Geopolitical research in ukrainian science

  • O. V. Dashevs’ka Alfred Nobel university in Dnipropetrovsk
Keywords: Geopolitics, Ukraine, geopolitical research, science, geopolitical trends, theses, Political Science

Abstract

The intensity and diversity of political and geopolitical processes in Ukraine give greater empirical basis for Geopolitical Studies. However, the popularity of this research is purely populist currents, leaving only a quarter of all science research. The aim of the study is to examine the specific dynamics and geopolitical studies in modern Ukrainian political thought. This paper reviews the dissertation research of local scientists. It was noted that most of the work falls on political sciences, specialty 23.00.04 - political problems of international systems and global development. The main trends in domestic geopolitical studies: 1. Identification of Ukraine’s place on the geopolitical map of the world by analyzing the geopolitical position and historical and political research; 2. Study regional issues, bilateral relations between countries; 3. Research general issues of international security, terrorism and the role of Ukraine in the system of international security; 4. Analysis of ethnic and political problems in Ukraine and their impact on international relations; 5. Investigation euro integration aspirations of Ukraine as the only right in terms of the geopolitical position; 6. General geopolitical studies that examined the practice of various geopolitical theories and concepts in different times and different countries. The analysis presented dissertations and other scientific literature suggests domestic authors only the first stage of mastering such important political science as geopolitics. 

Author Biography

O. V. Dashevs’ka, Alfred Nobel university in Dnipropetrovsk
PhD in economics, associate professor

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Published
2015-12-29
How to Cite
Dashevs’ka, O. V. (2015). Geopolitical research in ukrainian science. Scientific and Theoretical Almanac Grani, 19(1), 59-65. https://doi.org/10.15421/1716010
Section
POLITICAL SCIENCE