The formation of transnational elite as a factor of modern globalization processes

  • M. A. Artemenko The Oles Honchar Dnepropetrovsk national university
Keywords: transnational elite, ukrainian national elite, globalization, mondialization


This article deals with the characteristics of the formation of transnational elite and its influence on contemporary political and economic processes in the world, the problems of existence and communication with the Ukrainian national elite. The emergence of transnational elites due to the logic of globalization –transformation of the world in a certain social integrity. In this context, there is a loss of current national elites completeness of legitimacy and the emergence of new transnational subject of history, extending its authority throughout the world space and creates a new format of authority. The author gives his own definition of this phenomenon and proposes to consider the transnational elite association as the most influential members of certain 3 classes. In this article are identified the determinants of the formation of a transnational elite, as well as the basic platforms of its interaction (World Economic Forum, the Bilderberg Group, the Asian forum, and so on). Particular attention is paid to the analysis of communication transnational elite with the Ukrainian national elite, which is directly linked to the future political development of Ukraine, forced to adapt to the challenges of globalization and seek answers to them. In this context, the author notes the importance of the Yalta European Strategy, which is a platform of convergence Ukrainian elite with the worldwide elite. In the article is also reviewed the program «promoting democracy» as an example of conscious realization different political and economic projects around the world by transnational elite.


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M. A. Artemenko, The Oles Honchar Dnepropetrovsk national university


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Artemenko, M. A. (2014). The formation of transnational elite as a factor of modern globalization processes. Scientific and Theoretical Almanac Grani, 17(11), 91-96. Retrieved from