiv: Institute of Social and Political Psychology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2023. 135 p. ISBN 978-617-8352-04-2

The peer-reviewed collection of scientific works includes the materials of the Sixth Round Table “History in Us and We in History: Psychology of Historical Memory”, special project “Ukraine: Consolidation. Solidarity. Unity” (October 19, 2022) and the Seventh Round Table “History in Us and We in History: Psychology of Historical Memory”, special project “Civilizational Subjectivity of Ukraine – Unity. Victory. Action” (October 19, 2023).

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Horbatiuk M. V. The political elite of Vinnytsia region: organizational, axiological and behavioral models : monograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 296 р. ISBN 978-617-14-0126-6

In the monograph, based on a wide range of diverse sources and literature, the author analyzes the process of establishing of the regional political elite of Vinnytsia region – its structure at various historical stages, as well as the main mechanisms of recruitment and promotion channels of elite actors. The immanent connection of the old Communist Party elite of the Soviet era with the modern regional political elite of Vinnytsia region is shown. The key values and identities of the regional elite have been identified and characterized, and it has been established that the real values are in stark contrast …

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Soldatenko V. F. Concepts of the Ukrainian revolution and national unity in the light of political practice of 1917 and 1920 : monograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 608 p. ISBN 978-617-14-0125-9

In the monograph, an attempt is made to recreate the complex and contradictory process of ideological substantiation of the organically interconnected concepts of the Ukrainian national-democratic revolution and national unity, to trace their essential evolution under the influence of the experience of implementation in social and political practice in 1917–1920. Scientific analysis and evaluations have been carried out in the context of historiographic trends of different periods and schools. The study was carried out within the framework of the research work “The Concept of the Unity of Ukraine: Origins, Evolution, Political Relevance” (state registration number: 0122U000572). The book is intended …

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Ethnopolitics in Ukraine in the Context of Modern Socio-political Changes: Real State, Challenges, Prospects : monograph / edited by Voynalovich V. A. (head, scientific editor), Yelensky V. Ye., Kulyk V. M., Malinovska O. A., Nabok S. V., Polishchuk Yu. M., Ryabchuk M. Yu. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2023. 424 p. ISBN 978-617-14-0077-1
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Political System of Ukraine: Constitutional Model and Political Practices : P 49 Monograph / authors’ coll.: G. I. Zelenko (supervisor, scientific editor) and other. Kyiv : KIP&EtS of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 536 р. ISBN 978-617-14-0109-9

The monograph is devoted to the study of the institutional, normative-legal and informative-communicative subsystems of the political system of Ukraine from the point of view of the combination of formal and real constitutionalism. Non-political institutions are studied – civil society organizations, financial and industrial groups, media, which directly influence the nature of the political system and political practices. The publication is designed for politicians, experts, scientists, students and post- graduate students and everyone who wants to understand the intricacies of the functioning of the political system of Ukraine, understand cause-and-effect relationships and explain the peculiarities of political practices.

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Unity of Ukraine: history and modernity : coll. of science works Materials of the All-Ukrainian science conference, Kyiv, January 19, 2023 / edited by Yu. Zh. Shaihorodskyi; Edited by: Z. V. Zahozhai, V. D. Yaremchuk. KIP&EtS of the NAS of Ukraine. Kyiv–Nizhyn : Рublisher Lysenko М. М., 2023. 208 р. ISBN 978-617-640-598-6
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Mayboroda O. M. The Ethnic Traps of Decolonization: African Experince : monograf. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Poitical and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2023. 216 p. ISBN 978-617-14-0093-1
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New generation of Ukrainian politicians in the conditions of war and post-war social transformations: materials of the round table (Kyiv, November 15, 2022) [Electronic resource] / Scient. ed. Yu. Zh. Shaihorodskyi, S. L. Chunikhina; National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, Institute of Social and Political Psychology. Kyiv: Talkom, 2022. 36 p. ISBN 78-617-8016-64-7

The collection contains the materials of the round table “New generation of Ukrainian politicians in the conditions of war and post-war social transformations”, which took place on November 15, 2022. The indicators of the turnover of political generations in Ukraine; political and psychological portraits of the new generation of Ukrainian politicians; synchronization of processes of change of political generations in Ukraine and the world are analyzed. The authors investigate the causal relationships between the rotation of political generations and changes in mass consciousness; necessary prerequisites for the formation of a new political elite within civil society. Particular attention is paid …

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Kondratenko O. Yu. Ukraine in world democracy ratings : мonograph. Kyiv : Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2023. 176 p. ISBN 987-617-14-0034-4

The monograph covers the issue of political governance in Ukraine in accordance with the world rankings of democracy. The research and analytical reports of such international non-governmental organizations as «Freedom House», «The Economist Intelligence Unit», «Reporter without Borders» and others were taken into account. Based on the analysis of these materials, the dynamics of the index and rating of democracy of Ukraine against the background of the state of global freedom during 1996–2021 – a period of active monitoring of Ukrainian political processes. The monograph is intended for social scientists, politicians, experts and anyone interested in the democratization of management …

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Crises of political development in Ukraine: causes, content and methods of leveling : monograph / authors’ coll.: G. I. Zelenko (head of authors’ coll., scientific editor), R. V. Balaban, S. G. Brekharya, L. L. Kiyanitsa, O. Yu. Kondratenko, N. V. Kononenko, T. M. Lyashenko. Kyiv : KIP&EtS of the NAS of Ukraine, 2022. 352 р. ISBN 978-966-02-9488-2

The monograph analyzes political development crises as components of the modernization crisis syndrome. The neo-institutional approach, which is the basis of the proposed research, made it possible to analyze the development of Ukraine during the years of independence through the prism of crisis phenomena, which have a systemic and permanent nature and, in their combination, convergence and interpenetration, slow down, and sometimes make impossible, the processes of democratization. Crises of political development, among which the authors analyze the crisis of identity, the crisis of legitimacy, the crisis of penetration, the crisis of distribution, and the crisis of participation in their …

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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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Shapoval Yu. "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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Modern political discourse on the problems of multipolar restructuring of the modern world: monograph / author team: Z. Samchuk, V. Levkulich, Yu. Shapoval, O. Chorny, V. Kovalevskiy; general ed. Z. Samchuk. Kyiv: Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine, 2022. 400 p. ISBN 978-617-14-0095-5
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Yasinska A. 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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