public power

Creating a professional culture of public authority officials

The article reveals the peculiarities of creating a professional culture of officials in public authorities, outlines the relevance of the article’s topic and provides an analysis of the status of scientific research of the issue. The main definitions of the concept of ‘professional culture’ have been studied. The article analyzes distinctive peculiarities of managers’ culture and the factors affecting the creation of a professional culture of public authority officials.

Legitimacy of power as a legal phenomenon and its manifestations in the conditions of democratic transformation

The article analyzes the issue of the legal nature of legitimacy, which is the main attribute of public authority in the process of interaction with civil society institutions. It is a necessary condition for the functioning of public power in a democratic transformation conditions that ensures political stability and law and order in the state. Legitimacy includes three basic elements: justice, legality, and expediency, which are closely interrelated.