Authority and elites in a global information society

Kochetkov A.P.,

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Professor of the Department of Russian Politics on the Faculty of Political Science of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University,

For citation:

Kochetkov A.P. Authority and elites in a global information society. – Polis. Political Studies. 2011. No. 5. P. 8-20. (In Russ.)


Influence of elites on the character of the political regime under the conditions of transition of the world community into a global information society – this is the problem dealt with in the article. A new vertical of power in the making is retraced, changing methods and ways of governing shown – being adopted by ruling elites under the new historical conditions. As is especially stressed, the observed tendencies have a universal character.

Content No. 5, 2011

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