The journal is recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission under the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation for publishing the main results of dissertations for the degree of candidate and doctor of science.
The journal is published with the assistance of the Department of civil society MGIMO - University and the Centre for studies of civil society and nonprofit sector, National research University "Higher school of Economics", Academy of development of civil society.
Issued since 2011
The journal covers such issues as institutions, practices and ideas of civil society, political parties and public organizations, civil society institutions in the Russian Federation in the constitutional and legal context, publishes scientific articles on human rights and freedoms, religion and society, sociological problems, as well as historical aspects of the formation of civil society.
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