The article analyzes modern concepts of understanding the phenomenon of "civil society" on the basis of a significant array of source base, both domestic and foreign. In particular, an attempt was made to systematize and classify research approaches to understanding the content, patterns of formation and development of civil society in modern world and Ukrainian scientific discourse. Thus, we can distinguish at least seven relatively independent research approaches and many more attempts to synergistically combine different of them in certain authorial combinations.
The article analyzes the principles of interaction between state power and opposition, focuses on the content and nature of each. The authors’ proposals on their legislative fixing and regulatory regulation of mechanisms for their implementation are provided. It is noted that the legal and factual conditions for the peaceful coexistence of state power and opposition are the benchmark for assessing the democratic maturity of any political system.
The influence of legal regulation on the state unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine is
investigated. It is determined that the sovereignty of Ukraine extends over the whole territory, the
territorial structure is based on the principles of unity and integrity of the state territory within the
existing borders. State unity and integrity of the state territory means that the constituent parts of the
state are inextricably interconnected, characterized by internal unity. Territorial unity and integrity
The article analyzes problems of legal regulation of interaction between state power andopposition. The attention is drawn to the potential constitutional and legislative forms ofinteraction between the government and the opposition. The authors’ suggestion sonsolvingproblems of interaction of state power and oppositioninUkraine are presented
The issues of the public authority nature and content are analyzed, and the scientific approaches of this concept understanding are characterized in this scientific article. On the basis of this, the public power structure, features and the main implementation forms are clarified. In particular, attention is drawn to the correlation of socio-political, state and public authorities. The common and distinctive features are determined, in particular, the author draws attention on the nature of the exercise of such power, the subject structure and territory.
The essence and nature of civil (personal) rights, securement of which is the main criterion for the legitimacy of state power is found. Implementation of civil rights, according to the author, is closely linked to the political rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution.
Philosophical maintenance of functioning of the legal state opens up in the state known theory of B. Kistyakovsky. The modern state of ukrainianstate known necessitates rethinking the foundations of theoretical and philosophical-legal state understanding as the real, objective phenomenon, that is in permanent development, exists not self on itself, but in close connection with the economic, political, spiritual terms of the society life, with human nature, its necessities.
The article examines the place and role of the national state and the substance of the creative process. Particular attention is paid to the national spirit, national mentality and national consciousness of the individual in public-power mechanisms. Attempting to determine the national substance in transformational paradigm of modern society.