Opportunities and threats of political order organisation in institutional dimension of political system functioning

  • O. V. Bashtannyk The Oles Honchar Dnepropetrovsk national university
Keywords: political institute, political institution, political order, social order, political system, institutionalization, fragmentation


Proved that in the presence of the ground for nondemocratic transformations in political system intensified tendencies to differentiation rules of informal (institualized) order and functioning of formal (institutionalized) structures. A positive value of local plurality as important and even necessary part of the social order foundations is transformed into a negative role of fragmentation macropolitical order of public authorities, which segments power relations to the complex of microorders, in fact, semi-legal authority. Substantiated that the use of negative social capital promote the integration of «inner circle» of political players which interested in an advantageous result for them and disorganization of management official institutions within the national policy. Thus, with great certainty it is possible to speak about the presence in nondemocratic political regime of, at first sight, nonobvious benefits for ruling mechanism of the existence and functioning of informal, beyond the institutional, political order as a phenomenon of political reality. Politicians, effectively not fulfilling theirs part of the social contract with the people, try not to let the final break of this symbolic agreement at present and so through a variety of resources destabilize the consolidation of civil society. That can be manifested, for example, in the construction of such life circumstances (artificially or naturally), under which a person is compelled to resort to illegal methods of problem solving, then directly or indirectly may reproach her to minimize all attempts to fight against unjust government.

Author Biography

O. V. Bashtannyk, The Oles Honchar Dnepropetrovsk national university
PhD in political science, lecturer


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How to Cite
Bashtannyk, O. (2016). Opportunities and threats of political order organisation in institutional dimension of political system functioning. Grani, 19(4), 136-142. https://doi.org/10.15421/1716091