Borodin Alexander

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  • № 2, 2004

    • Polarity of electoral preferences in Russia. (The outcomes of the State Duma elections in the Russian Federation in 1993-2003).

      The analysis of electoral preferences is one of traditional and the most advanced directions of the political science. A number of principle approaches and applied techniques to the analysis of the electorate's behavior has turned from an experimental category into the area of research routine. At the same time looking-for such integrating parameters, which would allow appreciating to the maximum practicable extent and, if it is possible, just to assay the current state of political area and vectors of its evolution, has not been quitted. The article offers the handling to this task, which is bound up with the appliance of a new kind of one of such parameters - an index of polarization.

      Pages: 5-26